Category Archives: Research network

The Perks and Perils of Interdisciplinary Research

In order to get beyond the rhetoric of interdisciplinarity, Erin Leahey has designed a series of research projects that address the actual impact of interdisciplinary work on scholars and institutions. In this essay, Leahey discusses how interdisciplinary research affects academic … Continue reading

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Social Media and Open Research: What Does ‘Open’ Mean?

In the not too distant past, the use of social media in higher education was seen as a curiosity at best. Perhaps something to be explained or inquired into but certainly not something deemed relevant to scholarship. Yet it’s now … Continue reading

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How to Solve the World’s Biggest Problems

Interdisciplinarity has become all the rage as scientists tackle climate change and other intractable issues. But there is still strong resistance to crossing borders. “The problems challenging us today, the ones really worth working on, are complex, require sophisticated equipment … Continue reading

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Interdisciplinarity: How to Catalyse Collaboration

An urgent push to bridge the divide between the biophysical and the social sciences is crucial. It is the only way to drive global sustainable development that delivers social inclusion, environmental sustainability and economic prosperity. Sustainability is the classic ‘wicked’ … Continue reading

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The Research Bazaar

The Research Bazaar (ResBaz) is your one-stop shop for digital research tools, skills, and a community of support! In late 2013, David F. Flanders recognised a problem: with over 500 research tools and apps available to researchers across a plethora … Continue reading

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How to do Research – Kids Research Portal

Read “The Kentucky Virtual Library presents: How to do research! Step 1: Plan your project.  Plan your project tutorial Define your subject Brainstorm What do you already know? Group similar ideas Identify key words and phrases Make a quest strategy … Continue reading

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Bangladesh Online Research Network

Bangladesh Online Research Network   BDResearch.org.bd is an online Knowledge Center brought to you by D.Net – Development Resources Network. D.Net is a non-profit organization, created with a vision to participate in building 21st century Bangladesh based on Knowledge shared … Continue reading

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