This guest post from Álvaro López-Franco describes his research which is both interdisciplinary and international in its scope. What led him to become an interdisciplinary researcher and why is an international perspective suited to his work? Nowadays, we live in an interconnected world. It′s obvious. I am writing this article from a small city of the … [Read more...] about Interdisciplinary and international research: a local case
This is the third blogpost in our series by Kate Maxwell. Kate writes about themes of collaboration in research from Norway, although her experience is probably familiar to researchers around world. I don't know about where you are, but here in Norway we're on full alert for The Summer. The national day celebrations are over, exams are underway, and … [Read more...] about Norway series. Collaboration: a (sixth-century) barbarian invasion?
We're delighted to bring you this guest blogpost by Jack Gann, whose reflections from his own discipline raise similar issues relating to collaboration as an earlier blogpost from the health care sector, on interprofessional education: readers from across the disciplines will notice common themes. Jack's advice also complements our post about visiting … [Read more...] about Using museum collections for academic research
In the blogpost I recently co-authored with Jenny Delasalle, we gave some pointers to researchers visiting an archive for the first time. This post follows up on that, and is to help those who might be confronting an historical document for the first time. Imagine the scene. You're at the archives, your desk and your documents are booked, and you are now … [Read more...] about At the archives: what’s that scrawl? Tips on reading historical documents