Simpson Center Projects

Faculty and graduate students lead projects promoting intellectual discovery across boundaries.

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Collaboration Studio Grants provide UW faculty groups with leave to catalyze, deepen, or reconfigure cross-disciplinary research and to work toward publication. Colloquia and Conferences include speaker series, international research, and working conferences. They are selected for support based on their crossdisciplinary and interdisciplinary focus.
Crossdisciplinary Research Clusters seed new collaborations between faculty and graduate students who share research interests. Graduate Interest Groups encourage crossdisciplinary collaboration among graduate students through organized readings, screenings, dissertation working groups, and other activities.
Large Scale Collaborations fund extended crossdisciplinary, collaborative projects that are often aligned with Simpson Center initiatives. Public Scholarship supports projects that promote collaboration between scholars and community partners in education, governmental, non-profit, and grassroots organizations.