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WeShareScience is an online platform for researchers from various disciplines to share and discuss video abstracts about published or in-progress research.
Website offering links to help… Watkins, Ryan (George Washington University) External link to resource
2006 NIH SciTS Conference
In 2006, the National Cancer Institute's SciTS team, in collaboration with the NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research (OBSSR) and the American Psychological Association (APA), hosted the National Conference on the Science of Team Scienc
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2015 Science of Team Science Program Abstracts
Abstracts from panel, paper, and poster presentations for the 2015 Science of Team Science Conference held in Bethesda, MD.
Abstracts for Presentations an… Hall, Kara (National Cancer Institute) External link to resource
2016 Science of Team Science Final Conference Program
Conference Program for the Science of Team Science Conference held in Phoenix, Arizona, May 2016
Abstracts for Presentations an… Hall, Kara (National Cancer Institute) External link to resource
4researchers is a publicly available website offering more than 1,300 free articles, videos, presentations, and online courses developed in collaboration with well-respected experts in a variety of fields and designed to make conducting research easi
Website offering practical res… Kameny, Rebecca (3-C Institute for Social Development) External link to resource
50 Social Sites for Science Students, Researchers and Professionals
This is a list of 50 networks, blogs, and other social networking sites created by scientists, for scientists, in a variety of fields, in order to support academic connections and collaboration.
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A Study of Cloud Computing Based Model to Facilitate Collaborative Research
This paper examines how Cloud computing technology can facilitate collaborative research amongst the researchers belonging to different universities and countries. Research over has evolved from simple, controlled research to very complex having mult
Journal Article Wargad, Rahul External link to resource
A Template for Integrating Interdisciplinary Research and Team Science into the Tenure Track Offer Letter
Although every recruitment is unique, emphasis on interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary science is becoming quite common. Research institutions wanting to encourage collaborative research while promoting development of bright early career researche
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A user-friendly method for generating overlay maps
We follow the method introduced in Rafols & Meyer (forthcoming) to create the overlay map on the basis of a global map of science (Leydesdorff & Rafols, 2009). The steps described below rely on access to the Web of Science and the files available in
Data Visualization Software -- External link to resource
Access CTSI Services to Enable Research Website
Dealing with the corporate world is mystifying to academics whose main training has been oriented toward research, teaching, and clinical duties. Alliances between universities and industry are playing an increasing role in facilitating cutting-edge
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Advancing Collaboration Practice program (ARACY)
The Advancing Collaboration Practice program is targeted at people and organisations interested in collaborative action. The Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) has established the Advancing Collaboration Practice program t
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American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Team Science Award
This award was established by the AACR and Eli Lilly and Company to incentivize and reward interdisciplinary team science in cancer research, by recognizing teams of scientists that have made important contributions, and their institutions. The awar
Career Development Guide American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) View Editors Picks External link to resource
Appointment, Tenure, Promotion, and Merit Review Considerations for Psychologists with Joint Faculty Appointments and Involvement in Interdisciplinary/Multidisciplinary Research and Scholarship
The Board of Scientific Affairs (BSA) of the American Psychological Association (APA) has produced a guide to assist psychological scientists and administrators in navigating the complexities of interdisciplinary joint faculty appointments at college
Tenure and Promotion Policy -- External link to resource
Assessing the Value of Team Science: A Study Comparing Center and Investigator-Initiated Grants
This paper reports on a quasi-experimental longitudinal study conducted to compare bibliometric indicators of scientific collaboration, productivity and impact of center-based transdisciplinary team science initiatives and traditional investigator-in
Paper Hall, Kara (The Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Bl) Download this resource from the Toolkit
Association for Integrative Studies (AIS) Selected Interdisciplinary Syllabi
This page presents courses that feature explicit exploration of the nature of interdisciplinarity and of disciplines. The courses listed thus far are from interdisciplinary degree programs, but courses from other kinds of programs are also welcome. C
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Association for Integrative Studies homepage
US-based international membership organization devoted to interdisciplinary research and teaching.
