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The Return of Star Trek: Thinking Inter-Disciplinary

Posted by on 09/08/2017

How do we make sense of the return of Star Trek? A new version of the science-fiction franchise – a television series called Star Trek: Discovery is in production, set a few years before the time of the original, which brought global fame for William Shatner and the character Captain Kirk. The original Star Trek television series was created by Gene Roddenberry as an expression of his vision of the future. He set the series in a galaxy where the people of Earth had solved their problems through science and technology. Religion, crime, racism, starvation, disease, money and sexual frustration...

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The Interdisciplinary Life

Posted by on 05/05/2017

21st century life is fundamentally interdisciplinary. From the moment we wake up to the time we go to bed, we live interdisciplinary lives. In all our daily routines, tasks and jobs we blend knowledge with experience, merge skills with talents, adapt and innovate in forming practices and applying solutions to achieve whatever it is we are doing. Our capacity to live our lives in interdisciplinary ways can be found at the heart of who we are, what we do and what we might become. Such an inclusive understanding of what interdisciplinarity is has profound implications for what this means for...

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