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Office of the Vice President for Research : University of MinnesotaOffice of the Vice President for Research : University of Minnesota

Advance transdisciplinary partnerships

We will advance transdisciplinary partnerships by encouraging collaboration between researchers and among disciplines to derive new concepts and approaches and enable new ways of understanding.

Supporting goals

Provide funding and shared resources to implement partnerships.

Increase prominence of international research.

Reengineer public-private partnerships.


Cornerstone team

Leads
David Bernlohr, Co-lead, Biological Sciences
Fadil Santosa, Co-lead, Science and Engineering
Peggy Sundermeyer, Admin lead, Office of the Vice President for Research

Provide funding and shared resources to implement partnerships
Tim Lodge, Chair, Science and Engineering

Kenny Beckman, Biological Sciences
Jim Cloyd, College of Pharmacy
Tom Hays, Biological Sciences
Rob Kieval, CVRx
Brent Larson, Medical School
Tim Laske, Medtronic
Mary Ann Marchel, Education and Human Development, Duluth
Stephen Polasky, Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
David Whitman, 3M
Diane Willow, Liberal Arts

Increase prominence of international research
Jim Neaton, Chair, Public Health

David Boulware, Medical School
Karen Brown, Public Affairs
Steve Colman, Science and Engineering, Duluth
John Deen, Veterinary Medicine
Efi Foufoula, Science and Engineering
Michael Houston, Carson School of Management
Chandy John, Medical School
Harry Lando, Public Health
Allen Levine, Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Meredith McQuaid, International Programs
Terry Roe, Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Abdi Samatar, Liberal Arts

Reengineer public-private partnerships
Renee Cheng, Chair, Design

George Aram, EcoLab
Dawn Bardot, Medical Devices Innovation Consortium
Erik T. Brown, Science and Engineering, Duluth
Maura Donovan, University Economic Development
Peter Frosch, Greater MSP
Lewis Gilbert, Institute on the Environment
Jennifer Gunn, Medical School
Mike Hess, Medtronic
David Johnson, Education and Human Development
John Nyman, Public Health
Tim Smith, Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Rolf Weberg, Natural Resources Research Institute, Duluth

international

New opportunities in international research
Transdisciplinary Partnerships
November 20, 2015

A new strategy aims to further enhance international research collaborations by cultivating and expanding research efforts in countries with high growth potential and a diverse set of existing research collaborations.

Networks

Addressing grand challenges through transdisciplinary research
Research Excellence Transdisciplinary Partnerships
September 25, 2014

The transdisciplinary concept has taken root in universities across the U.S. as a way to bring many together to address global challenges in areas such as health care, food systems, energy and the environment.