Faculty and Students working on global challenges.

PPRI aims to bring the talents of the university community to bear on global challenge issues, catalyzing new areas of research and enchancing the impact of that research.

Call for chapters:
Are we making a difference?:
Global and local efforts to assess peacebuilding effectiveness

We are delighted to invite chapter abstracts for a forthcoming edited book project on assessment and peacebuilding. The book is entitled “Are we making a difference?: Global and local efforts to assess peacebuilding effectiveness” and will be published by Rowman & Littlefield. Peacebuilding practitioners at local, national, and international levels and educators are the primary audiences for the book.

Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAV)

Our transportation system will likely undergo major transformation in the coming decades as technology allows us to move people and freight in safer and more efficient ways.

Purdue Peace Project

University-based political violence prevention initiative that does peacebuilding work in areas threatened by such violence and conducts research to advance knowledge about political violence prevention at the local, community level.

Grand Challenges Research

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation supports a unique approach to global grand challenges research, scholarly publishing and communication at Purdue.

Data Science

PPRI, as part of Discovery Park, is working to identify specific areas where Purdue to lead a transdisciplinary effort in the ethical, societal, and policy implications in data science.

Contemporary Matters

Informal lunchtime discussion of a ‘Contemporary Matter’ through the lens of a variety of disciplines to catalyze new partnerships with the aim to seek funding.