Interdisciplinarity is the talk of the town. Funding agencies favour interdisciplinary research proposals, teaching programmes focus on developing interdisciplinary courses, and the publication of interdisciplinary studies has surged over recent decades. Lakshmi Balachandran Nair considers whether interdisciplinarity remains a strategy to surpass the limits of the methodological tools, theories, and views offered by a single discipline or has instead become something of an academic fad, leading to the further commodification of research, pseudo-interdisciplinarity, and a superficiality that may result in less rigorous, weak, thin science.

“Interdisciplinary, like everyone else.” But are you being interdisciplinary for the wrong reasons? / Balachandran Nair, Lakshmi. - (2018), pp. ---.

“Interdisciplinary, like everyone else.” But are you being interdisciplinary for the wrong reasons?

Lakshmi Balachandran Nair
2018

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Interdisciplinarity is the talk of the town. Funding agencies favour interdisciplinary research proposals, teaching programmes focus on developing interdisciplinary courses, and the publication of interdisciplinary studies has surged over recent decades. Lakshmi Balachandran Nair considers whether interdisciplinarity remains a strategy to surpass the limits of the methodological tools, theories, and views offered by a single discipline or has instead become something of an academic fad, leading to the further commodification of research, pseudo-interdisciplinarity, and a superficiality that may result in less rigorous, weak, thin science.
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https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2018/11/08/interdisciplinary-like-everyone-else-but-are-you-being-interdisciplinary-for-the-wrong-reasons/
Balachandran Nair, Lakshmi
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