Hayball Director, Geoff Hanmer, recently proposed a new model for the teaching of science at Australian universities.
Most universities currently practice a discipline-based approach, which offers high levels of practical experience in specialised laboratories.
Hanmer suggests that such a model offers inefficient outcomes, both academically and financially, while a multi-discipline approach would create collaborative learning spaces and more closely align with future graduate employment opportunities.
A multi-disciplinary approach to facilities will provide greater sustainability for science programs.
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