Interdisciplinary Commons: February 6, 2015

Interdisciplinary Commons

Grant Writing and Funding for Your Interdisciplinary Research and Scholarship

Friday, February 6, 12:30 p.m. | Location:  140 Nolte Center

[Come early to network over lunch prior to the workshop. Lunch will be provided beginning at noon. The workshop will start at 12:30 p.m.]


Discovering and developing solutions to today’s complex problems often requires incorporating knowledge and methods across disciplinary boundaries. Additionally, more funding agencies and external sponsors are requiring grant proposals to take an interdisciplinary approach.

In this session (a panel presentation and discussion) we will explore search tools and resources to help you search for and stay up-to-date on grant opportunities. We will also give you tips on how to stay organized, especially in a collaborative working space. We will also discuss what successful grant proposals look like and how they will be reviewed. Additionally, we will cover how to write a proposal that is appropriate for your audience and how to solicit useful feedback during your proposal writing process. An opportunity for Q&A will follow the panel presentation.

Panel Members:

Julie Kelly; Applied Economics, Ecology, and Horticulture Librarian
Scott Lanyon, Head and Professor; Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior
Amy Neeser, Research Services and Plant Sciences Librarian