Planning Your Syllabus and Looking For Data? BARI Has You Covered


Want to include locally-focused, Boston-based research projects in your course this semester? Interested in constructing curricula and assignments that incorporate “big data”? The Boston Area Research Initiative has a series of datasets at your disposal on our Boston Data Portal.


For the past 7 years, the Boston Area Research Initiative has been curating and analyzing data from a variety of government and community sources. Let us help you teach the next generation of scholars and professionals about the Boston area using these big data resources. Click the name of the datasets below to learn more about the data resources we offer.


Data Catalog


We encourage you to contact our Data Consultant at for more information about the data and to help you brainstorm how to build assignments that leverage these resources in ways that support with your course objectives!
Want to learn more about the Boston Area Research Initiative or have Boston-based data you’d like to share with others teaching courses? Check out our website and email us at

Published On: June 21, 2018 |
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