interdisciplinary interdisciplinary  /ˌɪn tər ˈdɪ sə plə ˌnɛ ri/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) drawing from or characterized by participation of two or more fields of study

Usage(s):

  1. The center provides both interdisciplinary environmental studies, and helps plan the greening of the university.
  2. Products get worked on in parallel by all departments at once--design, hardware, software--in endless rounds of interdisciplinary design reviews.
  3. The center provides both interdisciplinary environmental studies, and helps plan the greening of the university.

News

  1. Penn Researchers design variant of main painkiller receptor

    ( University of Pennsylvania ) An interdisciplinary collaboration between researchers at the University of Pennsylvania has developed a variant of the mu opioid receptor that has several advantages when it comes to experimentation. This variant can be grown in large quantities in bacteria and is also water-soluble, enabling experiments and applications that had previously been very challenging ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  2. OPRF graduate named Presidential Scholar, gets medal Sunday in Washington

    OAK PARK — In 20 years of teaching, Jessica Young said only one student would dare to turn in a final paper titled “Do We Gape at Mysteries of Art? History Society and Emotion in Abel Gance’s Napoleon.” That type of high-concept, interdisciplinary examination is typical of the work produced by 2013 Oak Park-River Forest High School graduate, Scott C. Daniel. “Nobody has attempted anything like ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Oak Park Leaves

  3. NIST and NTIA to Establish New Center for Advanced Communications

    A key focus of the center will be to promote interdisciplinary research, development and testing in radio frequency technology and spectrum sharing for public safety and commercial broadband applications.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Television Broadcast

Quotes

  1. "It's a beacon of light as a center of student activity," Norman said. "The architects were also extremely thoughtful and creative about the interdisciplinary element of this building, which will house four different art forms. Its central...
    on Jun 1, 2007 By: Larry Norman Source: Chicago Sun-Times

  2. "The consortium serves as a bridge in this process that allows researchers to perfect and refine existing treatments through interdisciplinary teams that extend to the clinic and community," said NIH Director Dr. Elias A. Zerhouni in a written...
    on May 29, 2008 By: Elias Zerhouni Source: Deseret News

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