Purdue's Multidisciplinary Responses to Global Grand Challenges

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded $1.4M to date to support a unique approach to global grand challenges research, scholarly publishing and communication at Purdue.

The approach catalyzes the involvement of humanists and social scientists in grand challenges research, innovation and policy formation, and embeds policy experts, publishing professionals, and libraries faculty in the scholarly communication process.

The evolving model expands our capacity for diverse, multidisciplinary discovery and drives beneficial change in scholarly publishing in order to more effectively and swiftly raise public awareness, inform stakeholders, improve the human condition with the latest research.