|Title||Convergence Research for Emerging Zoonoses|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2021|
|Authors||Talbot B, Kulkarni MA, Colautti RI|
|Keywords||consilience, disease ecology, emerging disciplines, Lyme borreliosis, transdisciplinary research|
Global emergence of vector-borne and zoonotic diseases presents a rapidly growing 'wicked' problem. We outline the need for a transdisciplinary research program that is grounded in ecological and evolutionary theory but integrates fundamentally with research perspectives spanning the health, social, and natural sciences.