Jeffrey Jacquet, associate professor in the School of Environment and Natural Resources has been selected for the 2023 Growing Research Opportunities (GRO) Academy.
This professional development program helps researchers develop the skills and confidence to work on and lead effective interdisciplinary research teams. Dr. Jacquet will join a cohort of 25 researchers representing seven colleges from around the university, who were selected through a competitive process.
“The Office of Knowledge Enterprise supports faculty in becoming research leaders,” said Julie P. Martin, assistant vice president for talent and team development in the Office of Knowledge Enterprise. “Federal funders are increasingly emphasizing research that is interdisciplinary, convergent or collaborative. We’re offering GRO Academy to facilitate participants’ ability to effectively lead interdisciplinary research teams that can tackle today’s complex problems.”
The interactive GRO Academy curriculum was specifically designed – using evidence-based models of training – federal funders are also increasingly emphasizing research that is interdisciplinary, convergent or collaborative. The GRO Academy curriculum was specifically designed – using models of training through evidence-based guidelines – to provide a supportive environment for learning about principles of team science and apply them to their research collaborations.