COAH/Engineering collaboration and sustainable development

The panel will discuss how the Global Challenges research fund has allowed interdisciplinary collaboration to happen in a more natural way. The panel will present experiences and lessons learned from 4 years of research and teaching collaboration between the department of Political and Cultural Studies and the College of Engineering.

Jack Jenkins- ‘Assessing the socio-economic impact of an engineering intervention: an ESRC/DfID funded study measuring track/trial construction’s contribution to rural development in Liberia’

Dr Patricia Xavier & Xiaojun Yin; ‘using collaborative teaching programmes to formulate potential research agendas; the case of Sustainable Engineering Management for International Development’

Arron Goodfellow; Kick-starting research: IAA funding and cross-disciplinary collaboration between COAH, SoE and the College of Human and Health Sciences