26th October 2016
09:30 – 12:30
Alison House, Room 1.06, 12 Nicolson Square, Edinburgh

This is the first in a series of six seminar workshops for 2016/17 run by sIREN (student-led Interdisciplinary Research Network).

It will explore the theme of designing interdisciplinary research projects.

Four speakers from four different disciplines across the University of Edinburgh have been invited to speak.

Speakers will present part of their own research activities related to methods, strategies and challenges when undertaking interdisciplinary research.

The aim of the workshop is to enhance knowledge and skills and to open up the discussion to participants.


  • 9.30 - 9.45 | Introduction to sIREN and welcome keynote speakers
  • 9.45 - 10.15 | Professor Richard Coyne (Edinburgh College of Art)
  • 10.15 - 10.45 | Professor Ewan Klein (School of Informatics)
  • 10.45 - 11.00 | Coffee break
  • 11.00 - 11.30 | Professor John Lee (Edinburgh College of Art)
  • 11.30 - 12.00 | Dr Stefan Bilbao (Edinburgh College of Art, Acoustics and Audio Group)
  • 12.00 - 12.30 | Discussion, networking, and collaboration

Coffee and tea will be provided. The event is free to attend but ticketed.

Please note: access in Alison House is via swipe card. If you encounter any issues, please ring the bell and someone will let you in.

About sIREN

The sIREN (student-led Interdisciplinary Research Network) series is organised by two postgraduate students at ECA: Eleni-Ira Panourgia (Art - PhD); and Katerina Talianni (Music - PhD).

The aim of these networking events is to bring together research-active staff and students to exchange methods, knowledge and ideas around interdisciplinary research and its potential.

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