Consensus is not the same as unanimity. In a nutshell, unanimity is when everyone agrees and consensus is when no one disagrees. Although this seems like a hair-splittingly small distinction, the difference between the two can be huge in practice.
Interdisciplinarity has become something easily called for and proposed in project proposals – yet, much remains unknown regarding how research teams actually move into this complex and unknown space. This is the dilemma, we, the Gastrocert research team encountered in attempting to implement ‘an exhaustive literature review’. The blog post will tell the tale of what was learnt, constructed and reconsidered from this interdisciplinary adventure.