Dr Angela Butler from Trinity College Dublin discusses the interdisciplinary challenges addressed by the Global Humanities Institute on the Crises of Democracy at a Summer Institute in Dubrovnik in July 2019.
Prof Julie Thompson Klein of Wayne State University and Td-Lab ETH Zurich reflects on the 2019 International Transdisciplinarity Conference, which took place September 10th through 13th in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Jane Ohlmeyer summarises her presentation on a panel entitled "Me and My Society – Integration of Social Sciences and Humanities” (SSH) at the European Union Research & Innovation Days event held in Brussels on 24-26 September 2019.
We still have a long way to go before inter- and trans-disciplinary (ITD) careers become “normalised” within our institutions and early career ITD researchers still face significant career disadvantages. Catherine Lyall reflects on the ITD 2019 conference and her new book Being an Interdisciplinary Academic.
What do cultural trauma, climate change and technology have to do with democracy? And why is interdisciplinarity important? Dr Elspeth Payne discusses these questions in the context of her research on the contemporary media and the headlines that shape today’s world.
Where and how does an early career interdisciplinary researcher 'fit'? Emer Emily Neenan reflects on the 2019 LERU doctoral summer school and the challenge of finding - or making - a place between disciplines.
While there are opportunities in large funding programmes like Horizon 2020, within its Societal Challenges pillar and other collaborative aspects of the programme, the barriers to entry for initiating collaborations under these kinds of programmes can be quite high, especially for researchers at an earlier stage in their careers. Research Officer Maureen Burgess reflects on efforts by the Irish Research Council to enable Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences leadership in interdisciplinary research.
We're launching our SHAPE-ID blog! This post reflects on our early progress in getting the project up and running.