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Research Data Management

Office of Research Support

Boston University's Office of Research Support


Project Lifecycle

From funding sources to proposal submission to bringing your product to market, we’re armed with the resources and guidance—online or in person—to support and enhance your research.


Everything you need to know about the laws and regulations that govern academic and medical research.

Forms & Policies

Research forms and policies can change over time as regulations and requirements adjust, so it’s essential to have the most accurate information. This is the place to find the most up-to-date forms and policies.

Training & How To

From ear-tagging to injections to recruiting human subjects, find the answers to your queries here with how-to’s and training sessions. We’re constantly adding resources, so please check back frequently.


As a major research University, we have infused a culture of safety throughout both campuses, at every level, in every sphere. For BU’s research community, this page is a resource for your safety concerns and questions, as well as any issues related to staying compliant.

Tools & Services

Need information on instruments or building services? Or software to track your grants? Think of this page as a hub for research resources—both human and virtual—within BU that can help you pursue your work efficiently and smoothly.


Stay on top of the latest happenings—big and small—within BU’s research support community and keep all the freshest information at your fingertips.

Proposal Development at the BUMC

Boston University School of Medicine: Proposal Development

Proposal Development (PD) at BU School of Medicine serves to assist faculty and principal investigators in developing competitive proposals through providing: