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Find Funding in the Humanities: Meet the Funded (2023)

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has once again invited Boston University to submit a nominee for its New Directions fellowship, a highly competitive opportunity for which only one institutional nominee may apply. This is an internal competition coordinated by the Office of Research, with a deadline of Friday, September 15 (learn more in InfoReady). Eligible candidates will be faculty […]

Creating Connections: An Introduction to the Alda Method with the Alan Alda Center (2023)

Join communication specialists from the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science for an immersive, virtual workshop designed to empower faculty members and researchers with the art of responsive listening and empathic communication. In this interactive session, participants will delve into the transformative world of communication techniques that foster trust and ignite meaningful engagement within the […]

The Innovation Ecosystem: Don’t Go it Alone (2023)

Join us in celebrating the Boston University 2022 Innovator of the Year, Ji-Xin Cheng, professor of biomedical engineering and electrical & computer engineering and Theodore Moustakas Chair Professor in Photonics and Optoelectronics. In celebration of innovation and in recognition of Dr. Cheng, BU Technology Development has organized a discussion with past winners of BU’s Ignition […]

Find Funding for the Sciences: Meet the Research Corporation for Science Advancement (2023)

The Research Corporation for Science Advancement supports scientific research and education and helps scientists solve some of the great questions in the history of science with a focus on chemistry, physics, astronomy, and other related disciplines. In its hundred-year history, Research Corporation has supported the work of nearly 20,000 scientists, many of whom have earned […]

Community-Engaged Research to Advance Health Equity: Co-creating Knowledge through Research (2023)

Co-sponsored by the Clinical & Translational Science Institute Community Engagement Program Are you eager to advance social justice and health equity? Are you wondering how to address sponsors’ requests to describe your plans for engaging community in research? This workshop will describe what it takes to shift power to community through research. The workshop will […]

Find a Research Collaborator: Tools for Making Research Connections at Boston University (2023)

In our rapidly changing world, the problems we face often require creative input from a team of experts that span disciplines. A collaborative and interdisciplinary approach can strengthen research and scholarship, enabling new knowledge and real-world solutions. Yet finding potential collaborators remains a challenging and time-consuming process. To support faculty in this critical effort, Boston […]

Find Funding in Criminal Justice: Meet Arnold Ventures (2023)

Arnold Ventures is one of the leading funders of criminal justice reform in the country with over $1 billion in grants since its inception. Originally founded in 2010 as the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, it was restructured in 2019 as Arnold Ventures and seeks to support high impact innovative research, policy, and advocacy to […]

Building Successful Collaborative Relationships with Policymakers (2023)

Hosted by BU Federal Relations How can faculty share their research findings in a way that successfully influences policy? Join Adam Seth Levine for an in-person workshop on how scholars can develop effective, collaborative relationships with policymakers. Dr. Levine will present new research on why these relationships require effort and intentionality to cultivate, and evidence-based […]

Media Tips: Strategies to Mitigate Risk Before, During, and After Interviews (2023)

Hosted by BU Public Relations Join Meredith Drosback and Tori Fosheim from SciLine for a remote, interactive workshop to learn how scientists and researchers can play an active role in accurate science reporting. Over the course of 90 minutes, the presentation will cover: Similarities and differences between the professional roles of reporters and scientists Steps […]

Finding Funding in the Sciences: Meet the Pew Charitable Trusts (2023)

The Pew Charitable Trusts uses data to make a difference and supports the public interest through research, technical assistance, and strong partnerships to advance powerful, positive change. Pew approaches its mission by partnering with diverse philanthropies and individuals, advancing independent research, and fostering evidence-based policy decisions in areas within the arts and education, conservation, finance […]

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