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Researcher Development: Interdisciplinary Working : How To Bridge The Gaps



Education and Research


Education and Research

About this course:

Real life problems are complex and cannot be solved by single disciplines.

Global challenges, from mitigating and adapting to climate change, to ensuring security of our food supply, to fighting diseases that kill millions each year, need to be addressed by experts from many disciplines working together creatively to find innovative solutions.

Funding bodies are increasingly putting money into larger, cross-disciplinary programmes, creating opportunities for researchers who are willing to work across the boundaries.

Learning outcomes:

As a result of attending this course, you will be able to:.

- Understand how to develop research collaborations.

- Understand how to work within a multidisciplinary team.

- Understand what to consider when working in an multidisciplinary team.

- Be made aware of the challenges of cross-disciplinary working.

- More effectively plan your possible future research career.

Who should attend this course:

This course is recommended for Research Staff.


This session is delivered by a member of the Research Services team.

What previous participants have said about the course:

"Lots of tips for understanding and managing interdisciplinary works and projects"- Member of Research Staff in Biosciences..

Before the course:

No preparation is required for this course.

Learning provider:

This course is administered by Researcher Development; please contact for more details.

This course occurs on the following dates
28/02/2018 Streatham: Old Library Training Room 4 (Professional Development Suite) 10:30 15:00 Free Sarah Tupper 28
02/03/2018 Penryn: Du Maurier Building, Seminar J 10:30 15:00 Free Sarah Tupper 14

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