Research Development Scientific Background Articles

  • Lazer, David et al. (2009, February 6). Computational Social Science. Science, 323, 721-723.
  • Facilitating Interdisciplinary Research. (2004). Committee on Facilitating Interdisciplinary Research, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine. ISBN: 0-309-54727-X.
  • Mason, Ed and Linda Learned. The Role of "Development" in a Research Administration Office. The Journal of Research Administration, 37(1), 23-34.
  • Rhoten, Diane. Interdisciplinary Research: Trend or Transition.
  • Rhoten, Diane. (2001). Lead, follow, get out of the way: Sidestepping the barriers to effective practice of interdisciplinarity.
  • Stokols, Daniel et al. (2007). Evaluating Cross-Disciplinary Team Science Initiatives: Conceptual, Methodological, and Translational Perspectives.
  • Stokols, Daniel et al. (2007). The ecology of team science: Understanding contextual influences on transdisciplinary collaboration. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 35(2S).
  • Stokols, Daniel et al. (2008). Moving the science of team science forward: Collaboration and creativity. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 35(2S).
  • Uzzi, Brian and Shannon Dunlap. (2005, December). How to Build your Network. Harvard Business Review.
  • Uzzi, Brian, Benjamin F. Jones, and Stefan Wuchty. (2008, November 21). Multi-university research teams: Shifting impact, geography, and stratification in science. Science, 322.
  • Uzzi, Brian, Benjamin F. Jones, and Stefan Wuchty. (2007, May 18). The increasing dominance of teams in production of knowledge. Science, 316.
  • Watts, Duncan J. (2007, February 1). A twenty-first century science. Nature, 445(1), 489.
  • Whitfield, John. (2008, June 30). Get a (social) life. Nature, 925.
  • Whitfield, John. (2008, October 9). Group Theory: What makes a successful team? Nature, 445, 720-723.

Multi-, Inter- and Transdisciplinary Research Defined

  • Rosenfield, P.L. (1992). The Potential of Transdisciplinary Research for Sustaining and Extending Linkages between the Health and Social-Sciences. Social Science & Medicine 35, 1343-1357.
  • National Academy of Sciences (2004). Facilitating Interdisciplinary Research (Washington DC, National Academies Press).
  • Stokols, D., Hall, K.L., Taylor, B.K., and Moser, R.P. (2008). The Science of Team Science: Overview of the Field and Introduction to the Supplement. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 35, S77-S89.
  • Crowley, S., Eigenbrode, S.D., O'Rourke, M., and Wulfhorst, J.D. (2010). Cross-disciplinary localization: A philosophical approach. MultiLingual September, 1-4.
  • Klein, J.T. (2010). A Taxonomy of Interdisciplinarity. In The Oxford Handbook of Interdisciplinarity, R. Frodeman, J.T. Klein, and C. Mitcham, eds. (Oxford, UK, Oxford University Press), pp. 15-30.
  • Wagner, C.S., Roessner, J.D., Bobb, K., Klein, J.T., Boyak, K.W., Keyton, J., Rafols, I., and Börner, K. (2011). Approaches to understanding and measuring interdisciplinary scientific research (IDR): A review of the literature. Journal of Informetrics In press, 1-13.
  • National Institutes of Health (2010). The NIH Common Fund Interdisciplinary Research Website.