Symposium: Transdisciplinary Research Education in Convergence

Teaching Lab, Building 32A, Landbergstraat 19, Delft

minor illustrationCome join us for an afternoon discussing what we’ve learned in developing and running the minor Collaborative Science for Biomedical Breakthroughs.

The minor is an education programme, creating a learning environment to develop the skills of doing collaborative science, blending together students, teachers, convergence flagships and industry.

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12:00-12:45  Lunch and interaction with other public members

12:45-13:15  Plenary session | A transdisciplinary minor: collaborative design process, structure and interactive textbook (recorded)

13:15-14:00  Parallel workshops showcasing two separate weeks in the minor
1) Understanding your crew: What is transdisciplinarity? Perspectives and values of a team.
2) Institutional review process & Critical thinking as a scientist.

14:00-14:15  Break

14:15-14:30  Plenary wrap-up pitches of the workshops (recorded)

14:30-15:00  Plenary session | Intended learning outcomes, rubrics and assessments (recorded)
In this session, how the students were assessed during the minor at different levels and how the rubrics were aligned with the learning goals?

15:00-15:30  Plenary session | The emotional side of collaboration (recorded)
Collaboration includes many emotions. What are some of the questions you need to think about in designing collaboration education, and what are the answers we came up with?

15:30-15:45  Break

15:45-16:15  Panel discussion | with minor team, supervisors, coaches, students and Janssen Nederland 
The public will be able to interact with several stakeholders of this minor and discuss the different roles and expectations of each level involved.

16:15-  Reception & questions

We’ll also have time to chat and share ideas. Teachers, supervisors, and students from the minor will be there to share their experiences. Supervisors participated from TU Delft, Erasmus University,  Erasmus MC, and Erasmus University College, students were from four universities and seven programmes. 

The event is organised by Johanna Colgrove and Hegias Mira Bontenbal in collaboration with TU Delft Teaching Academy.