The Interdisciplinary Research Team Award recognizes an interdisciplinary team that has demonstrated a noteworthy record (i.e., publications, grants, workshops, etc.) of collaboration to address significant, grand challenges facing agriculture, the environment, or society.

Who can submit a nomination for this award?

  • Anyone can nominate a team for this award. Self-nominations are permitted and welcomed.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Collaborative teams must consists of at least three faculty (tenured, tenure-track, and non-tenure track) with a minimum of two faculty having research appointments in the College of Agricultural Sciences.
  • Collaborative teams must represent a diversity of disciplinary expertise in the college.

Nomination Requirements

Nomination Letter

  • Provide a nomination letter (2-page maximum) that addresses the following criteria:
    • What is the central research question(s) or scientific goal(s) that bring(s) the team together?
    • Describe the significance and potential impact of the research
    • How and when did your team form (what was the motivating factor)? Has the team evolved since it was initially formed?
    • What are the innovative strategies, tools, or methods you have employed to advance team collaboration?
    • How has your team responded to any challenges, setbacks, or barriers in working collaboratively?

Evidence of Teamwork

  • Provide a team CV that outlines evidence of team collaboration in outputs, including but not limited to the following:
    • Publications (can be at any stage that involve at least three of the team members)
    • Organized research events or activities (workshops, symposia, speaker series, etc.)
    • Shared mentoring of graduate students or postdocs
    • Extramural funding proposals

Nomination Deadline

Nominations currently closed

Who can submit a nomination for this award?

  • Anyone can nominate a team for this award. Self-nominations are permitted and welcomed.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Collaborative teams must consists of at least three faculty (tenured, tenure-track, and non-tenure track) with a minimum of two faculty having research appointments in the College of Agricultural Sciences.
  • Collaborative teams must represent a diversity of disciplinary expertise in the college.

Nomination Requirements

Nomination Letter

  • Provide a nomination letter (2-page maximum) that addresses the following criteria:
    • What is the central research question(s) or scientific goal(s) that bring(s) the team together?
    • Describe the significance and potential impact of the research
    • How and when did your team form (what was the motivating factor)? Has the team evolved since it was initially formed?
    • What are the innovative strategies, tools, or methods you have employed to advance team collaboration?
    • How has your team responded to any challenges, setbacks, or barriers in working collaboratively?

Evidence of Teamwork

  • Provide a team CV that outlines evidence of team collaboration in outputs, including but not limited to the following:
    • Publications (can be at any stage that involve at least three of the team members)
    • Organized research events or activities (workshops, symposia, speaker series, etc.)
    • Shared mentoring of graduate students or postdocs
    • Extramural funding proposals

Nomination Deadline

Nominations currently closed

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Office for Research and Graduate Education

Address

217 Agricultural Administration Building
University Park, PA 16802-2600