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Tuesday, May 15, 2012

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Funding awarded for multidisciplinary projects at IU Bloomington

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May 15, 2012

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Seven initiatives developed by faculty members at Indiana University Bloomington have been awarded funding from the Multidisciplinary Ventures and Seminars Fund, administered by the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs.

The fund supports new projects developed by faculty members from two or more academic disciplines, furnishing seed money to get interdisciplinary research under way and to encourage faculty members to establish fruitful collaborations with colleagues from different parts of campus. Awards were made for the fall 2011 and spring 2012 application cycles.

Projects awarded funding this spring include:

Projects awarded funding in the fall of 2011 include:

The Multidisciplinary Ventures and Seminars Fund is designed to encourage interdisciplinary exchange and intellectual growth into new and multidisciplinary areas of inquiry. Proposals are encouraged that draw together two or more disciplines in an innovative way, including those fostering the university goals of globalization and internationalization of research and creative activities.

For more information, email or call 812-855-9973.

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