Transdisciplinary Research Academy


The Nomination Process

Nominations are solicited from deans at the university. Deans are invited to nominate Academy participants in two categories: as individuals or in teams. The criteria for nomination are:


  • Nominated by dean.
  • Pre-existing group with a transdisciplinary focus and a global vision.
  • Commitment to participate in all Academy workshops and meetings.
  • Commitment to integrate research, educational and outreach missions with a regional to worldwide impact.
  • Commitment to submit a competitive proposaland host a public discussion forum.

Selected members will be required to participate in the Academy over the course of one year.

Completed applications must be emailed to

The Selection Process

A committee composed of the deans as well as select faculty and members of the OVPR staff will review applications. 

Questions about the nomination and selection process may be addressed to