How to Succeed (and Fail) at Interdisciplinary Research

On May 3, 2018 I gave an invited talk at the 9th Annual Graduate Student Research Conference at UOIT. The topic of my talk was “How to Succeed (and Fail) at Interdisciplinary Research.”

Interdisciplinary research is defined as research than involves multiple areas of knowledge and expertise.

As graduate students, researchers are often trained to develop expertise in only one specific area and those interested in interdisciplinary problems usually need to collaborate to be successful.

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