Western’s Interdisciplinary Development Initiatives (IDI) Program

Description: The Interdisciplinary Development Initiatives Program (IDIs) provides seed funding for projects that further Western’s research and teaching mission, attract scholars and graduate students to our University, and bring prestige to Western. These IDIs, led by leading or emerging academic scholars, have articulated undergraduate, graduate and research dimensions, and involve the participation and collaboration of individuals across disciplinary boundaries.

Amount:  Up to $1 million will be allocated to projects in 2015-16.

Deadlines: Proposals must be submitted through Deans Offices by November 1, 2015 and received in the Office of the Vice-Provost (Academic Planning, Policy and Faculty) by December 1. 2015.

Procedures and criteria:

Guidelines for Submissions of the IDIs

Forms and Information for IDIs

Previously Funded Projects and More Information…


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