Day-to-day researchers face demanding challenges in their own fields. But what about the wider world? What about more complex challenges that can't be solved by one discipline alone?
NESTA developed the Crucible programme to bring bright thinkers together and see the bigger picture.
The programme has now closed but you can now access all of the learnings from our Crucible programme, and find out how you can run your own networking programme, by visiting Crucible in a Box.
Crucible aims to help early career researchers to discover:
The challenges facing society today require people from different disciplines to collaborate and think outside the box. This film explains the main features of the programme
View the video below to hear about the positive impact the programme has generated in researchers working lives.
"Meeting people from such diverse backgrounds got me thinking about how I could expand my research and take a different approach to developing ideas in the future." Jamie Harle, Crucible participant
Our Crucible evaluation includes key findings and achievements from the programme, backed up by case studies of some of the researchers from the programme.
Carbon Crucible is bringing together bright thinkers from different academic disciplines to collaborate and find solutions to some of today’s complex energy challenges. Find out more