Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment
Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment
Agenda

Competences and Skills in Interdisciplinary Cooperation

Date: 08 February 2016
Time: 09:00 - 17:00
Location: UFZ Leipzig, Germany: lecture hall (room 254), building 1

Target audience

PhD candidates

Contents

Success of interdisciplinary research and cooperation basically depends on individual scientists skills to perform goal oriented and effective in an interdisciplinary team. The seminar offers the opportunity to reflect on personal experiences with interdisciplinary work and to enlarge the personal repertoire of skills and tools to work successfully in interdisciplinary contexts. The seminar provides insights and answers to the following questions: What are the specifics of my discipline? What are the dynamics of an interdisciplinary team/group? How can I communicate effectively in an interdisciplinary team? What do I need to integrate different perspectives in an interdisciplinary context? Which methods can be applied to formulate and achieve a common goal/research question? What are difficulties in interdisciplinary work and how can I contribute to solve them?

Didactic aim

Basic understanding of processes and dynamics in interdisciplinary teams, acquire skills, tools and methods to integrate different perspectives to achieve a common goal.

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