Interdisciplinary research: opportunities and challenges (Lunchtime Debate Series)

Interdisciplinary research: opportunities and challenges (Lunchtime Debate Series)

Date:              Friday 9th June 2017

Time:              12:00-1400 hours (including 30-minute lunch: 12:00-12:30)

Location:       Room C/O.13, School of Biosciences, Cardiff University

Interdisciplinarity has developed in many areas of science and research over the past half-century, as diverse disciplines increasingly work together to provide new insights into multifaceted research questions and to address complex policy areas.

At the same time, interdisciplinarity presents a series of challenges. It requires time, commitment and leadership skills to run new forms of collaboration.  There are calls for fresh approaches to evaluation and publication to take account of interdisciplinary research.

What are the critical issues? What are the possible solutions?

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