Caitriona has been Manager of the Arts and Humanities Research Institute at Trinity College Dublin, the Trinity Long Room Hub, since 2012. The Hub is dedicated to advancing collaborative and interdisciplinary research in the Arts and Humanities and increasing the visibility and impact of this research for society. From February 2019 it will lead a new Horizon 2020 project on shaping interdisciplinary research practices in Europe. Caitriona has a PhD in twentieth century Irish agrarian history and loves to escape to the mountains for hill walking at weekends.
The drive for multidisciplinary research (MDR) is of increasing importance across the research landscape, with funding applications, REF and Public Engagement all giving special consideration to research that spans academic disciplines. However, achieving a vibrant multidisciplinary environment is challenging with cultural, structural and logistical barriers that must be surmounted in order to build effective collaborations. …
|Theme:||Culture, environment & people|
|Level:||Open to all|
|Speakers:||David Evans, Dr Zoe Bolton, Dr Caitriona Curtis, Sue Gilligan|