What Are Fake Interdisciplinary Collaborations and Why Do They Occur?
Scientists influenced by funding priorities promoted by regional, national and transnational funding bodies, as well as by the academic mania for ‘interdisciplinariness’, feel compelled to develop a concrete interdisciplinary research topic and organize their research collaboratively.
Does Increased Interdisciplinary Contact Among Hard and Social Scientists Help or Hinder Interdisciplinary Research?
For interdisciplinary projects to flourish, scientists must recognise the potential contribution of other disciplines in answering key research questions. Recent research suggested that social sciences may be appreciated less than hard sciences overall.
Despite the growing interdisciplinarity of research, the Nobel prize consolidates the traditional disciplinary categorization of science. There is, in fact, an opportunity for the most revered scientific reward to mirror the current research landscape.
Research Seed Grant Program Accepting Proposals for Interdisciplinary Research, Creative Work
The 2017 Innovative Seed Grant Program is accepting proposals for interdisciplinary ventures on the CU Boulder campus, due Feb. 12. The program has set aside $1 million to fund grants of up to $50,000 each.
Evaluating the impact of interdisciplinary research
A method that could be used by funding agencies, universities and scientific policy decision makers for hiring and funding purposes, and to complement existing methods to rank universities and countries.