Over on the Ronin Institute blog, I recently conducted an interview with Rebecca Willén of the Institute for Globally Distributed Open Research and Education (IGDORE) one the Ronin Institute’s Fellow Travelers: organizations share some common goals, approaches or philosophy with the Ronin Institute.
In this interview, I asked Rebeccca about the motivations for founding IGDORE, discuss what “New Academia” is all about and our changing academic cultures . [This is a edited version of our conversation. Full disclosure: I am an affiliated researcher with IGDORE].
Tell me a bit about IGDORE?
IGDORE stands for the Institute for Globally Distributed Open Research and Education. It’s an independent institute I founded in 2016, directly after I had finished my PhD. It’s a virtual research institute, just like Ronin. We have one non-virtual facility and that is on Bali in Indonesia.
What motivated you to…
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