Website and Training Developme… Newell, Bill (Association for Integrative Studies) External link to resource
Beyond Collaboration: Strategic Restructuring of Nonprofit Organizations
The James Irvine Foundation — sensing an increased interest among nonprofit sector leaders in partnership opportunities — commissioned a study by David La Piana of the future role of strategic restructuring. That study led to Beyond Collaboration: St
Restructuring Analysis La Piana, David (La Piana Associates, Inc.) Download this resource from the Toolkit
Building Interdisciplinary Research Models Through Interactive Education
Critical interdisciplinary research skills include effective communication with diverse disciplines and cultivating collaborative relationships. Acquiring these skills during graduate education may foster future interdisciplinary research quality and
Journal Article Hessels, Amanda External link to resource
Burroughs Wellcome Fund report: Thriving in an Era of Team Science
THE BURROUGHS WELLCOME FUND is an independent private foundation dedicated to advancing the biomedical sciences by supporting research and other scientific and educational activities. Within this broad mission, BWF seeks to accomplish two primary go
Paper Burroughs Wellcome Fund, 21 T.W. Alexander Drive, P.O. Box 13901, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709- Download this resource from the Toolkit
caBIG Data Sharing and Intellectual Capital Knowledge Center
The caBIG Data Sharing and Intellectual Capital (DSIC) Knowledge Center was an NCI-supported entity led by the University of Michigan. The DSIC Knowledge Center provided a centralized, authoritative repository of processes, model agreements, and othe
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Cancer Health Disparities
A multi-, inter- and trans-disciplinary approach in conducting and integrating basic, clinical, translational and community based participatory research paradigm that brings together various experts from different disciplines engaged in provididng so
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Cancer Survivorship Training for Health Care Professionals
Cancer Survivorship Training (CST) is an eLearning solution and an online community for health care professionals. Our goal is to provide education and resources that increase users' knowledge and understanding of cancer survivorship care, thereby i
Training Module Klemp, Jennifer (University of Kansas Medical Center) External link to resource
Centers for Population Health and Health Disparities Evaluation Handbook
This handbook for the Centers for Population Health and Health Disparities (CPHHD) Evaluation contains the information and materials needed to implement the evaluation at each of the Center sites. Plans, materials and approaches were discussed by th
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Centers for Population Health and Health Disparities Managing Human Subjects Project Managers Toolkit
Managing Human Subjects Research Projects: A Tool Kit for Project Managers was written by seasoned project managers from more than eight institutions nationwide. The authors came together to document their experiences operationalizing multidiscipli
Project Manager Tool Kit -- External link to resource Download this resource from the Toolkit is a unique, online mechanism for peer reviewing and disseminating products of community-engaged scholarship (CES) in forms other than journal articles. The results of CES are often disseminated through products that are accessible an
community engagement resource Jordan, Cathy (CES4Health) View Editors Picks External link to resource
C-IKNOW: A web-based software tool for social network analysis investigation
C-IKNOW is a web-based software tool for social network analysis investigation. It was designed around real-world problems, and it can store and analyze virtually any type of network data. The documentation provides a basic step-by-step walkthrough o
social network analysis Northwestern University External link to resource
CitSciBio - The Biomedical Citizen Science Hub
Citizen Science is a collaborative approach to research involving the public, not just as subjects of the research or advisors to the research but as direct collaborators and partners in the research process itself. CitSciBio is a free virtual collab
Virtual Workspace for Team Sci… Theisz, Katrina (National Cancer Institute) External link to resource
Solutions to complex scientic problems require teams of diverse specialists working across the boundaries of disciplinary silos. The COALESCE project, also known as, aims to create, evaluate, and disseminate durable, readily accessibl
Training Module Spring, Bonnie (Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine) View Editors Picks External link to resource Download this resource from the Toolkit
Collaboration and Team Science: A Field Guide
Collaboration and Team Science: A Field Guide is intended for anyone who is currently participating on or leading a research team, considering becoming involved in a research team, or contemplating building a research team.
Team building Bennett, L.Michelle (National Cancer Institute) View Editors Picks External link to resource Download this resource from the Toolkit
Collaboration Success Wizard
Oftentimes, in order to obtain the needed expertise on a science team, team members are located in geographically distributed areas. While our current ability to form and maintain distributed teams offers the ability to pull together a range of expe
On-line diagnostic survey -- External link to resource
Collective decision-making on complex landscapes
A continuous-time Markov process is proposed to analyze how a group of humans solves a complex task, which consists in the search of the optimal set of decisions on a fitness landscape. Individuals change their opinions driven by the self-directed be
Journal Article Carbone, Giuseppe (Department of Mechanics, Mathematics and Management, Politecnico di Bari) External link to resource
Comparison of Research Networking Tools and Research Profiling Systems Wiki
Research Networking (RN) is about using web-based tools to discover and use research and scholarly information about people and resources. Research Networking tools (RN tools) serve as knowledge management systems for the research enterprise. RN tool
Website offering practical res… Wikipedia The Free Encyclopedia External link to resource
Comprehensive List of Collaborative Funding Mechanisms
This document is a comprehensive list of research grant mechanisms, types, and programs representing collaborative, cross-disciplinary(multi/inter/transdisciplinary) and team-based funding opportunities put together by the National Organization of Re
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Co-producing Knowledge: td-net's toolbox
The td-net’s toolbox features selected methods for jointly producing knowledge across different academic and non-academic fields of expertise.
knowledge integration Pohl, Christian View Editors Picks External link to resource
CREW: Collaboratory for Research on Electronic Work
Outlines research on ways new technologies better enable organizations. Research on how new technologies enable new ways of organizing work is of vital interest to organizations, both as providers and users of this technology. CREW has performed
Website offering practical res… School of Information, University of Michigan External link to resource
CTSA Research Networking Evaluation Guide
Resource developed for NIH-funded Clinical and Translational Science Award institutions by the CTSA Research Networking Affinity Working Group to privde a basic information and guidance on evaluating Research Networking (RN) tools.
