Office of the Vice President and Associate Provost for Research (Research)
The Office of the Vice President and Associate Provost for Research oversees the research enterprise at Boston University. For editorial content on the exciting and innovative research being performed by Boston University faculty and students, please visit the Research homepage.
1 Silber Way, 8th floor
Boston, MA 02215
Sponsored Programs (SP)
Sponsored Programs specializes in assisting faculty and administrators in proposal review and submission, award negotiation and acceptance and University policies and procedures. Sponsored Programs is the coordinating office for all pre-award and non-financial post-award needs.
Post Award Financial Operations (PAFO)
Post Award Financial Operations assists faculty and administrators with financial and compliance oversight of sponsored program accounts, financial reporting and billing, effort reporting, service center rate negotiation, and F&A rate proposals.
Research Compliance (RC)
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.
Learn about and contact the different programs that comprise Research Compliance at BU including IRB, Export Control, EH&S, ROHP, FCOI, and Animal Care.
View Research Compliance org chart as a PDF.
Professional Development & Postdoctoral Affairs (PDPA)
The PDPA Office is a postdocs first stop to improve their experiences as a postdoc at Boston University and their career pursuits in the wider world. This office hosts a variety of professional development and networking events as well as provides helpful resources to postdocs and faculty mentors alike.
CRC: 1 Silber Way, room 909
Med Campus: 72 E. Concord St. room L306
Technology Development (TD)
Technology Development‘s main focus is to commercialize the inventions and discoveries that emerge from Boston University research. The objective is to ensure the development of our groundbreaking research and discoveries by facilitating collaborations with the entrepreneurial and industrial ecosystems through licensing, sponsorship, and new ventures.