Boston

URBAN.Boston is focused on bringing researchers and community members together to work on mutual areas of interest including but not limited to health, housing, education, transportation, and the ability for community members to use diverse data sources and analytic methods to devise evidence-based interventions. Additionally, URBAN.Boston will continue to enhance its communications capabilities to connect the Boston community around engaged research and action.

History of Boston Node
URBAN.Boston Organizational Structure and Leadership

CONTACTS
URBAN.Boston is hosted at UMASS Boston’s McCormack Graduate School, Department of Public Policy. For more information about URBAN Boston, please contact us:University of Massachusetts Boston
McCormack Graduate School
Department of Public Policy
100 Morrissey Drive
Boston, MA 02125

Email URBAN.BOSTON at: urban.boston@umb.edu

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NEWS

  • 2014 Lynton Colloquium at UMass Boston

    On Monday, September 15, 2014, the New England Resource Center for Higher Education (NERCHE) will host its 3rd Annual Lynton Colloquium on the Scholarship of Engagement at the University of Massachusetts Boston.  The event will build upon the success of the 2013 Colloquium, where nearly 150 faculty and higher education administrators from New England (and beyond) gathered to ...

  • Community Members’ Guide to Submitting a Community-Engaged Research Federal Grant Application

    This guide was written for community-based organizations interested in community-based research partnerships with academic researchers. In addition to the guide, the web page includes an Appendix and other helpful resources. Click here to learn more! Author(s): Tufts CTSI Laurel K. Leslie, MD, MPH Christina Mulé, PhD Carolyn Rubin, EdD Nathan Allukian, BA Joe Hodgkin, BA Marcia Izzi, MPH Joseph Braitsch II, MRP Community Partners Chien-Chi Huang, MS Megan Cheung, RN, LICSW Vivien Wu, BA Mei-Hua Fu, MS, MEd Alex ...

  • Excellent Resource from Tufts CTSI

    The Community Members’ Guide to Submitting a Community-Engaged Research Federal Grant Application was written for community-based organizations interested in community-based research partnerships with academic researchers. In addition to the guide (PDF), the web page includes an Appendix and other helpful resources. Click here to learn more!

  • Community Networking Event on May 20

    URBAN.Boston will host a Community Networking Event on Tuesday May 20 from 5:30-7:30 PM at the Dimock Center (55 Dimock Street, Roxbury, MA 02119) Attendees will meet the academic/community partners who won URBAN.Boston’s 2013-14 seed grant competition and join members of the URBAN.Boston network in a discussion about:  1) How to construct respectful and productive academic/community action-research ...

  • URBAN.Boston Seed Grantees

    URBAN.Boston is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2013-14 Collaborative Research Planning seed grants.  You can learn more about the important work that these grantees will undertake at the next URBAN.Boston Community Networking Event to be held on May 20.  This year’s grantees include: “Reexamining School-Family-Community Partnerships for Academic Excellence” a partnership with members from ...