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Interdisciplinary policy research in independent research centers.

Walter S. Baer

Interdisciplinary policy research in independent research centers.

by Walter S. Baer

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Published by Rand] in [Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Policy sciences.

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    Series[Rand Corporation papers P-5347]
    ContributionsRand Corporation.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p.
    Number of Pages16
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    Open LibraryOL16460792M

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Interdisciplinary policy research in independent research centers by Walter S. Baer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Interdisciplinary policy research in independent research centers. [Walter S Baer; Rand Corporation.]. Discusses the management of interdisciplinary research on domestic policy issues at Rand and other independent research institutes.

These centers were established principally to conduct defense related studies with more independence than government agencies, greater emphasis on interdisciplinary, policy oriented research than universities, and fewer conflicts of interest than industrial.

The Interdisciplinary Studies and Independent Research department offers coursework that exposes students to content and approaches from multiple or nontraditional disciplines.

In addition, the department, in conjunction with the other academic departments, affords students opportunities for research, in-depth study, and immersion beyond those.

Interdisciplinary Research. Interdisciplinary research involves researchers from several academic disciplines working together, whereas transdisciplinary research involves researchers from different disciplines working with non-academic participants, such as policy makers or land managers (Tress et al., a).

Interdisciplinary Research. At the intersection of disciplines is where new ideas emerge and innovative research happens. Stanford Interdisciplinary. Institutes, Labs & Centers.

Eighteen independent labs, centers and institutes engage faculty and Interdisciplinary policy research in independent research centers. book from across the university. Independent Laboratories, Centers and Institutes. In this essay on interdisciplinarity from our archives, Diana Rhoten, then an SSRC program director, reports on the results of a project on collaborative practices in six interdisciplinary research ng on identifying the enabling conditions for such collaboration, this National Science Foundation–supported study found that the main constraints on interdisciplinary research were.

The Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions (FPIRI) program supports institutions that provide fellowships for advanced humanities research in the U.S.

and abroad, foster communities of intellectual exchange among participating scholars, and provide access to resources that might otherwise not be available to the participating scholars. Ecoacoustics research is necessarily interdisciplinary as it requires both advanced computing techniques, and specialist knowledge from other domains (ecology, biology) in order to analyse data [26].

Her research was performed at the Princeton Center for Complex Materials (PCCM), a National Science Foundation Materials Research Science and Engineering Center. Credit: Frank Wojcipchowski The definition of a "discipline" and discussions of the varieties of interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary, and trans-disciplinary research have occupied.

The Independent Social Research Foundation is a public benefit foundation funded by a group of private philanthropists with interests in academia and social science, founded in The ISRF is dedicated to advancing the social sciences through the promotion of new modes of inquiry and the development of interdisciplinary expertise and methods.

The University’s Interdisciplinary Research Centres are established cross-School initiatives that have demonstrated a critical mass of academic support in at least three Schools and have the explicit endorsement of the University’s Research Policy Committee.

Other terms used include borrowing and multidisciplinary research. Borrowing describes the use of one discipline’s methods, skills, or theories in a different discipline. A borrowed technique may be assimilated so completely that it is no longer considered foreign, and it may transform practice without being considered interdisciplinary.

1 An example of borrowing is the use of physical. The research supported by NSF is largely disciplinary in nature, but the Foundation's science and engineering centers and several recent solicitations emphasize interdisciplinary research activities.

This chapter focuses on interdisciplinary research, as the chapter considers it to have a value‐added component that results from synergism. Background to and Purpose of Fellowship. The Nebraska Academy for Early Childhood Research/Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is pleased to offer a one or two-year post- doctoral research fellowship beginning on or around September 1,   Lisbeth Nielsen, in Aging and Decision Making, A Research Agenda for the Future.

Interdisciplinary research on the cognitive, affective, and social influences on decision making in aging has been growing over the past decade, encouraged, in part, by research initiatives at the National Institute on Aging (, c, ) and the National Institutes of Health (, ).

Interdisciplinary Research and departments and independent research centers. Worldwide Political Science Abstracts WPSA provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international literature in political science, international relations, law, and public administration and policy.

Over 1, titles are covered, beginning in About the Independent Institute. THE INDEPENDENT INSTITUTE is a non-profit, non-partisan, public-policy research and educational organization that shapes ideas into profound and lasting impact through publications, conferences, and effective multi-media programs.

University Research Centers & Interdisciplinary Institutes Broad interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary approaches are essential for addressing the most pressing problems we face. Sometimes such collaborations can occur spontaneously within a single organizational unit but, more often, interactions have to be cultivated intentionally to enable.

The Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies is based at UC San Diego's School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS) and is a policy research institute. Sinceit has been a go-to source for serious academic research on Mexico and U.S.-Mexico relations, informing the creation, implementation and evaluation of public policy.

An Interdisciplinary Approach to Research and Policy. By Michael Stohl (Editor), Dr. Richard Burchill (Editor), Scott Howard Englund (Editor) University of California Press,pp.

Publication Date: August 1, Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover (8/1/). Research Centers UC Center for Field Studies Independent Research Faculty & Staff Alumni & Friends Giving Journalism Interdisciplinary Programs Exploratory Studies Get Connected.BUILDING INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH CAREERS IN WOMEN'S HEALTH Release Date: September 7, RFA: OD Office of Research on Women's Health National Institute on Aging National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases National Cancer Institute .accepted.

Thus in both teaching and research, the drive for interdisciplinarity is encouraged both through the Higher Education Academy and the Research Councils.

This report provides an overview of the concept, its teaching (rather than research) implications and its current policy relevance, based purely on extensive literature review.