NSF Workshop on Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Interdisciplinary Collaboration
in Innovative Science & Engineering Fields

November 4-5, 2010
Location: Boston University
Download the Report. Funding provided by NSF collaborative grant to S.Paletz and  L.Smith-Doerr, NSF collaborative grant (#10477728/1047773). All  conclusions and opinions are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the National Science Foundation.


The main goals of this workshop are to: (1) discuss the potential for a shared vocabulary across the different fields that study interdisciplinarity and related issues, (2) elaborate on specific similarities and differences in theory, data, and methods, (3) classify gaps and important future directions in the study of interdisciplinarity, and (4) identify specific infrastructure changes that would enable the study of multi- and interdisciplinary collaboration.


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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. SBE-1047728. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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