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Get ready for Innovation Day 2022: Convergent Research Grant Competition

Innovation Day 2020
During DePaul's 2020 Innovation Day​ John Culbert (left), former dean of The Theatre School; and David Miller (center), dean of the College of Computing and Digital Media; hosted a panel discussion alongside Guillermo Vasquez de Velasco, dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, who participated via a telepresence robot. The program returns in-person on Jan. 28, 2022. (DePaul University/Jeff Carrion)
​​To promote greater collaboration among faculty from different colleges and schools, and with external organizations, the university is sponsoring the Convergent Research Grant Competition. The competition will award two $10,000 grants to recognize convergent research projects. The deadline to submit applications is Dec. 1 at 11:59 pm.

To learn more about convergent research, faculty and staff can attend “Lunch & Learn: Strategies to Support Convergent Research," set for Nov. 5. RSVPs are required for the hybrid event.

The university will announce competition winners at Innovation Day 2022. Learn more about the request for applications online.

Lunch & Learn: Strategies to Support Convergent Research
Friday, Nov. 5
12 p.m.
RSVPs required for both in-person and online attendance

DePaul's third annual Innovation Day, “Collaborating through Convergent Research," is scheduled for Jan. 28 and will focus on convergent, collaborative and interdisciplinary research. DePaul's president and provost will open the program with remarks. The all-day event will feature faculty presentations and panels that highlight research and innovation projects on equity and inclusion, social impact and industry partnerships.​