Cross-Disciplinary Research

There are a number of resources and programs available to support faculty and investigators engaged in research across disciplines. 

Expert Finder

Find collaborators by searching Expert Finder, a comprehensive university-wide information repository that showcases GW research, scholarship and expertise. Searches can be conducted by name or keyword.

OVPR's Research Enhancement Unit

The Research Enhancement Unit (REU) facilitates research collaborations for large or complex proposals including for projects that are cross-disciplinary in nature.

Cross-Disciplinary Research Fund (CDRF)

The goal of the Cross-Disciplinary Research Fund (CDRF), an intramural funding opportunity sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, is to establish collaborative research partnerships within centers and institutes or between researchers from two or more schools that culminate in applications to external funding opportunities.

Management and Set-up of Cross-Disciplinary Awards

More information about the set-up and management of awards that span multiple departments can be found in the Award Set-up section.