Workshops and resources about making research more diverse, equitable, and inclusive.

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 […]

Developing Plans to Promote Equitable and Inclusive Research (2023)

Featuring Sarah Hokanson, Assistant Vice President and Assistant Provost for Research Development and PhD & Postdoctoral Affairs Federal funders, including the Department of Energy, are now asking principal investigators to describe their plans for making their funded research more diverse, equitable, and inclusive. The complexity and detail required of these plans often increases with the […]

Promoting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Biomedical Research: Programs & Funding Opportunities from the National Institutes of Health (2022)

In this virtual presentation to the BU research community, representatives from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) UNITE Initiative will highlight opportunities for diversifying the biomedical research workforce and building new career pathways in the field. They will also touch on opportunities aimed at supporting research addressing health disparities and building health equity. Attendees will have the […]

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 […]

Sexual Harassment in Academia (2019)

Throughout the country, people are talking about sexual harassment—and academia is no exception. Join the Office of Research and Federal Relations for a conversation with two of the leaders behind the landmark report Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture, and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, issued last year by the National Academies of […]

Broadening Participation in STEM (2018)

Hosted by Crystal Williams, Associate Provost for Diversity & Inclusion, this Research on Tap highlighted the exciting array of initiatives and scholarship taking place across BU’s Charles River and Medical Campuses that explicitly seek to increase embodied diversity, improve department/school climate and culture, develop innovative pedagogical interventions, and create stronger pathways for people traditionally underrepresented […]

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