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

November 25th, 2020

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... More

Year End Planning and Deadlines

November 18th, 2020

In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday Sponsored Programs (SP) and Post Award Financial Operations (PAFO) will be will be closed starting 5pm Wednesday November 25, 2020, re-opening 9am Monday November 30, 2020. Beginning 2pm Wednesday November 25, 2020 there will only be a skeleton staff available to cover emergency items. More

Research Revealed: Meet the BU Proposal Library

November 11th, 2020

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 ... More

Limited Submission Opportunity: Dan David Foundation: Dan David Prize

November 9th, 2020

DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 30, 2020. The Dan David Prize recognizes and encourages innovative and interdisciplinary research that cuts across traditional boundaries and paradigms. It aims to foster universal values of excellence, creativity, justice, democracy, and progress and to promote the scientific, technological and humanistic achievements that advance and improve our world. More

Limited Submission Opportunity: Kluge Chairs at the Library of Congress

November 9th, 2020

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. More

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

November 9th, 2020

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 More

Limited Submission Opportunity: Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards

November 9th, 2020

DEADLINE: DECEMBER 18, 2020. The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program supports the research and teaching careers of talented young faculty in the chemical sciences. Based on institutional nominations, the program provides discretionary funding to faculty at an early stage in their careers. More

Limited Submission Opportunity: Oskar Fisher Prize

November 9th, 2020

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. More

Is your flight compliant with the Fly America Act?

October 22nd, 2020

When booking airfare and charging to sponsored awards, travelers must comply with the Fly America Act which requires travelers to use: A U.S. Flag air carrier (an airline owned by an American company); or A foreign carrier that operates under a U.S. Flag air carrier code-sharing agreement and identifies the... More

Join ACRA’s LinkedIn Group

October 22nd, 2020

Boston University’s Advisory Council for Research Administration (ACRA) was established in 2016 to help build streamlined, simplified, and compliant ways to support the Boston University research enterprise. ACRA brings together representatives from across the research-intensive schools and related central offices to create an engaged and impactful BU research administration community. ... More