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Colloquia embrace serendipity, spur new partnerships

When experts come together from across disciplines, organizations and sectors, it sets the stage for serendipity — where creative thought leads to new and often unexpected solutions to large challenges. 377 more words


"The Nature of Composition Studies" - Lunsford

Lunsford, Andrea A. “The Nature of Composition Studies”

MLA Citation: Lunsford, Andrea. “The Nature of Composition Studies.” An Introduction to Composition Studies. Eds. Erika Lindemann and Gary Tate. 648 more words


Transdisciplinary Conference in Switzerland

I have been attending and presenting at the Transdisciplinary conference in Basel the past three days.  Met some very interesting people and made good connections.  Overall it was well organised with a wide range of speakers and subjects covered.   540 more words


The Importance of Engaging the Public in Scientific Research

This interview with Prof. Armstrong relates in some ways to my previous post about diegetic prototypes as tools to communicate scientific research with the general public. 145 more words

Center to advance sensory research across disciplines

As older adults continue to make up a larger portion of Minnesota’s population, sensory loss related to aging — which includes problems with unsteady balance, poor vision and hearing loss — is becoming a greater challenge. 687 more words


Precision farming targets major threat to soybean crops

Over the last 15 years, farmers across the U.S. have faced a daunting challenge. The soybean aphid, an invasive species first reported in the U.S. in 2000, has flourished on farms. 1,326 more words


Putting Society Back Into The Nexus

‘Nexus’ is a buzzword in academia and development at the moment. It essentially just means interconnectedness. The most common nexus discussed at the moment is the food-energy-water nexus. 719 more words

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