Workshops and resources about how to do research at BU.

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 […]

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 […]

Building and Supervising a Research Team (2021)

Whether you are a new faculty member building a research team for the first time or a current faculty member expanding your work across disciplines and/or institutions, creating an effective team environment requires intention and skill. In this workshop, hosted by Sarah Hokanson, Assistant Provost, Professional Development & Postdoctoral Affairs, participants will learn how to […]

Behavioral and Social Sciences at the NIH and Implications for Public Health (2021)

In this virtual presentation to the BU research community, Dr. Bill Riley, Director of the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR), will highlight the behavioral and social science research priorities of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), as well as how researchers can engage with OBSSR. The presentation will touch on the behavioral and social […]

NIH Policies and Clinical Trial Requirements (2018)

Featuring Cindy Monahan, Director, Institutional Review Board, CRC; and Karla Damus, Clinical Research Regulatory and Education Manager and Administrator, This “Research How-To” session will provide an overview of the following NIH policies: Clinical trials registration; Good clinical practice (GCP) training; and Certificates of Confidentiality. During this presentation, we will discuss what is required for investigators […]

Introduction to Survey Research Methods and Design (2015)

Featuring Dr. Dino P. Christenson, Assistant Professor, Political Science Thanks to survey research we have a greater understanding of public opinion and behavior, but designing effective surveys can often be challenging. Applicable to faculty from all disciplines, this presentation by Professor Christenson introduced essential concepts in the design of surveys and highlighted the potential for […]

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