Information For Researchers

Research Support Services

a2ru Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities
BU is a member of a2ru, a partnership of institutions committed to supporting the full spectrum of arts and arts-integrative research.

Biostatistics and Epidemiology Data Analytics Center
Data management resource specializing in variety of data capture methods and reports, datasets, and analysis of data.

Clinical Research
Support for investigators as they design and conduct human research studies

Clinical Research Resources office
Provides a range of services, resources, and guidance to BUMC clinical researchers

COS PIVOT funding search
Large database of funding opportunities, free to all BU faculty and staff. Save search criteria to quickly find relevant funding.

Crowdfunding at BU
Putting BU’s most innovative ideas in gear with the power of crowdfunding.

Indicators & Metrics
A collection of strategic and operational indicators from Research administration areas across BU.

Foundation Relations
Builds sustainable, mutually beneficial partnerships with charitable organizations

General Clinical Research Unit
Provides resources to faculty at the Boston University Medical Center

Global Programs
Supports global ideas, from inspiration through implementation

My Grant Expenses A reporting tool that has been developed specifically for Principal Investigators

Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Office
Facilitates interdisciplinary biomedical research across CRC and Medical campuses

Industry Engagement
Assistance to faculty and staff who seek corporate support

Material Transfer Agreements
Overview of how to handle material transfer agreements at BU.

ORCID identifier
A persistent digital identifier unique to you that helps connect you to your work throughout your entire career. Quick and free to register.

Post-Award Financial Operations
Provides seamless processes from pre-award to post-award activities

Professional Development & Postdoctoral Affairs New!
This office is home base for BU’s postdoctoral scholars, while providing professional development to postdocs, doctoral students, and their faculty mentors

Office of Research
Coordinating and facilitating research at BU

Research Compliance
Find forms, policies, procedures, and training related to compliance

Responsible Conduct of Research
Research ethics plan for students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty mentors

Sponsored Programs
Supports the preparation and submission of research proposals and manages funded research projects

Technology Development
Commercializes inventions and discoveries that emerge from BU research

Research Computing Services
Specialized computing and communication facilities, software, training, and consulting in support of computational research at BU

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program
Learn about the program and mentoring students