This video describes how transdisciplinary research contributes to sustainability through a case study of five projects in Gothenburg, Sweden. It assesses a common assumption that transdisciplinary research is more able to contribute to societal problem solving than traditional forms of research.
"Health social science synthesizes a wide range of knowledge in order to understand and solve complex health problems. This volume presents ten case studies that illustrate some of the best practice in health social science in developing countries.
Transdisciplinary research is based on the objects of integration and implementation. The research process aims to create space for common thinking, mutual learning and joint action between partners from diverse disciplines and societal fields in order to create knowledge, understanding and induce transformation.
Presents cases developed in a transdisciplinary case study course for undergraduates and postgraduates that has run at the University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology since 2002. Students explore sustainable solutions for a particular complex real-world problem.
The TdLab provides two online repositories dealing with challenges in sustainable development. The first involves completed transdisciplinary case studies undertaken by postgraduate students from 1994 onwards.
This book presents three case studies on, respectively, health of resettled refugees, "street health" and safety. It also covers a range of topics, including benefits and challenges of transdisciplinary research, the research process, training and funding.