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SHAPE-ID Partners Present at Final INTREPID COST Action Conference

SHAPE-ID colleagues played a major role in the final conference of the EU INTREPID COST Action (TD1408: Interdisciplinarity in research programming and funding cycles) which took place in gloriously sunny Lisbon at the end of March.  The event was a great showcase of INTREPID’s four years of collaboration, mutual learning and networking. The conference combined contributions from colleagues who had been with INTREPID from the outset along with new network members and guests – including a number of early career researchers – presenting their work.  Catherine Lyall and Christian Pohl had the opportunity to introduce SHAPE-ID on the first day…

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SSH Integration Report Launch

SHAPE-ID partner Jack Spaapen presented the keynote address at the launch of the 4th Monitoring Report on the Integration of Social Sciences and Humanities in Horizon 2020, which took place in Brussels on 28 February. The slide pictured shows work by Niamh Brennan of TCD Library on tracking impact, including the potential of using interdisciplinarity as an indicator of impact in its own right. The report can now be accessed here.

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SHAPE-ID Kick-off Meeting

SHAPE-ID launched on 1 February 2018 and all project partners gathered in the Leuven Institute for Irish Studies on 18-19 February for the kick-off meeting. Our project officer Mr Krzysztof Kania from DG Research and Innovation also attended.

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Trinity awarded €1.5m to build interdisciplinary research toolkit

Trinity College Dublin has been awarded funding of €1.5 million to lead an international research project to build a toolkit to promote interdisciplinary research. The project was  launched by Mary Mitchell O’Connor, Minister of State for Higher Education yesterday. Professor Jane Ohlmeyer, Director, Trinity Long Room Hub and Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor Many experts agree that the most exciting research breakthroughs happen when the disciplines intersect. Moreover, a cross-disciplinary approach is increasingly needed to understand the ever faster developing world around us, making sense of it and delivering knowledge that helps to address complex problems better. Read the full press…

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