The Guardian homeBy Janice Kay. Interdisciplinarity isn't just for researchers, says Janice Kay, as 1,000 Exeter first years set out to tackle some big problems. At a time of the year when many students around the UK are beginning to drift off for the summer, 1,000 first years at the University of Exeter have signed up for a study series centred on big world problems like climate change, ageing, ethical banking, child health and international security. Read more...