Consilience


Shaylee Kieffer,
Biochemistry, DNA Damage Response, PhD Student and Reviewer for Consilience
consilience
/kənˈsɪlɪəns/
noun

1.    Exploring the spaces where the sciences and the arts meet. Example: This ecopoetry brings together environmental issues and personal relationships, and makes the emotional impact of both more accessible.

2.    An agreement on the approach to a topic of different academic subjects, especially science and the humanities. Example: Both art and scientific research must be gone about in a systematic method of trial and error in order to reach the best possible result. Communication of science is best done through art.

3.    A unity or “jumping together” of knowledge. What could we achieve in the fight against climate change if disparate fields came together to make new innovations?





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