Multi- (or pluri-) and interdisciplinary research are often used interchangeably , but originally they referred to different approaches. When experts from different fields work together on a common subject within the boundaries of their own discipline, they are said to adopt a multidisciplinary approach. However, if they stick to these boundaries they may reach a point where the project cannot progress any further. They will then have to bring themselves to the fringes of their own fields to form new concepts and ideas–and create a whole new, interdisciplinary field. A transdisciplinary team is an interdisciplinary team whose members have developed sufficient trust and mutual confidence to transcend disciplinary boundaries and adopt a more holistic approach. Continue reading “Consentia on Multidisciplinary Research : Part III”
When everybody is watching or talking about the same thing, tweet your way into the action.
Injecting your content into trending news can be a great tool to increase your exposure and following, but be careful — it can make or break your strategy. Learn how to “newsjack” properly before setting out on this risky, yet rewarding way of promotion. Continue reading “Here’s a Clever Marketing Tactic for Getting the Attention of Thousands of People”
“A Cubicle’s Eye View of Bosses, Meetings, Management Fads & Other Workplace Afflictions”
These days it seems like any idiot with a laptop computer can churn out a
business book and make a few bucks. That’s certainly what I’m hoping. It
would be a real letdown if the trend changed before this masterpiece goes
As some of you may know, my main profession is cartooning. It’s a challenge
for a cartoonist to write a whole book. Cartoonists are trained to be
brief. Everything I’ve learned in my entire life can be boiled down to a
dozen bullet points, several of which I’ve already forgotten. Continue reading “[MUST READ] – The Dilbert Principle”
Festivals bring people together, and keeping that spirit alive, the transport authority in Singapore has joined in on the Diwali celebrations in a unique way. This year, Singapore’s famous Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) launched its first Diwali-themed train on October 15. In a series of pictures that were shared on the Land Transport Authority’s (LTA) Facebook page, one can see the decked up coaches with rangolis, diyas, festoons and the works. Continue reading “Singapore celebrates Diwali with this beautiful themed train!”
India’s fabulous performance at the paralympic games in Rio earlier this year is not only a cause for a lot of pride but the effort put in by the para-athletes has just proven – yet again – how those with physical challenges are much stronger and more capable than those of us who are fortunate to have all our limbs intact. Continue reading “Watch: This prosthetic cane leg is changing lives; here’s why”
If your idea of the perfect weight loss meal is plain chicken or fish with a salad and brown rice, then you’re missing out on some major ingredients shown by reams of research to help the body burn fat: herbs and spices. Continue reading “13 Herbs and Spices Scientifically Proven to Help You Lose Weight”
According to the Animal Asia release, the Yorkshire Wildlife Park’s ‘Project Polar’ is “a specially created habitat for polar bears.
Whoever said don’t mess with Punjabi aunties, knew them very well because you can trust them to put you in your place when need be. This 49-year-old Punjabi aunty Karamjit Sangha who owns a News and Booze store in Hull, Continue reading “This Punjabi aunty who asked the robber to wait till she finishes her ‘chai’ deserves an award for badassery”
‘Raising awareness of symptoms and that childhood cancer is not rare, is the first hurdle to jump,’ read the inspiring post of this mother who lost her child to cancer in 2015.
Mother (Maa/Mom/Aai/Ammi…many more) whatever the word is but it is the first word for every child in this world. The love, care, warmth of a mother is beyond comparison. Continue reading “10 reasons for which we must be thankful to the mothers.”