Michael Stauffacher: Katalogdaten im Herbstsemester 2016

NameHerr Prof. Dr. Michael Stauffacher
Adresse
TdLab
ETH Zürich, CHN K 78
Universitätstrasse 16
8092 Zürich
SWITZERLAND
Telefon+41 44 632 49 07
E-Mailmichael.stauffacher@usys.ethz.ch
URLhttp://www.tdlab.usys.ethz.ch/team/person-detail.html?persid=79110
DepartementUmweltsystemwissenschaften
BeziehungTitularprofessor

NummerTitelECTSUmfangDozierende
701-0015-00LSeminar on Transdisciplinary Research for Sustainable Development2 KP2SC. E. Pohl, M. Stauffacher
KurzbeschreibungThe seminar is designed for students and researchers (MA, PhD, PostDoc) who use inter- and transdisciplinary elements in their projects. It addresses the challenges of this research: How to integrate disciplines? How (and in what role) to include societal actors? How to bring results to fruition? We discuss these questions based on case studies and theories and on the participant's projects.
LernzielThe participants understand the specific challenges of inter- and transdisciplinary research in general and in the context of sustainable development in particular. They know methods and concepts to address these challenges and apply them to their research projects.
InhaltThe seminar covers the following topics:
(1) Theories and concepts of inter- and transdisciplinary research
(2) The specific challenges of inter- and transdisciplinary research
(3) Involving stakeholders
(4) Collaborating disciplines
(5) Exploration of tools and methods
(6) Analysing participants' projects to improve inter- and transdisciplinary elements
LiteraturLiterature will be made available to the participants
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesThe seminar is specifically suitable for PhD or PostDoc researchers. It is open to master students (minor "global change and sustainability") and further interested people, who preferably are preparing, or working on, a project/thesis.
701-1543-00LTransdisciplinary Methods and Applications3 KP2GP. Krütli, M. Stauffacher
KurzbeschreibungThe course deals with transdisciplinary (td) methods, concepts and their applications in the context of case studies and other problem oriented research projects. Td methods are used in research at the science-society interface and when collaborating across scientific disciplines.
Students learn to apply methods within a functional framework. The format of the course is seminar-like, interactive.
LernzielAt the end of the course students should:

Know:
-Function, purpose and algorithm of a selected number of transdisciplinary methods

Understand:
-Functional application in case studies and other problem oriented projects

Be able to reflect on:
-Potential, limits, and necessity of transdisciplinary methods

Be prepared for:
-Transdisciplinary Case Study 2017
InhaltThe lecture is structured as follows:

- Overview of concepts and methods of inter-/transdisciplinary integration of knowledge, values and interests (approx. 20%)
- Analysis of a selected number of transdisciplinary methods focusing problem framing, problem analysis, and impact (approx. 50%)
- Practical application of the methods in a broader project setting (approx. 30%)
SkriptHandouts are provided by the lecturers
LiteraturSelected scientific articles and book-chapters
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesThis course is recommended and helpful for students participating in the Transdisciplinary Case Study 2017.