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World Wide ResearchReshaping the Sciences and Humanities$
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William H. Dutton and Paul W. Jeffreys

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780262014397

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262014397.001.0001

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The Changing Disciplinary Landscapes of Research

The Changing Disciplinary Landscapes of Research

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(p.257) 9 The Changing Disciplinary Landscapes of Research
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World Wide Research
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Jenny Fry

Ralph Schroeder

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The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262014397.003.0030

This chapter focuses on the diversity across the sciences and humanities, and on how e-Research might reconfigure the boundaries within research landscapes. It also examines four issues that are particularly significant for evolving agendas: Funding levels for research, changing skill sets of the scientific labor force, the increasing importance of the digital in many social domains, and the push for greater scientific accountability. After providing an overview of the components of research technologies and e-Research, the chapter discusses the institutionalization and interdisciplinarity of e-Research, the relation between computer science and e-Research, and collaboration in the humanities and social sciences.

Keywords:   sciences, humanities, e-Research, funding, accountability, collaboration, social sciences, interdisciplinarity, computer science, labor force

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