Workshops and sessions related to finding funding, preparing proposals, and cultivating relationships with sponsors.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Find Funding for Biomedical Research: Meet Health Resources in Action (2023)

Health Resources in Action (HRiA) is a nonprofit organization in Boston that manages several award programs for faculty and postdocs to advance public health and medical research. Health Resources in Action will present to Boston University faculty members and postdocs about the following programs: The Charles A. King Trust Postdoctoral Basic/Preclinical Science Award supports research […]

Finding Funding in Clinical Effectiveness Research: Meet the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) (2023)

Featuring: Kisha I. Coa, PhD, Program Officer, Healthcare Delivery and Disparities Research, PCORI The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), in partnership with the Office of Research, the Federal Relations office, and Foundation Relations, will present a workshop to help acquaint BU researchers with PCORI’s mission, funding priorities, programs, and grant application process. PCORI is an independent, nonprofit […]

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 […]

Find Funding in Science & Engineering: Working with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) (2022)

Are you interested in doing research at the leading edge of science and technology? The Defense Sciences Office (DSO) within the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) identifies and pursues high-risk, high-payoff research initiatives across a broad spectrum of science and engineering disciplines and transforms them into important, new game-changing technologies for national security. Current […]

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 […]

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