The Office of Interdisciplinary Studies seeks to foster research collaborations that integrate perspectives, methods, concepts, and/or theories from multiple disciplines and advance UNC Charlotte’s aim to become a top-tier research university. Through programs like Nexus, we facilitate interdisciplinary brainstorming sessions among faculty working on related topics to explore the potential for sustainable research projects. We promote the formation of interdisciplinary research groups, including those that have been recognized by the University as research areas of focus and distinction. We also provide small amounts of funding to support interdisciplinary research and external proposal development.