Crossing Boundaries: Conference focusing on understandings and applications of interdisciplinarity in the context of research, professional practice, and education

Event Type: 
Conferences
Location: 
Dalhousie University, Halifax NS
Event Date: 
May 26, 2011 - May 27, 2011
Event Time: 
(All day)

The Interdisciplinary PhD Society at Dalhousie University invites you to join them on May 26 -27, 2011 for a conference that will focus on understandings and applications of interdisciplinarity in the context of research, professional practice, and education. Organized around the theme of Crossing Boundaries, this conference aims to explore and celebrate interdisciplinarity, and will feature Rick Szostak of the University of Alberta as the keynote speaker.

Additional conference information is available at: http://myweb.dal.ca/sh432439/

Potential presentation topics may include but are not limited to:

      - methodological implications of interdisciplinary work

      - theoretical foundations of interdisciplinary education

      - the creation of interdisciplinarity within the workplace

      -the application of interdisciplinarity within an educational framework

      -curriculum development and interdisciplinarity  Proposals for traditional presentations, workshop style sessions, work-in-progress discussions, and poster presentations are invited.

 This event is open to graduate students, post-doctoral scholars, professional practitioners, researchers, and faculty. An undergraduate poster session will be open to honours students. Please submit an abstract (250 words), up to 5 keywords, and your contact information to: crossingboundaries2011@gmail.comby February 1, 2011. Authors of accepted abstracts will be notified via email by March 1, 2011.

 For further information, please see the conference website, temporarily located at http://myweb.dal.ca/sh432439/