3 edition of Interdisciplinarity in environmental research found in the catalog.
Interdisciplinarity in environmental research
Workshop on Methodological Issues in Interdisciplinary Research on the Environment (2001 Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Environment & Development)
Papers presented in the workshop hosted by Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Environment and Development, and Institute for Social and Economic Change, held during 21-23 July 2001, at Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Environment & Development.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||editors, Sharachchandra Lele, Gopal Kadekodi & Bina Agarwal.|
|Contributions||Lele, Sharachchandra M., Kadekodi, Gopal K., Agarwal, Bina., Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Environment and Development (Bangalore, India), Institute for Social and Economic Change., Indian Society for Ecological Economics.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 57 p. :|
|Number of Pages||57|
|LC Control Number||2007341061|
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Contributors address the ways in which interdisciplinarity is defined, positioned, and handled by researchers, universities, and critics, and examine such topics as "myths" of interdisciplinarity, postmodern critiques of interdisciplinarity, interdisciplinarity and research grant allocation, women's studies, Canadian studies, environmental. Multidisciplinarity, interdisciplinarity and transdisciplinarity in health research, services, education and policy: 1. Definitions, objectives, and evidence of effectiveness. Clin Invest Med 29(6.
In the case of education, the modern disciplines—science, art, social science, humanities, and applied science—are considered the prologue to interdisciplinarity. Without these pre-established academic fields, interdisciplinary studies would not be possible. In the book,Innovations in Interdisciplinary Teaching, Donald Richards is quoted Staples explained that Environmental Sciences need an interdisciplinary approach due to the poor “state of environmental education and the need for improvement in ecological literacy” (, p.6). Boehm warns that we must consider other teaching methods such as.
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Students in “Research and Analysis” in Environmental Studies learn that every claim about the environment—whether it emerges from the natural or social sciences, the humanities, or the media—is embedded in social structures, reveals a particular way of knowing, and relies on rhetorical devices, all of which will help them as they put.
He conducts research in environmental philosophy, science and technology policy, and questions concerning interdisciplinarity. He is the author of Sustainable Knowledge: a theory of interdisciplinarity (), and co-author (with Adam Briggle) of Socrates Tenured: the institutions of 21st century : Robert Frodeman.
Interdisciplinarity: a literature review 1 Introduction In recent times, the theme of interdisciplinarity has gained popularity in policy, practice, teaching and research circles. Even as scepticism for the concept exists, it has now gained moral overtones with arguments for why interdisciplinarity File Size: KB.
The increasing importance of interdisciplinarity in the UK’s research excellence framework went largely unmentioned amid the disappointment over the failure of the funding bodies’ document Initial decisions on REFpublished last month, to resolve issues over portability of outputs and numbers of submissions.
But it should not be overlooked. Interdisciplinarity and Climate Change is a major new book addressing one of the most challenging questions of our time. Its unique standpoint is based on the recognition that effective and coherent interdisciplinarity is necessary to deal with the issue of climate change, and the multitude of linked phenomena which both constitute and connect to it.
Interdisciplinarity has become as important outside academia as within. Academics, policy makers, and the general public seek insights to help organize the vast amounts of knowledge being produced, both within research and at all levels of education.
The second edition of The Oxford Handbook of Interdisciplinarity offers a thorough update of this major reference work, summarizing.
[Interdisciplinarity promotes] ways and means for blending wisdom and science, for balancing free association and intellectual discipline, for expanding and refining information, and for building a problem-solving culture that mixes ‘permanent’ with ‘transient’ membership, thereby remaining open to new membership and fresh ideas while.
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Qualitative Research With Ethnocultural Populations: Addressing the Unique Challenges of Relationship, Role, and Context Donna K. Nagata, Lisa A. Suzuki, and Laura Kohn-Wood; I. Considerations in Conducting Qualitative Research With Ethnocultural Populations.
Interdisciplinarity in Qualitative Research With Ethnocultural Populations. between research and impact were strong and reinforced by the interdisciplinary nature of the research.
Stakeholders trusted the researchers, were convinced of the aims of the research, understood that the problems were being approached from different angles, and were assured that their input and feedback would be listened to. There is no doubt that interdisciplinary research becomes more and more important.
However, it is neither easy to find exact definition of interdisciplinarity in scientific literature nor it is possible to say when first attempts to merge methods of different disciplines took place.
Interdisciplinarity or interdisciplinary studies involves the combining of two or more academic disciplines into one activity (e.g., a research project). It draws knowledge from several other fields like sociology, anthropology, psychology, economics etc.
It is about creating something by thinking across boundaries. The Oxford Handbook of Interdisciplinarity provides an extensive overview of the current state of interdisciplinary education, research, and problem-solving knowledge that spans across multiple disciplines and fields, as well as the academic community and society as a whole.
This chapter volume aims to discuss the major advances within the. Focusing on the different bodies of knowledge or research practice, interdisciplinarity is a synthesis of ideas, data and information, methods, tools, concepts, or theories from two or more.
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. IIE research units pioneer adaptation to environmental changes as part of sustainable design. Our emphasis is on translational science based upon rigorous understanding our environment, seamless integration of data and models, humans as integral parts of environmental systems, and development of novel, leading-edge technologies.
of proxies based on metadata linked to research project and outputsinputs. Without expert, peer agreement, applying indices of the degree of interdisciplinarity may seem abstract, but proxy measures of research activity have been used informatively.
For example, it is agreed that relative citation counts reflect research impact. Inclusive dates for searches were January through January (25 years); only English language books and peer-review journal articles were included, and search terms used were “interdisciplinarity,” “interdisciplinary research,” and “collaborative research.”.
The Oxford Handbook of Interdisciplinarity provides a synoptic overview of the current state of interdisciplinary research, education, administration and management, and problem solving-knowledge that spans the disciplines and interdisciplinary fields, and crosses the space between the academic community and society at large.
books and journals. This book, “Interdisciplinarity in Social Sciences: Does It Provide Answers to Current Challenges in Higher Education and Research?” is an important contribution to this debate, suggesting a redirection away from the fragmented nature of interdisciplinary research; it offers the views.
Lately, there has been a tendency in academia to call for more interdisciplinary research on sustainable mobility. However, there is a lack of empirical research on practiced interdisciplinarity. This paper seeks to address this by exploring the practices of an intended interdisciplinary doctoral research group.
Specifically, it presents the study of a collaborative autoethnography using.Environmental Research is a multi-disciplinary journal publishing high quality and novel information about anthropogenic issues of global relevance and applicability in a wide range of environmental disciplines, and demonstrating environmental application in the real-world context.
Coverage includes, but is not limited to, the following research topics and areas. Book Description. The idea that research should become more interdisciplinary has become commonplace.
According to influential commentators, the unprecedented complexity of problems such as climate change or the social implications of biomedicine demand interdisciplinary efforts integrating both the social and natural sciences.