Abandoning the usual disciplinary structures in science

July 26, 2016 12:50 - 2:05 pm


Moving away from traditional disciplinary structures, some research establishments are experimenting with new ways of producing science. They have deliberately organised themselves to cross the borders of disciplines; the borders between public and private sectors; between basic research and applied science; or between Professional scientists, education practitioners and citizens. Through these explorations they are renewing research outcomes and relations between science and society. We will address these cross-cutting approaches with a specific interest in the interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary, engaging society in science, engaging young researchers and addressing grand societal challenges.

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