Why interdisciplinary research matters

"To solve the grand challenges facing society — energy, water, climate, food, health — scientists and social scientists must work together. But research that transcends conventional academic boundaries is harder to fund, do, review and publish — and those who attempt it struggle for recognition and advancement [...]. This special issue examines what governments, funders, journals, universities and academics must do to make interdisciplinary work a joy rather than a curse." Special Issue @ Nature


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