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Lots of learning opportunities in April

The weeks following the Easter break are going to be very busy for the project, as we ramp up the learning opportunities to help build towards the culmination of our research and creative activities, as well as our forthcoming publication of a new commemorative edition of  360 more words


Talking across disciplines

Is your work ‘interdisciplinary’? (Or maybe it is ‘cross-disciplinary’ or ‘multi-disciplinary’.) Or is the purpose of your work to take insights from one way of knowing, and apply it to another group of people (anything as simple as taking nursing studies insights and informing doctors; to taking theories of mathematics to inform the study of poetry.) There is a lot of buzz around interdisciplinary PhDs these days—and often funding opportunities. 1,019 more words

Academic Writing

SCAMPER in Design Thinking and Engineering

Using SCAMPER Tool is so very compelling for carrying out brainstorm – that too, in a structured manner (not restrictive, yet in an organized way). A meaning of SCAMPER as a word, dictionary meaning, is “to run with quick light steps especially in the presence of either fear or excitement”. 990 more words

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Manage It! Planning Research Meetings

As I often discuss on this blog, becoming a researcher was a bit of a happy accident (hence Researcher Accidentally). What I haven’t really talked about is my likewise serendipitous transition into project management. 993 more words

Research Skills

Reverse Engineering

I perceive and define the term as “Reverse engineering is a path of exploration from an end to start point (reverse journey of change) for developing an insightful understanding on each underlying applications of scientific and engineering principle of a product/process” 1,132 more words

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