Multidisciplinary research – an essential driver for innovation

Australia“For 2000 years, the advancement of knowledge in western civilization has taken a path of increasing specialization. We have approached understanding our world by deconstructing it into smaller and smaller fragments creating the disciplines and subdisciplines in order to be able to predict, or at least to explain, behaviour in nature, individuals, and society. In today’s knowledge landscape there are powerful drivers for multidisciplinary research …” (more)

[Jill Trewhella, GlobalHighEd, 26 June]


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