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"How to conduct interdisciplinary projects"

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Why attend this training?

This course supports you in preparing and conducting an interdisciplinary (ID) research project successfully. It will make a real difference to the quality of your personal experience and degree of satisfaction in the field of ID research. You will be given the opportunity to reflect on and improve your own project during and after the course through a detailed examination of the following four aspects: your own and your project partners’ understanding of ID, effective organisation of your ID project, achieving integration across disciplines, and planning for and reaching project targets within the academic and the non-academic sector. This course will help you to avoid the most common pitfalls and allow you to acquire strategies for a successful ID project that will achieve your goals.

What you learn?

  • What interdisciplinarity means
  • Why work across the disciplines?
  • How to identify interdisciplinary research objectives
  • How to balance fundamental & applied aspects
  • What disciplines to involve
  • How to establish an integrative project design
  • How to deal with project organisation
  • How to organise integrative research meetings
  • How to cope with the extra demands on your time
  • How to build trust & respect
  • How to find a common language
  • How to identify epistemological barriers
  • How to spark creativity
  • How to define integrative project outcomes
  • How to publish the findings of ID research

Who should attend?

Participants already involved in an ID project, or who are currently planning to embark on an ID project. This training course is particularly suitable for those in the initial stages of a project. Ideal for work-package/team leaders who are responsible for organisational aspects and as a start-up day for entire project teams.

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Training details

Venue: Munich, Germany, or in-house at your institute
Duration: 1 day (9 am – 5 pm)
Training language: English
Participants: max. 12

Open course: The course fee is EUR 410 per person (incl. VAT, course handbook, refreshments and lunch). 

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