Simpson Center Projects

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

Diablo Dam in Ross Lake National Recreation Area of Washington, courtesy David Fulmer/Creative Commons
Interdisciplinary Freshwater Exploration Series on Dams Dams in the Pacific Northwest provide valuable services such as hydropower generation, flood control, and water storage, which have been integral to the region... Read more
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 Research Clusters (formerly 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. Next Generation Humanities PhD This initiative, launched in 2016, contributes to nationwide conversations about developing new approaches to doctoral education.
Public Scholarship supports projects that promote collaboration between scholars and community partners in education, governmental, non-profit, and grassroots organizations.
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