Leading Interdisciplinary Partnerships to Address Global Challenges

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Grounded in a tradition of engagement with the world, Northeastern is a leader in use-inspired research that addresses the critical issues facing society. In a shifting global landscape, discovering solutions to increasingly complex challenges will require the collaborative efforts of multidisciplinary research teams working in partnerships that span countries and continents.

Under the Long Range Plan, we will advance new faculty collaborations and expanded institutional partnerships around the world to cultivate groundbreaking discoveries, with particular emphasis on the themes of health, security, and sustainability.


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