Insight Episode #38: Emily Boyd on the challenges and benefits of interdisciplinary training and sustainability science

This insight episode comes from full episode sixty, Stefan’s conversation with Emily Boyd. 

Emily is the Director of Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies and Professor in Sustainability Science, as well as a leading social scientist with a background in international development, environment, and climate change. 

Stefan and Emily talk about the benefits and challenges of an interdisciplinary education and approach to sustainability issues, specifically how to communicate and work with people from different fields, as well as how universities can work to support interdisciplinary training.

Emily Boyd is also an author for the IPCC, IPBES, and UKCCRA and is an Earth System Governance Senior Fellow.