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1 So you want to develop a training grant? Julie Thompson Klein Faculty Fellow for Interdisciplinary Development in OVPR Professor of Humanities in English

2 1) Complexity of nature and society 2) Problems and questions not confined to one discipline 3) Societal problems 4) Power of new technologies shared problem domain borrowing tools, methods, concepts migration of specialists crossfertilization interdisciplinary traffic Next Gen factor

3 Training the Next Generation of Transdisciplinarians Transdisciplinary Training undergraduate> didactic advanced graduate and postdoc> apprenticeship and mentoring Integration in the MIT Complex ………………... Transdisciplinary Orientation/Ethic ……………

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5 Transdisciplinary Training: Key Components and Prerequisites for Success

6 Transdisciplinary Training: Key Components and Prerequisites for Success

7 K. Gebbie, et al., “Training for Interdisciplinary Health Research” Valerie Holt

8 Qualities and Outcomes of Doctoral Training Programs “TD Orientation” commitments attitudes beliefs values skills

9 didactics... pro-seminar... journals … teamwork... tutorials Epistemologies: reductionist vs. contextualist, quantitative vs. qualitative, aggregate vs. individual levels of analysis Approaches: systems thinking, participatory methods, knowledge management Methods and Tools : stakeholder analysis, conflict resolution Skills : integration, collaboration, communication, translation Habits : reading, taking courses, and attending meetings outside primary field; frequent meetings and communication with colleagues from different disciplines.

10 Examples of toolkits used for training purposes include (1) Helping trainee to understand uniqueness, challenges, and processes of TD training and research; (2) helping trainee to develop some essential TD values and skills competencies; (3) guiding mentors in training TD scientists, especially mentors who work with trainees outside their own primary discipline. Examples of toolkits used for evaluation purposes include (1) audits of training readiness to assess presence of TD characteristics in prospective trainees (2) audits of mentoring readiness for potential mentors, and (3) assessment methods and measures to monitor ongoing processes in TD training and to evaluate outcomes.

11 MSCI 307: Team Science Northwestern University

12 1.Developing Interdisciplinary Research Proposals 2.Reviewing Interdisciplinary Research Proposals 3.Building and Managing Interdisciplinary Research Teams 4.Supervising Interdisciplinary PhDs 5.Troubleshooting Common Interdisciplinary Research Management Challenges 6.Designing Interdisciplinary Research for Policy and Practice 7.Developing Interdisciplinary Strategies for Research Groups 8.For Funders of Interdisciplinary Research 9.Evaluating Interdisciplinary Research 10.Leading Interdisciplinary Initiatives Short Guides to ….

13 Avoiding the Potholes … when applying for interdisciplinary grants Pothole #1: Use “M,” “I,” “T,” and “C” as buzzwords. Pothole #2: Parrot back the language of the grant description. Pothole #3: Identify a top-notch group of experts. Pothole #4: Avoid thinking long-term. Pothole #5: Ignore authoritative definitions and literature. Pothole #6: Create a plan then stick with it. Pothole #7: Worry about assessment and evaluation later. Pothole #8: Trust that integration, collaboration, and communication occur naturally and good will prevails. Pothole #9: Rely on standard indicators and measures. Pothole #10: Write a persuasive expository essay.

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