Assessing interdisciplinary research: Would you accept the challenge?

, Master of Churchill College Cambridge, Professor of Physics and Interdisciplinary Research Advisory Panel Chair | 10 April 2017
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The effective evaluation of interdisciplinary work and its challenges has been an issue I have discussed, talked and written about – in other words wrestled with – for many years. It is widely accepted that this is an area fraught with complexity, but a critically important one in supporting a healthy and diverse research base.

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Reshaping our understanding of employability

, Director, the Careers Group | 04 April 2017
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Employability is a term that dominates discussion of higher education, but is frequently subject to misunderstanding. Current developments in this area promise to deliver richer and more meaningful information to enhance understanding of how integral employability activity is to supporting students through their studies and on into the labour market.

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