Office of Research

Oversees BU research, from the many offices that keep research running smoothly to the University-wide centers working to solve society’s biggest challenges.

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Collaboration & Partnership

Industry Engagement

Builds strategic relationships with industry, and works with industry partners to navigate BU’s many disciplines, departments, schools and colleges, identifying the best talent, best research, and best ways to engage students and faculty.

Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Office

Supports strategic, faculty-led initiatives that stimulate existing and new interdisciplinary biomedical research and training across BU.

Technology Development

Works toward commercial applications of the groundbreaking research and discoveries taking place every day at Boston University.

Ethics & Compliance

Research Compliance

Helps faculty, administrators, and staff involved in research  comply with city, state, and national laws and regulations, and maintain standards of integrity, quality, and ethics.

Funding & Grants

Research Development

Supports faculty in obtaining extramural funding and in effectively leading programs for their research and scholarship.

Sponsored Programs

Assists faculty and administrators with all pre-award and post-award needs, including proposal review and submission, award negotiation and acceptance, and related University policies and procedures.

Training & Mentorship

Professional Development & Postdoctoral Affairs

Works with postdocs, doctoral students, and faculty mentors to provide information, resources, and professional development opportunities.

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