Global Programs
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Workshops

Workshop 1 (September): Identifying Global Problems from an Interdisciplinary Perspective

Issues to address:

  • How are urgent global problems also problems for interdisciplinary research?
  • How to craft an interdisciplinary research problem
  • A case study from faculty member’s own research

Workshop 2 (November): Collecting Evidence to Better Understand Global Problems

Issues to address:

  • How to distinguish opinion, evidence, and evidence-based opinion
  • How to find and evaluate sources and evidence for addressing global research problem
  • A case study from faculty member’s own research

Workshop 3 (February):  Presenting Global Problem-Based Research to the Public

Issues to address:

  • How does scholarship affect the public or society? How can we craft presentation styles to maximize its public reach? To general or specific audiences?
  • What are some concrete, practical ways to best present complex research outcomes to different audiences?
  • Examples from faculty members own research/experience

Workshop 4 (April): The Ethics and Politics of Global Problem-Based Research

Issues to address:

  • How can a research-based approach to solutions be effective in different context, for different audiences?
  • What are the implications of the knowledge created by the research for society at large? For social transformation? For policy? Etc.
  • Examples from faculty members own research/experience
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