What is a
grand challenge?

It is a problem that is large, complex and multi-faceted. Solving this problem requires a combination of technologies, treatments, approaches and/or policies; and the solution will positively impact a great number of people.

Learn more about grand challenges

Six Imperatives for Embarking on a Grand Challenge

Review a research brief that helps direct universities as they begin grand challenge programs

University-Led Grand Challenges

Read a report "designed to provide an overview of the attributes and benefits of university-led Grand Challenges"

Highly Integrative Basic and Responsive (HIBAR) Research

Engaging Theory with Practice for Transformative Solutions

UAB's Grand Challenge Workshop Material

View the Presentation

View the EAB slides