Introduction to Collaboration
For researchers in the natural sciences who wish to participate in collaborative projects
14 experts in collaboration, including researchers, funders, editors and professionals
2.5 hours of learning
15-minute bite-sized lessons
1-module course with certificate
About this course
‘Introduction to Collaboration’ introduces the idea of research collaboration and how becoming a more effective collaborator could help to further both your research and your career. Even if you’ve already participated in collaborative research, this course provides a useful introduction to the topic of research collaboration, as well as valuable context and advice around the pros and cons of collaborative projects and how they can help you reach your goals.
What you’ll learn
- Why collaborative research is becoming more prevalent
- The pros and cons of collaborating
- The specifics of collaborating with industry
- How collaborative projects can help advance your research and career
Developed with expert academics and professionals
This course has been created with an international team of experts with a wide range of experience, including:
- Interdisciplinary and international collaborations
- Publications resulting from collaborative research
- The sociology of collaboration
- Collaborative tools
- Science communication
- Funding opportunities for collaborative efforts
- Institutional support for research collaboration
Advice from experienced collaborators
The course has additional insights through video interviews from:
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