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SHAPE-ID webinar on funding interdisciplinary research

The fourth in our SHAPE-ID webinar series, Shaping Conversations on Interdisciplinary Research, looked at challenges and best practice in funding inter- and transdisciplinary research in a European and national context. The SHAPE-ID Policy Brief recommends that funders and policymakers invite greater Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (AHSS) participation in designing and evaluating inter- and transdisciplinary research funding calls and adapt funding instruments to acknowledge some of the unique features of inter- and transdisciplinarity, such as the time it takes to build mutually respectful collaborations. But what are the challenges for funding agencies on the ground, and how have they innovated…

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SHAPE-ID webinar on interdisciplinarity and the Neurohumanities

SHAPE-ID’s third webinar asked what the experiences of researchers working in the emerging area of the Neurohumanities can teach us about the challenges and potential of interdisciplinary research between the Arts and Humanities and STEM disciplines. Why engage in such research and how are researchers navigating the significant distances between their respective disciplines? Representing perspectives from different disciplines and at different career stages, panellists Professor Thomas J Carew (New York University), Professor Sonja Smets (Institute for Logic, Linguistics and Computation, University of Amsterdam) and Amelia McConville (Trinity College Dublin), discussed challenges and best practices from their own experience of engaging…

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SHAPE-ID at Vitae Connections 2020 | Capacity Building for Interdisciplinary Research

SHAPE-ID organised a panel discussion on 17 September as part of the Vitae Connections Week 2020 online conference. The panel was titled Capacity Building for Interdisciplinary Research with the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences: What Can Universities Do? Panellists involved in the SHAPE-ID project, Professor Catherine Lyall and Dr Isabel Fletcher (University of Edinburgh) and invited guest panellist Professor Geoffrey Crossick (School of Advanced Study, University of London) joined chair Professor Jane Ohlmeyer (Trinity College Dublin and SHAPE-ID Principal Investigator) to discuss the challenges of building capacity for interdisciplinary research in higher education institutions, with an audience including research development…

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Pathways to Interdisciplinary and Transdisciplinary Research for the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences: Bridging the Research-Policy Gap

In SHAPE-ID's second webinar, panellists Jennifer Edmond, Jack Spaapen and Mary Doyle discuss the challenges of involving the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (AHSS) more substantively in funding programme design and evaluation to increase AHSS participation in inter- and transdisciplinary research, and how policy makers, researchers and Universities can make progress on this front.
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SHAPE-ID Webinar 25th June | Pathways to interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research for the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences: Bridging the Research-Policy Gap

Shaping Conversations on Interdisciplinary Research We are pleased to announce  the second in our series of webinars on 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 followed by an interactive Q&A session with the audience. They will also be live-streamed…

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