Boston University Questrom School of Business Professor Rena Conti testifies before the Senate Finance Committee on March 16, 2022.
This virtual event had Boston University faculty share expert advice on preparing competitive CAREER proposals on March 1, 2022. Among the panelists was Lewis-Burke Associates, a federal lobbying and consulting firm in Washington, DC, providing early career investigators with advice on how to best engage with NSF.
Top takeaways from a recent National Institutes of Health (NIH) UNITE Initiative event, which highlighted opportunities for diversifying the biomedical research workforce and building new career pathways in the field. This virtual presentation was held on February 17, 2022.
The BU Center for Innovation in Social Science, Federal Relations, and Foundation Relations hosted a virtual workshop on seeking external research funding on February 7, 2022.
Global Vaccine Access: Insights from International Public Health Experts on Ensuring an Equitable Pandemic Recovery
BU hosted a Global Vaccine Access virtual briefing on July 21, 2021.
Clean Energy & Climate Innovation: New Opportunities for Infrastructure Investment On Wednesday, April 14, 2021, experts from the Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy (ISE), the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (ITIF), and Breakthrough Energy held a virtual discussion on how Congress can successfully incentivize cutting-edge clean energy investments in a future infrastructure package. The […]
BU Federal Relations and the MIT Washington Office hosted a virtual science policy workshop for graduate students and post-docs to learn the basics of science policymaking and advocacy in D.C. Participants heard from several research policy experts and advocates on key aspects of the legislative and regulatory process that impact the federal research enterprise, the […]
Federal Relations and the Office of Research held a workshop on strategies for securing large-scale federal awards on November 2, 2020. Are you interested in building towards a center-scale research award but unsure how to get started? Lewis-Burke Associates LLC, a federal lobbying and consulting firm in Washington, DC, discussed strategies for researchers to ramp […]
On Tuesday, November 12, 2019, Boston University joined the Women’s High Tech Coalition and Bloomberg Government to host a Congressional briefing highlighting innovative ways to diversify science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. Ziba Cranmer from BU Spark!, alumna Fiona Whittington, and other staff from the BU-supported TechTogether spoke to more than 50 Congressional staff, technology policymakers, […]
Congresswoman Lois Frankel (D-FL, CAS ‘70) told a standing room-only crowd of more than 100 BU alumni who gathered on Capitol Hill on October 23rd that her time at BU “so changed my life.” In response to questions from moderator Dr. Christine Hunter (MED ‘80, CAS ‘80), Frankel discussed important moments in her political career, […]