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Eli Lilly & Company Presents Collaboration, Innovation, Opportunity

September 25, 201425SepDetails

September 25 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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Purdue ag economists: Shale oil 'dividend' could pay for smaller carbon footprintAugust 19, 2014

Unanticipated economic benefits from the shale oil and gas boom could help offset the costs of substantially reducing the U.S.'s carbon footprint, Purdue agricultural economists say. Wally Tyner and Farzad Taheripour estimate that shale technologi
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Applications sought for global food security research grantsAugust 14, 2014

Applications are being accepted for U.S. Borlaug Fellows in Global Food Security Graduate Research Grants. Deadline is Nov, 10. The U.S. Borlaug Fellows in Global Food Security Graduate Research Grant supports exceptional graduate students who are
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The Global Policy Research Institute (GPRI) enhances the visibility and impact of Purdue University's strengths in policy-related and multidisciplinary research, education, service, and outreach to inform decision-makers on global policy issues.

Three Foundational Pillars

Purdue University’s decision to launch a Global Policy Research Institute (GPRI) builds on Purdue’s solid foundation as a land grant university with a world renowned reputation in agriculture, engineering and the sciences. With Purdue’s research competencies serving as its foundation, GPRI is focusing its efforts on building and sustaining three critical pillars.



Provide opportunities for students to learn about global policy issues and experience a policymaking environment through:  courses, mentoring, seminars, conferences, internships, and fellowships.

GPRI Education News and Announcements


Dr. Bugusu in Food Laboratory

Foster a culture of multidisciplinary, evidence-based research collaborations focused on policy-related global issues or grand challenges, e.g. food security.


GPRI Research News and Announcements


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Leverage connections among local, state, national, and international decision makers with Purdue faculty experts to address global research issues through state of the art research.


GPRI Engagement News and Announcements


Advice on Government Testimony

The purpose of this particular WWW page is to provide some advice about how to prepare and present testimony with some greater confidence and success. It is based on personal experience of Gene Spafford testifying before Congressional committees and commissions many times.


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      • GPRI's Seminar in Global Policy Issues Course

      • Kate Cahill's Interview - 1

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      • Bassel Daher's Interview


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      • Aaron Goldner & Lindsey Payne

      • George B. Adams

      • Laura Sands

      • Wallace Tyner

      • Leigh Raymond

      • David Ebert


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      Global Policy Research Institute
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      The Schowe House
      1341 Northwestern Ave.
      West Lafayette, IN 47906

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