Investigating interdisciplinary collaboration : theory and practice across disciplines / edited by Scott Frickel, Mathieu Albert, and Barbara Prainsack ; foreword by Helga Nowotny.

Universities in North America and Europe increasingly provide financial incentives to encourage collaboration between faculty in different disciplines, based on the premise that this yields more innovative and sophisticated research. Drawing from a wealth of empirical data, the contributors to Inves...

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Other Authors: Frickel, Scott, (Editor), Albert, Mathieu, 1959- (Editor), Prainsack, Barbara, (Editor)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, 2016.
Series:American campus.
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Summary:Universities in North America and Europe increasingly provide financial incentives to encourage collaboration between faculty in different disciplines, based on the premise that this yields more innovative and sophisticated research. Drawing from a wealth of empirical data, the contributors to Investigating Interdisciplinary Collaboration put that theory to the test. What they find reveals how interdisciplinarity is not living up to its potential, but also suggests how universities might foster more genuinely collaborative and productive research.
Physical Description:1 online resource.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780813585918
0813585910
9780813585901
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