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Preliminary Resources

Recent HIBAR Reports & Presentations

Highly Integrative Basic and Responsive (HIBAR) Research: Partnerships for Discovery and Innovation (GUIRR Workshop on June 27, 2017) – Webinar Recording

Highly Integrative Basic and Responsive Research (HIBAR): Partnerships for Discovery & Innovation (GUIRR Webinar on May 22, 2017) – Webinar Recording and Presentation Slides


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Benedictus, R. and Miedema, F. “Fix incentives to fix science.” 27 October 2016 Vol 538 Nature 453.

Brown, S., Leinen, M., Strathdee, S., Advancing Social and Behavioral Health Research through Cross-disciplinary Team Science: Principles for Success, Section 8 Institutional Influences, Chapter 45, Voices from the Field: Building a Cross-Disciplinary Culture. NIH (2017)

Crow, M. M. and Dabars, W. B., Designing the New American University, Johns Hopkins University Press (2015).

Jackson, S., Op-Ed: The New Polytechnic: Preparing to Lead in the Digital Economy, US News and World Report (Sept 22, 2014)

Klein, J. T. and Falk-Krzesinski, H. J., “Interdisciplinary and collaborative work: Framing promotion and tenure practices and policies.” Res. Policy 46(6), 1055-1061 (2017).

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Narayanamurti, V. and Odumosu, T., Cycles of Invention and Discovery: Rethinking the Endless Frontier (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2016).

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Shneiderman, B., The New ABCs of Research: Achieving Breakthrough Collaborations, New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2016.

Shneiderman, B. and Hendler, J., It’s the partnership, stupid. Issues in Science and Technology 33, 4 (Summer 2017), 37-40.

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Weber, G. H., Carpendale, S., Ebert, D., Fisher, B., Hagen, H., Shneiderman, B., and Ynnerman, A., Apply or Die: On the Role and Assessment of Application Papers in Visualization, IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications 37, 3 (May-June, 2017).

Reports & Presentations


Katherine Bowman Presentation: Convergence: Building on the 2014 National Academies Report

Kevin K. Droegemeier Presentation: Transdisciplinary Discovery and Convergence: The Coming Focus for Tackling Grand Challenges

Report: Convergence: The Future of Health

MIT White Paper: The Convergence of the Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, and Engineering

Grand Challenges

APLU: The Challenge of Change: Harnessing University Discovery, Engagement, and Learning to Achieve Food and Nutrition Security

Arise II: Advancing Research In Science and Engineering: Unleashing America’s Research & Innovation Enterprise

10 Big Ideas for Future NSF Investments

UCLA Presentation: UCLA Grand Challenges

Fred Cate Presentation: Indiana University Grand Challenges

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