Category: News

BU URBAN Fall 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 […]

We’re Hiring! Join our team as a Communications Assistant

Note: This position has been filled, but we will likely be hiring in future semesters! The BU URBAN Graduate Program seeks a creative and hard-working undergraduate student for remote work during the Fall 2021 Semester. Given our ultimate goal of helping cities tackle environmental challenges, the Communications Assistant will collaborate with the URBAN Program Manager […]

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 […]

BU URBAN will be participating in #ShutDownSTEM on June 10, 2020

On Wednesday, June 10, BU URBAN will participate in a day of mourning and reflection for #ShutDownSTEM #ShutDownAcademia #Strike4BlackLives. Instead of business as usual, we will focus on advancing our program’s plan of action to eradicate racism in academia and society at large (see https://www.shutdownstem.com/ for more). Operationally, this means that our Program Manager, Evan Kuras, will […]

Our Statement of Partnership and Solidarity, June 1st, 2020

June 1, 2020 Breathing is fundamental. Whether it is a knee on the back of your neck, decades of air pollution in your neighborhood, or a contagious respiratory virus run amok in your city, at the end of the day, the adverse effects are the same. You can’t breathe. It is no coincidence that each […]

BU URBAN Summer 2020 Research and Travel* Awards

*Due to COVID-19, we expect that most conferences and meetings will be online this summer and into the fall. Regardless, we encourage trainees to apply for funds to participate in gatherings of interest (registration fees, etc.), whether or not travel will be involved. We are excited to announce a funding opportunity for all BU URBAN Trainees that supports research or […]

BU URBAN Travel and Research Funds (Spring 2020)

We’re excited to announce a funding opportunity for all BU URBAN Trainees that supports research or conference travel for presenters. Each award is made in support of Ph.D. research in interdisciplinary research topics that span both Biogeoscience and Environmental Health in urban systems or for trainees who will travel to a meeting or conference to present their work within the year. The application deadline is February 19, 2020 at 5 pm.  Please send your proposal and CV as one PDF to Evan Kuras (URBAN@bu.edu) with […]

URBAN Program featured in BU Today!

Our students are making an impact! #innovation https://t.co/LhDWcEOdSM@BU_Tweets @busphEH @BUbiogeo — BU Urban Biogeoscience & Environmental Health (@bu_urban) September 24, 2019

BU URBAN Travel and Research Funds

We’re excited to announce a funding opportunity for all BU URBAN Trainees that supports research or conference travel for presenters. Each award is made in support of Ph.D. research in interdisciplinary research topics that span both Biogeoscience and Environmental Health in urban systems or for trainees who will travel to a meeting or conference to present their work within the year. The application deadline is September 30, 2019 at 5 pm.  Please send your proposal and CV as one PDF to Pam Templer (ptempler@bu.edu) with […]