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Category: Memoranda

Memo: Timeline for return to on-campus research and clinical work

TO: Boston University Faculty and Staff FROM: Gloria Waters, Vice President and Associate Provost for Research DATE: May 15, 2020 SUBJECT: Timeline for return to on-campus research and clinical work Last week I asked faculty to begin planning for the eventual resumption of on-campus research and clinical work. This unprecedented challenge will require a massive, […]

Order PPE & Supplies for Research and Clinical Needs by May 15

TO: Charles River Campus Faculty PIs, Directors of University-wide Centers, and Directors of Clinical Centers FROM: Gloria Waters, Vice President and Associate Provost for Research DATE: May 8, 2020 SUBJECT: Order PPE & Supplies for Research and Clinical Needs by May 15 This week we began planning for the phased resumption of on-campus research and in-person healthcare […]

Memo: Summer Salary Request Forms Due May 15

TO: Charles River Campus Faculty, Deans, Associate Deans, and Financial Administrators FROM: Gloria Waters, Vice President and Associate Provost for Research Maureen O’Rourke, Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs DATE: April 21, 2020 SUBJECT: Summer Salary Request Forms Due May 15 As summer approaches, it’s once again time for Charles River Campus faculty with nine-month appointments […]

Memo: Planning for the Phased Resumption of On-campus Lab Research

TO: Boston University Faculty FROM: Gloria Waters, Vice President and Associate Provost for Research DATE: May 6, 2020 SUBJECT: Planning for the Phased Resumption of On-campus Laboratory Research Two months into the COVID-19 pandemic, we are beginning to look ahead to the eventual resumption of Boston University’s on-campus research. This return to research laboratories will […]

Memo: Preparation for Potential Cessation of In-Person On-Campus Research

TO: Boston University Faculty, Staff, Graduate Students, and Postdocs FROM: Gloria Waters, Vice President and Associate Provost for Research DATE: March 21, 2020 SUBJECT: Essential On-Campus Research and Preparation for Potential Cessation of In-Person On-Campus Research We have previously asked researchers on both the Charles River and Medical Campuses to minimize laboratory activity to the […]

Memo: COVID-19 Update on Research Activity

TO: Charles River Campus Faculty, Staff, and Graduate Students FROM: Gloria Waters, Vice President and Associate Provost of Research Kate Mellouk, Associate Vice President, Research Compliance Pamela Richmond, IRB Director, Charles River Campus DATE: March 16, 2020 SUBJECT: COVID-19 Update on Research Activity We are writing as a follow-up to our message of March 10 […]

Memo: COVID-19 Planning Information for Labs

TO: Boston University Principal Investigators FROM: Kathryn Mellouk, Associate Vice President, Research Compliance DATE: March 10, 2020 SUBJECT: COVID-19 Planning Information for Labs Dear Colleagues, I am sending this message to all PIs with a registered BU lab with guidance to help you prepare your laboratory and minimize the impact of disruptions related to COVID-19. […]

Memo: Current and Pending Support FAQs to accompany the revised PAPPG

BU researchers, please review the memo below from the National Science Foundation. Issuance of Current and Pending Support FAQs to accompany the revised PAPPG (NSF 20-1) Dear Colleagues: We are pleased to announce issuance of a set of Current and Pending Support Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) that accompany the revised version of the NSF Proposal […]

Memo: Upcoming Changes to NSF Proposal & Award Policies

BU researchers, please review the memo below from the National Science Foundation. Issuance of a Revised Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (NSF 20-1) Dear Colleagues: We are pleased to announce that a revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 20-1) has been issued. The new PAPPG […]

Memo: Town Halls on International Collaboration

TO: Boston University Faculty and Staff FROM: Gloria Waters, Vice President and Associate Provost for Research DATE: September 24, 2019 SUBJECT: Town Halls on International Collaboration In the past year, federal funding agencies have asked researchers to become more vigilant in the disclosure of international collaborations, affiliations, and activities to protect the integrity of US-based […]