Research Revealed: Meet the BU Proposal Library

November 11th, 2020

October 2020 | Information & Support for the BU Research Community Insider Insights A Resource to Make Your Next Proposal More Competitive  The BU Proposal Library is an ever-growing repository of successful grant applications submitted by BU faculty to external funders, available to BU's research community for reference during proposal prep. "Ten Simple Rules" for building an antiracist research lab ... More

Limited Submission Opportunity: Dan David Foundation: Dan David Prize

November 9th, 2020

DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 30, 2020. The Dan David Prize recognizes and encourages innovative and interdisciplinary research that cuts across traditional boundaries and paradigms. It aims to foster universal values of excellence, creativity, justice, democracy, and progress and to promote the scientific, technological and humanistic achievements that advance and improve our world. More

Limited Submission Opportunity: Kluge Chairs at the Library of Congress

November 9th, 2020

DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 20, 2020. The Kluge Center in the Library's Thomas Jefferson Building brings a small number of major scholars and thinkers to the Library of Congress every year to use the rich and often unique materials available here. Appointees are chosen on the basis of intellectual accomplishment, the ability to communicate ideas to a broad audience, and their relevance to the challenges faced by democracies in the 21st century. More

Limited Submission Opportunity: St. Baldrick’s Foundation Scholar Awards

November 9th, 2020

DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 20, 2020. The St. Baldrick's Foundation is a volunteer and donor powered charity committed to supporting the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long and healthy lives. Current funding priorities are: New discovery research, translational research and early phase clinical trials, phase III clinical trials & infrastructure support of participating institutions (primarily the fall grant cycle), and education of new pediatric oncology researchers More

Limited Submission Opportunity: Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards

November 9th, 2020

DEADLINE: DECEMBER 18, 2020. The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program supports the research and teaching careers of talented young faculty in the chemical sciences. Based on institutional nominations, the program provides discretionary funding to faculty at an early stage in their careers. More

Limited Submission Opportunity: Oskar Fisher Prize

November 9th, 2020

DEADLINE: DECEMBER 15, 2020. The Oskar Fischer Prize initiative will engage the world’s brightest minds in a comprehensive literature review with the goal of synthesizing that information into one explanation for the cause of Alzheimer’s disease, taking a new systems approach to the research on Alzheimer’s, building on the work Oskar Fischer started over a century ago. More

Memo: Health & Safety Requirements for Research Groups

October 16th, 2020

TO: Boston University Principal Investigators FROM: Gloria Waters, Vice President and Associate Provost for Research  DATE: October 15, 2020 SUBJECT: Action Required: Health & Safety Requirements for Research Groups I'm writing today with important reminders about the COVID-19 protocols required of all Boston University labs, groups, and centers approved for on-campus research. Read on for critical information about: Lab... More

Research Revealed: Bring Your Idea to Market

October 7th, 2020

September 2020 | Information & Support for the BU Research Community Insider Insights You Have an Idea for Impact. What's Next? Director of Faculty Entrepreneurship Rana Gupta explains why you don't need to be an entrepreneur to bring an idea to market, and shares two questions faculty should ask before licensing or marketing... More

Research Revealed: Video Diaries from Reopened Labs

August 24th, 2020

August 2020 | Information & Support for the BU Research Community Insider Insights BU's NEIDL Profiled for "Long Game" Coronavirus Research A July New Yorker feature goes inside the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories, where researchers are in steadfast pursuit of COVID-19 treatments. Behind the Scenes at Kilachand Center Video diaries from on-campus researchers provide a... More

New Policies for Visiting Faculty & Research Scholars and Visiting Students

August 21st, 2020

TO: Boston University Chairs, Directors, and Administrators FROM: Gloria Waters, Vice President and Associate Provost for Research Daniel Kleinman, Associate Provost for Graduate Affairs DATE: August 20, 2020 SUBJECT: New Policies for Visiting Faculty & Research Scholars and Visiting Students On March 17, the University Council approved a new policy for Visiting Faculty & Research Scholars, and on June... More