In science you really have to turn over every stone. You have to think about science from many different angles
Prof Ewan Birney discusses crucial elements for success as an interdisciplinarian.
Recommendations To Funders Andrea Rodriguez
Funders should keep in mind that results will not be produced straight away like in very specific disciplines, it will take more time. Nevertheless, IDR will bring innovative solutions which would not come up from experts in a single discipline
Andrea Rodriguez states the importance of considering extra time when doing interdisciplinary research.
Categorizing IDR Hugh Warden
People are keen on giving you labels, putting you in holes, but this doesn’t necessarily work in IDR, because you are supposed to be working in between groups
Hugh Warden talks about adding labels to interdisciplinarians.
How to put together an IDR team Alice Pyne
My research group is very discipline diverse, with collaborations in academia and industry. Each person brings different ways of looking at problems and critical thinking. I often say that having a breadth of disciplines is like having different colours and we should work together to mix them in a way that makes beautiful weavings
How to create an interdisciplinary group
Lessons to learn Industry - Academia
Founding a company was not easy, it was a learning experience and very rewarding. Industry gives opportunities for research that academia doesn’t, for instance screening thousands of compounds in an automated way, it is something difficult to do in the university.
Professor Dame Carol Robinson reveals some lessons to be learnt in academia from industry and vice versa.