Acts as a gateway to locate resources and tools for inter- and transdisciplinary research; with a special focus on the roles of the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.
Why was it developed?
This toolkit aims to support informed decision making on inter- and transdisciplinary research focusing on collaborations between Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (AHSS) disciplines and Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths/Medicine (STEM) disciplines, as well as societal partners.
Who is it for?
The toolkit addresses four main target groups:
- individual researchers,
- research organisations,
- societal partners.
What is in it?
The toolkit provides original resources including short practical guides to aspects of ID and TD, case studies of ID/TD research led by representatives of Arts & Humanities, webinars and expert interviews.
It also serves as gateway to existing resources such as articles, blog posts, guidelines, and report plus some video interviews and talks.
Resources are organized around 9 goals
- Understand IDR/TDR
- Develop collaborative conditions
- Co-create a research project
- Fund collaborative research projects
- Evaluate IDR/TDR
- Disseminate research findings
- Improve research skills
- Support collaborative conditions
- Develop a career in IDR/TDR
What features does it have?
- It provides guided pathways around 9 goals for 4 different target groups.
- For each resource, the toolkit provides brief explanatory texts
- A sitemap and a FAQ section provide alternative ways to access the resources.
- The toolkit is based on an extensive literature review and a series of learning case workshops that took place in 2020.
What do I need to use it?
English language skills and patience to grasp complex issues such as inter- and transdisciplinary research.
The toolkit guides newcomers as well as established ID/TD scholars towards appropriate resources
How can I interact with it?
The toolkit provides different entry points (guided pathways, a sitemap, FAQs and menu bar), but there are no further interactive features.
What are the administrative details?
The toolkit is an output of SHAPE-ID, a H2020 funded project led by Trinity College Dublin: www.shapeid.eu