Research Collaborations

Collaborative scholarly work cultivates impactful research by bringing together multiple areas of expertise, methods, perspectives and contexts. From speaker series to University-wide research grand challenges, these programs seek to match research interests, showcase expertise and build relationships.

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Bridging Barriers Research Grand Challenges

Bridging Barriers, an OVPR Research Development Initiative, serves as an incubator for high-impact, interdisciplinary collaboration at UT Austin. Researchers from across the University comprise broad teams tasked with identifying urgent issues—and discovering the best ways to solve them in less than a decade. Researchers partner with communities, nonprofits, local government agencies and industry leaders to design solutions that have real-world impact.