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News Release 17-082 - Video

Ask a Scientist: What is Convergence?


What is Convergence? Through the deep integration of knowledge and techniques from across multiple scientific fields, the research community can address some the most complex societal challenges. The foundation's Growing Convergent Research at NSF portfolio is a focused approach to the kind of cross-disciplinary collaboration that NSF has fostered for decades. Dean Evasius, director of NSF's Division of Graduate Education, explains why Convergence is important in this Ask a Scientist Video.

Credit: NSF

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