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First SHAPE-ID Webinar | Interdisciplinarity in Times of Crisis: Why the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Matter

SHAPE-ID’s first webinar on 14th May 2020 addressed the importance of ensuring perspectives from the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences are part of the response to the COVID-19 crisis, with an international panel of speakers from the University of Aalborg (Denmark), the European Alliance for Social Sciences and Humanities (EASSH) and NUI Galway (Ireland). While immediate responses have understandably tended to focus on funding research that can fight the virus, our world and ways of living have changed suddenly and radically, and there is a widespread sense that we cannot return to the old “normal”. Why do the Arts, Humanities…

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Interdisciplinarity in Times of Crisis: Why the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Matter

In SHAPE-ID's first webinar, panellists David Budtz Pedersen, Gabi Lombardo and Daniel Carey discuss why it remains important to take seriously the perspectives coming from Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences research in times of crisis, and how we can work to ensure real collaboration between these and other scientific approaches in understanding the crisis and preparing for the post-crisis world.
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SHAPE-ID Webinar 14th May | Interdisciplinarity in Times of Crisis: Why the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Matter

Shaping Conversations on Interdisciplinary Research We are pleased to announce that we are developing a series of webinars to run over the coming months to engage a wider audience in discussions around the integration of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences in inter- and transdisciplinary research. Some of these events will stage broader conversations, with invited panellists from the SHAPE-ID community, consortium and Expert Panel. Others will focus on SHAPE-ID project results and on how to increase the uptake of recommendations from the project. Format: Webinars will be hosted on Zoom and will take the form of short presentations from panellists…

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SHAPE-ID Results Discussed on “Transforming Society” Blog

SHAPE-ID Research Fellow Dr Bianca Vienni Baptista (ETH Zurich) was invited to share insights from the systematic literature review conducted in Work Package 2 on the new Bristol University Press blog "Transforming Society". The piece, "What factors help or hinder interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research?", explores the extent to which collaborative research practices present new contexts and challenges for research and how we can learn from the factors, identified in SHAPE-ID's work, that can help or hinder the development of such research. Importantly, our research finds that these factors for the most part can either help or hinder, depending on context,…

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SHAPE-ID Learning Case Workshops Postponed

Sadly our next three workshops have had to be postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. We were very much looking forward to our workshops on Trustworthy Artificial intelligence with the University of Deusto in Bilbao in March, on Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage in Warsaw in April and on the broader challenges of AHSS integration in Zurich in May. We send our best wishes to all our participants and colleagues around Europe and hope to see you all when we are able to reschedule. Over the next few months we will be sharing more insights from the first three…

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Environmental Humanities perspectives on integrating the Arts and Humanities into inter- and transdisciplinary research: Insights from the second SHAPE-ID workshop

The second SHAPE-ID Learning Case Workshop gathered experienced researchers from the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (AHSS) together with funders, policy makers and representatives from other international bodies. By bringing an environmental humanities lens to bear on interdisciplinary collaborations, we hoped to learn more about potential enablers to facilitate AHSS integration in inter- and transdisciplinary research.
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How can the Arts and Humanities position themselves as leaders in societal challenges research? Insights from the first SHAPE-ID workshop

Between December 2019 and May 2020, we are organising six learning case workshops in cities around Europe to learn directly from stakeholders’ experience in doing inter- and transdisciplinary research on a wide range of challenges. Our first workshop was designed to explore how the Arts and Humanities in particular could position themselves as leaders in research addressing societal challenges.
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SHAPE-ID / TrUST Workshop on Education for Urban Sustainability Transitions Takes Place in Turin

The third SHAPE-ID workshop took place last week in Turin and was a collaboration with the TrUST project (Transdisciplinarity for Urban Sustainability Solutions) at Politecnico di Torino. Hosted at the beautiful Valentino Castle, the two-day event brought educators and researchers together to explore inter- and transdisciplinary educational models and approaches that support sustainable urban transformation. The event began with some inspiring keynote presentations from international experts addressing new learning paradigms and best practice cases for sustainability education, from primary schools to third level campuses. Dr Jo-Anne Ferreira (Professor of Sustainability and Teacher Education in the School of Education at La…

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