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Interdisciplinary Academy (IDA)

The Interdisciplinary Academy is a programme at SLU with the aim of promoting and exploring cross-disciplinary research at SLU.

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IDA - promoting Interdisciplinary across the university

The Interdisciplinary Academy (IDA) is a programme at SLU where the university's researchers are offered the opportunity to collaborate across disciplinary boundaries on complex issues in the broad field of green transformation. IDA also arranges open webinars to inspire and promote more interdisciplinarity across the university.

Call open for IDA 2024-2025

The call is now open for the third year of Interdisciplinary Academy (IDA) 2024-2025. Last day for application is May 22nd, 2024.

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Projects and participants in IDA 2023-2024

Two projects and eleven researchers are admitted to IDA 2023-2024. Together, they represent nine departments, all four SLU faculties and a wide range of different science branches.

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Marie Stenseke coordinates IDA

Marie Stenseke has many years of experience in interdisciplinary work and a strong commitment to facilitating and stimulating collaboration between researchers across different scientific fields.

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More in-depth on interdisciplinarity

Do you want to dive deeper into interdisciplinarity? Here are links, recommended literature, and recorded seminars.

News about IDA


One of SLU Future Foods' most important tasks is to promote interdisciplinary collaborations. Find out more on our theme page on interdisciplinarity how to increase your knowledge and experience of an interdisciplinary approach.

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Published: 06 March 2024 - Page editor: futurefood@slu.se