Category: Event

Note from the Director

September 13, 2021 Dear BU URBAN Community, Hello and welcome to the 2021-2022 academic year! I am so grateful that many of us can meet together in person on campus this year where we can continue to train our students in Biogeoscience, Environmental Health, and Statistics to work with our partners to tackle urban environmental […]

BU URBAN Summer 2021 Research and Travel* Awards

We are excited to announce a funding opportunity for all BU URBAN Trainees that supports research or participation* in conferences, meetings, or symposia (referred to hereafter as “conferences”). All trainees are encouraged to apply. Awards are made in support of: Research in interdisciplinary topics that span both Biogeoscience and Environmental Health in urban systems; or Participation* in a conference within 12 months to either present trainee research; or gain exposure […]

Workshop: Science Communication for Youth Audiences

Communicating your science with youth audiences during graduate school is a powerful way to improve public science literacy and inspire the next generation of scientists. In collaboration with the BU’s Wheelock College of Education and Human Development, we are hosting a Science Communication Workshop with the following goals: Introduce graduate students to principles and practices […]

Workshop: Developing and Communicating your Academic Brand

BU URBAN is collaborating with Sasha Goldman from BU PDPA and Amanda Bolgioni-Smith from BU CTSI on a two-part series focused on building, developing, and communicating your academic brand. For all doctoral students, the ability to package and convey your research and expertise can be critical in initiating research or outreach collaborations, building your network, […]

BU URBAN Spring 2021 Research and Travel* Awards

We are excited to announce a funding opportunity for all BU URBAN Trainees that supports research or participation* in conferences, meetings, or symposia (referred to hereafter as “conferences”). All trainees are encouraged to apply. Awards are made in support of: Research in interdisciplinary topics that span both Biogeoscience and Environmental Health in urban systems; or Participation* in a conference within 12 months to either present trainee research; […]

Fall 2020 External Advisory Board Meeting

On November 9, 2020, BU URBAN hosted its Fall 2020 External Advisory Board Meeting, which included External Advisory Board Members (see membership here), BU URBAN leadership, members of BU’s upper administration, university partners, URBAN trainees, and our external evaluation team. During the meeting, we (1) oriented new board members to the BU URBAN Program, (2) […]

Join us for the Urban Ideashop, July 15, 2020, 2-3pm

Calling all BU Graduate Students! Join us on Wednesday, July 15, 2 – 3 pm for our inaugural “Urban Ideashop” focused on Boston-area research, hosted in partnership with BU’s Initiative on Cities and the Urban Inequality Doctoral Workshop. Share ideas with graduate students from across Boston University and learn about new resources and collaborative opportunities. Register here and email Evan […]

Accelerating Climate Solutions: A Science Communication Workshop – April 1, 2020

On April 1, 2020, BU URBAN partnered with Sarah Finnie Robinson, a Senior Fellow at the BU Institute of Sustainable Energy and Founding Director of the 51% Percent Project to offer a Science Communication Workshop titled, “Accelerating Climate Solutions.” Information about the event can be found here, along with the pre-workshop materials and instructions. In total, 18 graduate students participated in […]