Paper Barnett, William (Indiana University and Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute) Download this resource from the Toolkit
Data Sharing and Security Framework
The DSSF was an analytical tool designed to contribute to an understanding of the nature of any mandatory legal restrictions on data sharing and agreements, if any, necessary to facilitate proposed exchanges. The tool graphically depicted the four se
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Dialogue methods for knowledge synthesis
10 dialogue methods for integrating judgments: • Citizens’ jury • Consensus conference • Consensus development panel • Delphi technique • Future search conference • Most significant change technique • Nominal group technique • Open space tec
Team building Bammer, Gabriele (The Australian National University) External link to resource
Dialogue: Rediscover the Transforming Power of Conversation
An E-Copy of the book "Dialogue: Rediscover the Transforming Power of Conversation" is available for download at There are many tools within the book that would be of value in cross-disciplinary, diverse research and proje
Communication Tool Ellinor, Linda (Action Dialogue Group) External link to resource Download this resource from the Toolkit
DIRECT: Distributed Interoperable Research Experts Collaboration Tool
Research networking tools use data-mining, social networking and semantic web approaches to enable expertise discovery, matchmaking and more. Several research networking platforms have been built--the commercial product SciVal Experts (formerly Colle
Collaboration Tool -- External link to resource
Duke Research on Research Group
This group (and site) provided information on research coaching, process coordination for research networks, and intellectual property issues. The group provided consultation services and the site included training modules on different elements of re
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Examining Core Elements of International Research Collaboration: Summary of a Workshop
A working group of the National Academies’ Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable (GUIRR) organized and hosted a workshop in July 2010 titled "Examining Core Elements of International Research Collaboration" that considered a number of co
Workshop Summary Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable (GUIRR), The National Academies (The National Academies' Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable (GUIRR)) Download this resource from the Toolkit
Facilitating Interdisciplinary Research and Education: A Practical Guide
The scientific community is talking about the need to embrace interdisciplinary research and education. Many individuals, programs, and institutions have made great advances in developing a variety of interdisciplinary approaches, but systemic progre
Training Guidelines American Association for the Advancement of Science View Editors Picks External link to resource Download this resource from the Toolkit
Federation of IRBs Toolkit
The Federation of IRBs Toolkit contains customizable materials that are required for creating and executing memorandums of understanding necessary to establish a Federation of IRBs that works collaboratively to centralize high quality human subject p
Research Protocol National Children’s Study (NCS) and the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Network Download this resource from the Toolkit
Gephi is an interactive visualization and exploration platform for all kinds of networks and complex systems, dynamic and hierarchical graphs. Runs on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. Gephi is open-source and free. Gephi is a tool for people that want to
Data Visualization Software Bastian, M. External link to resource
Go Team! Writing & Publishing in Collaborative Science
Part of GW Research Days, this is the final panel of the Spring 2014 semester in the ongoing series Strategies for Interdisciplinary Publishing Success, brought to you by the GW Libraries in collaboration with the Office of the Vice-President for Res
Conference archive Lotrecchiano, Gaetano R. (George Washington University) External link to resource
Guidance for team science leaders: Tools you can use
The author explores recent findings about team assembly and composition, as well as trust and communication, and offers related tools leaders can use to implement effective practices in team science.
conceptual model Falk-Krzesinski, Holly (Elsevier) External link to resource
Guidelines for Integrative Training in Inter- and Transdisciplinary Research Settings: Hints and Tools for Trainers of Trainers
Research on global change and sustainable development issues requires a transdisciplinary approach, which implies close cooperation both between different scientific disciplines (interdisciplinarity), and between scientists and other societal actors.
Training Guidelines NCCR North-South External link to resource
HUBzero Platform for Scientific Collaboration
HUBzero is an open source toolkit used to build web sites for online collaboration. It helps teams work together, publicly or privately, to gather data, build simulation/modeling tools, publish digital assets, and interact online. It currently powe
Virtual Workspace for Team Sci… McLennan, Michael (Purdue University) External link to resource
I Am Researcher, the Global Researcher Network --
This is an "intelligent" networking platform for researchers, to help support them in identifying potential collaborators with specific areas of expertise, and in forging new collaborations. As of December 2011, it includes over 9 million publicatio
Social networking sites for sc… Yang, Yang (I Am Researcher) External link to resource
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