Author Archives: Paul Gibbs

8/19 – Rethinking Postgraduate Higher Education from Transdisciplinary Perspectives

August-November 2015 / Notes from the Field

Paul Gibbs

Paul Gibbs

Paul Gibbs

In late July, Middlesex University hosted a symposium of invited academics, thinkers and practitioners to discuss the nature of transdisciplinarity in the context of UK postgraduate higher education. Participants included Professor Nicolescu and academics from universities in the UK including Middlesex, Kings, University College London Institute of Education (UCL IOE) and Manchester, and from Australia. Topic ranged from conceptual dialogue in transdisciplinarity (Nicolescu), curriculum design (Scott), pedagogies (Nixon), anthropologic investigation (Maguire), and …