Boundary Spanning Services

Availability: InCHIP Affiliates

Description: InCHIP offers extensive Boundary Spanning services to help researchers find collaborators across departments and disciplines. The Boundary Spanners at InCHIP provide a range of services dedicated to helping researchers build connections across UConn, and facilitating the development of innovative, interdisciplinary research programs. These services include:

  • Developing a list of appropriate funding opportunities for a specific research topic
  • Preparing a list of possible faculty collaborators for a specific research topic or funding opportunity
  • Conducting a review of previously funded grants in a research area
  • Coordinating meetings with potential collaborators, and providing required technical support (e.g., conference call lines, video conferencing)
  • Providing team building support, including development of team expectations
  • Promoting research findings on InCHIP website and social media accounts
  • Organizing workshops to develop research collaborations
  • Managing the development of research teams

Another useful tool for finding research collaborators through UConn is Lincus. It’s beneficial to check out this tool before contacting any of our Boundary Spanners.

Instructions: If you would like to utilize any of the InCHIP Boundary Spanning Services, please email with a brief description of your needs and your timeline, or contact one of the boundary spanners below:

List of People
Grace Morris, MAResearch Development Specialist, InCHIP