Transdisciplinarity: the future of research?

Tischler, Victoria (2017) Transdisciplinarity: the future of research? In: UWL Doctoral Students' Conference, 24 May 2017, London, UK. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

There is increasing recognition that to find solutions to complex problems we need to work alongside others from different disciplinary backgrounds. Many academics agree to this in principle yet it is difficult to be truly flexible in your thinking and behaviour when you have been trained within a particular discipline. In this presentation I reflect on the benefits and challenges of transdisciplinary working, and my trajectory through health, art and psychological fields, leading to my current appointment as Professor of Arts and Health and Head of Dementia Care at UWL.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Keynote)
Subjects: Education > Academic identity
Medicine and health > Clinical medicine > Dementia
Education
Medicine and health > Mental health
Medicine and health
Depositing User: Victoria Tischler
Date Deposited: 26 May 2017 09:09
Last Modified: 26 May 2017 09:13
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/3364

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