Category: Event

BU URBAN Spring 2022 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. Trainees who participate regularly in program activities will be prioritized for funding. Research Awards are made in support of interdisciplinary research that spans both Biogeoscience and Environmental Health in urban systems. For the Spring […]

Note from the Director for Spring 2022

February 2, 2022 Dear BU URBAN Community, Welcome to the spring 2022 semester! I hope that your new year and semester are getting off to a great start. In today’s note, I want to acknowledge how much we value the feedback you provide through surveys, over Zoom, and during our end-of-semester feedback sessions. Your reflections […]

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 […]