Renowned scientist and author Freeman Dyson’s insightful reflections on how underlying economic motivations often drive scientific inquiry provide lots of great ideas for a great extended essay in economics, geography, ESS, and more.
Integrating TOK in history featuring Prof. David Cannadine, Princeton University. In what ways does historical knowledge progress?
Research ideas related to Prof. Andy Hoffman’s description of concrete measures needed to reinvent our current power grids to make them more efficient and environmentally-friendly.
Research ideas related to Prof. Paul Steinhardt’s Indiana Jones-style discovery of quasicrystals, solids whose atomic arrangements violate centuries-old laws of physics and crystallography.
TOK integration in psychology: Prof. Matthew Walker on the nature of appropriate evidence for a scientific theory. Under what circumstances do authority figures inhibit the development of knowledge?
Great research ideas related to The Anthropic Principle featuring Noble Laureate Tony Leggett with several areas of investigation highlighted.
The story of the Derveni Papyrus, the oldest surviving European manuscript, and the wide range of fascinating related research topics to explore.
Research ideas: investigating the phenomenon of “phantom limb pain” which can be used to probe a wealth of issues related to the structure of our brains.
Interdisciplinary research ideas related to the famous equation that Frank Drake developed to best assess the likelihood of extraterrestrial intelligence in the universe.
Fascinating research ideas for global politics with related authoritative Ideas Roadshow IBDP video and print resources featuring renowned political scientists.
Ellen Bialystok describes her fascinating work on the link between bilingualism and Alzheimer’s disease.