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Alabama Power Foundation establishes interdisciplinary research institute in honor of Charles D. McCrary at Auburn University

The Alabama Power Foundation has made a significant philanthropic investment–the largest gift to support research in university history–to create the Charles D. McCrary Institute at Auburn University, as announced on Friday, November 7, 2014,  by the Auburn University Board of Trustees. 623 more words


New venue - SDHI Research Showcase - Monday 1st December

The SDHI Research Showcase on Monday 1st December will now be held in The School of Physics and Astronomy, North Haugh, University of St Andrews… 95 more words


On the value of "studies" and becoming interdisciplinary

This quick post is inspired by a blog by Margot Finn, and conversation on twitter that resulted from it. Her post is written specifically in the context of Birmingham’s Modern British Studies and is a response to a… 1,148 more words


Auburn Research Hubs

Our vision for the future of Auburn Research cuts across department boundaries.  We have examined the most pressing challenges both within the borders of Alabama and far beyond, from the environmental risks in the Northern Gulf of Mexico to security in our cyber world.  130 more words

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'cold-stick' surgery

Kathryn: August 2014

I arrive at the clinic around 11.15 on a sunny August day and go to visit Kathryn on the Delyth ward. She seems very calm and composed as she lies in bed, waiting to be taken down to the theatre for her operation, which is due to begin at noon. 3,150 more words

Once I start reading a paper it can be hard to stop

A new article in PNAS, by Christopher Barrett and Mark Constas, jumped out at me because the big picture, trying to bridge econ and resilience, sounded a lot like what I talking about a bunch in my dissertation. 340 more words


US Council of Graduate Schools on support for cross-disciplinary research

The source in its entirety:

Identifying and providing funding, training and mentoring resources for graduate students who plan to conduct cross-disciplinary research are among the principles that graduate institutions in 14 countries aim to adopt.

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