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.
Collaboration in action: tracking the signal, tracing the noise
Interdisciplinarity is often framed as an unquestioned good within and beyond the academy, one to be encouraged by funders and research institutions alike. And yet there is little research on how interdisciplinary projects actually work—and do not work—in practice.