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Category: Announcements

Now Inviting Labs & Clinics to Place PPE Orders for the Spring

During the spring semester, Sourcing & Procurement (S&P) will continue assisting labs and clinics with the acquisition and distribution of personal protective equipment (PPE) as part of BU’s research recovery effort. With the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases, the supply chain remains extremely constrained, and centralized purchasing maximizes BU’s ability to obtain authentic, high-quality products […]

Research Revealed: Meet the BU Proposal Library

October 2020 | Information & Support for the BU Research Community Insider Insights A Resource to Make Your Next Proposal More Competitive  The BU Proposal Library is an ever-growing repository of successful grant applications submitted by BU faculty to external funders, available to BU’s research community for reference during proposal prep. “Ten Simple Rules” for building an antiracist research lab Tips for keeping collaborations alive […]

Limited Submission Opportunity: Kluge Chairs at the Library of Congress

DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 20, 2020. The Kluge Center in the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building brings a small number of major scholars and thinkers to the Library of Congress every year to use the rich and often unique materials available here. Appointees are chosen on the basis of intellectual accomplishment, the ability to communicate ideas to a broad audience, and their relevance to the challenges faced by democracies in the 21st century.

Limited Submission Opportunity: St. Baldrick’s Foundation Scholar Awards

DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 20, 2020. The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a volunteer and donor powered charity committed to supporting the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long and healthy lives. Current funding priorities are: New discovery research, translational research and early phase clinical trials, phase III clinical trials & infrastructure support of participating institutions (primarily the fall grant cycle), and education of new pediatric oncology researchers

Limited Submission Opportunity: Oskar Fisher Prize

DEADLINE: DECEMBER 15, 2020. The Oskar Fischer Prize initiative will engage the world’s brightest minds in a comprehensive literature review with the goal of synthesizing that information into one explanation for the cause of Alzheimer’s disease, taking a new systems approach to the research on Alzheimer’s, building on the work Oskar Fischer started over a century ago.

Memo: Health & Safety Requirements for Research Groups

TO: Boston University Principal Investigators FROM: Gloria Waters, Vice President and Associate Provost for Research  DATE: October 15, 2020 SUBJECT: Action Required: Health & Safety Requirements for Research Groups I’m writing today with important reminders about the COVID-19 protocols required of all Boston University labs, groups, and centers approved for on-campus research. Read on for […]

Research Revealed: Bring Your Idea to Market

September 2020 | Information & Support for the BU Research Community Insider Insights You Have an Idea for Impact. What’s Next? Director of Faculty Entrepreneurship Rana Gupta explains why you don’t need to be an entrepreneur to bring an idea to market, and shares two questions faculty should ask before licensing or marketing their research. Advancing […]

Research Revealed: Video Diaries from Reopened Labs

August 2020 | Information & Support for the BU Research Community Insider Insights BU’s NEIDL Profiled for “Long Game” Coronavirus Research A July New Yorker feature goes inside the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories, where researchers are in steadfast pursuit of COVID-19 treatments. Behind the Scenes at Kilachand Center Video diaries from on-campus researchers provide a snapshot of […]