This year-long supervised research course provides students with first-hand experience working as part of a research team and develops a working knowledge of the theory and applications of transdisciplinary research. Students are provided with an overview of research program issues; develop oral and written communication skills, data management skills, team building skills, critical thinking skills, and professional work environment skills; trained in mixed methods relevant to factors that contribute to child and family health; identify opportunities and barriers in transdisciplinary team work; and prepare a scientific presentation that reflects the knowledge of transdisciplinary science gained through working on actual research projects.
Fri, Mar 23, 2018
Wed, Feb 28, 2018
The London School of Economics and Political Science - LSE features Family Resiliency Center research investigating the benefits and barriers to transdisciplinary graduate education.
London School of Economics and Political Science blog (LSE Impact Blog) features two recent research articles about the evaluation of the I-TOPP program. Anna- Sigrid Keck, Stephanie Sloane, Janet M. Liechty, Barbara H. Fiese, and Sharon M. Donovan designed a structured doctoral programme focused on transdisciplinary research and compared students’ publication patterns to students in traditional programmes.
Mon, Feb 26, 2018
A new course is giving students unique access to experts in the global food regulation industry...plus find out what's new with the Children's Environmental Health Center (CEHC) at Illinois. Also, don't miss out on this month's featured recipes from the National Dairy Council. All that and more, in the February 2018 newsletter.
Thu, Feb 22, 2018
The 2017 FRC Annual Report is now available online. Click here to read about the exciting research and outreach programs at FRC.
Wed, Feb 21, 2018
The University-Based Child & Family Policy Consortium webinar "Environmental Influences on Children's Health and Development" is now available. Family Resiliency Center Director Dr. Barbara Fiese, Assistant Director Brenda Koester, and University of Illinois at Chicago's Dr. Susan Buchanan presented the webinar Wednesday, February 14, 2018. To watch a recording of the webinar, please click here to view it on SRCD’s YouTube channel. The Impact Report referenced during the presentation is available here.