All members of the BU community are engaged in creating new knowledge, and BU brings an innovative, entrepreneurial spirit to this work of discovery. BU people take on audacious problems, bring imaginative new approaches to solving them, and work collaboratively to advance knowledge and make meaningful contributions to our world.


Research at BU

The Office of the Dean of Research provides comprehensive information about the research enterprise at BU.


Dedicated Research Centers

Several independent labs, centers and institutes engage faculty and students from across the university. Academic departments sponsor numerous other research labs.

  • Institutes, Centers and Independent Labs

Integrated Research & Teaching

The synthesis of teaching and research is fundamental to BU. Much of this faculty-driven research takes place within academic departments and interdisciplinary programs.


BU is home more than 2 individual libraries, each with a world-class collection of books, journals, films, maps, databases.

Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate Advising and Research (UAR) connects undergraduates with faculty to conduct research, advanced scholarship and creative projects.

  • Undergraduate Research

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