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Understanding credibility across disciplinary boundaries

Miriam J. Metzger
2010 Proceedings of the 4th workshop on Information credibility - WICOW '10  
While credibility research is highly interdisciplinary, there is little interaction across researchers from various disciplines.  ...  This is unfortunate, as each disciplinary approach can inform the other, and together have potential to improve the corpus of credibility research.  ...  She recently edited a volume on Digital Media, Youth, and Credibility published by MIT Press. Dr.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1772938.1772940 dblp:conf/www/Metzger10 fatcat:cmugusbl5nhnvncrzfmaa5ddmm

Credibility in Policy Expertise: The Function of Boundaries Between Research and Policy

Kate Williams
2019 Policy Studies Journal  
Disciplinary distance works to situate research as either disciplinary or undisciplinary, epistemic distance creates a boundary between complex specialist research and direct digestible outputs, temporal  ...  Yet, existing research lacks a compelling account of the ways in which brokerage is performed to gain credibility.  ...  to collaborate across disciplinary boundaries.  ... 
doi:10.1111/psj.12342 fatcat:h2zbzfsfjzdffoqy4yhcpxs5py

Role of Boundary Organization after a Disaster: New Zealand's Natural Hazards Research Platform and the 2010–2011 Canterbury Earthquake Sequence

Sarah Beaven, Thomas Wilson, Lucy Johnston, David Johnston, Richard Smith
2017 Natural Hazards Review  
The boundary organization concept has been used to establish that collaborative arrangements and outputs across science and policy domain boundaries need to be credible, relevant, and legitimate in order  ...  The utility of the boundary organization concept stemmed from the emphasis on balance across domains and scales.  ...  impacts on both research quality, and integration across disciplinary, organizational, and sector boundaries.  ... 
doi:10.1061/(asce)nh.1527-6996.0000202 fatcat:qvobglfbnjblfca7plm7caqdqe

Participatory scenarios as a tool to link science and policy on food security under climate change in East Africa

Moushumi Chaudhury, Joost Vervoort, Patti Kristjanson, Polly Ericksen, Andrew Ainslie
2012 Regional Environmental Change  
This analysis has enabled us to evaluate the extent to which these scenarios were seen by the different actors as credible, legitimate and salient, and thus more likely to be useful.  ...  The effectiveness of a participatory scenario development process highlights the importance of "boundary work" that links actors and organizations involved in generating knowledge on the one hand, and  ...  The focus was not only on explicitly eliciting these different perspectives, but also creating a shared understanding and a dialogue across system boundaries.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10113-012-0350-1 fatcat:tmtom7kdtnejphvkzegab4xl64

How California is mobilizing boundary chains to integrate science, policy and management for changing ocean chemistry

Ryan Meyer, Skyli McAfee, Elizabeth Whiteman
2015 Climate Risk Management  
In this paper we focus on how boundary organizations not only serve a variety of actors across a complex science-policy landscape, but also actively shape that landscape over time through process, institution  ...  In describing these arrangements, we show how political context and a shifting balance among credibility, legitimacy, and salience as near-term priorities have shaped both the posture and focus of the  ...  However, this investment of time was specifically intended to establish credibility and mutual understanding among panelists.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.crm.2015.04.002 fatcat:hmreuwfb3vbyniiesf6xghccdi

Natural Hazards Perspectives on Integrated, Coordinated, Open, Networked (ICON) Science

Sanjib Sharma, Kshitij Dahal, Lorenzo Nava, Manish Raj Gouli, Rocky Talchabhadel, Jeeban Panthi, Tirthankar Roy, Ganesh R. Ghimire
2022 Earth and Space Science  
Natural hazards drive major damages to communities, infrastructure, and ecosystems across the globe.  ...  Multihazard multisector risk management requires a comprehensive understanding of different interacting systems and processes, including the feedback between human and natural systems (  ...  We discuss the challenges and research opportunities related to (a) integrated risk assessment, (b) Earth system data-model fusion, (c) crossing traditional disciplinary boundaries, and (d) uncertainty  ... 
doi:10.1029/2021ea002114 fatcat:dpg7izqh7vfqjboh2ctvkutr2e

Lessons From the Trenches: Students' Perspectives of Their Own Marine Transdisciplinary Education

Megan N. Wilson, Adrian E. Laufer, Erin M. Howard, Jennifer A. T. K. Wong-Ala
2021 Frontiers in Marine Science  
In this new age, complex interactions between human and natural systems exacerbate "wicked problems" that challenge researchers to engage both deep disciplinary expertise and broad integrative knowledge  ...  lessons learned from our year-long transdisciplinary project focused on the development of an approach for integrating diverse data sets within a social-ecological systems framework to reach a broader understanding  ...  Conscientious communication provides a foundation for exploring disciplinary boundaries.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fmars.2020.592368 fatcat:eo3hqezpijc53pdqdy3bwusx2e

Actionable Knowledge for Environmental Decision Making: Broadening the Usability of Climate Science

Christine J. Kirchhoff, Maria Carmen Lemos, Suraje Dessai
2013 Annual Review Environment and Resources  
We review different models of science-policy interfaces to understand how they have influenced the organization of knowledge production and application.  ...  We then explore how new approaches to the creation of knowledge have emerged, involving both growing integration across disciplines and greater interaction with users.  ...  disciplinary perspectives (25) .  ... 
doi:10.1146/annurev-environ-022112-112828 fatcat:i5bhdlxshvaxnohqmrafskomsu

Practicing Interdisciplinarity

2005 BioScience  
We posit four barriers to interdisciplinarity that are common across many disciplines and draw on our own experience and on other sources to explore how these barriers are manifested.  ...  Interdisciplinarity is about working across boundaries.  ...  T hinking collectively about complex problems requires crossing boundaries both horizontally (across disciplines) and vertically (across experts, policymakers, practitioners, and the public) (Klein 2004  ... 
doi:10.1641/0006-3568(2005)055[0967:pi];2 fatcat:rx3q3mfqpbar7gu4eiv5eediqa

Incommensurability in Cross-Disciplinary Research: A Call for Cultural Negotiation

Anne MacCleave
2006 International Journal of Qualitative Methods  
This process might help methodologists think about researching across disciplines in new and more effective ways.  ...  Cultural negotiation helps to make differences more accessible and understandable rather than creating inflexible or polarized ideological camps.  ...  This defensive posturing, albeit understandable, precludes successful collaboration across disciplinary boundaries. CAN THIS RESEARCH TEAM BE SAVED?  ... 
doi:10.1177/160940690600500208 fatcat:dpw43mgsu5gqtd4fkcqi3pt2tu

Salience, Credibility, Legitimacy and Boundaries: Linking Research, Assessment and Decision Making

David Cash, William C. Clark, Frank Alcock, Nancy Dickson, Noelle Eckley, Jill J�ger
2003 Social Science Research Network  
Managing boundaries between disciplines, across scales of geography and jurisdiction, and between different forms of knowledge is also often critical to transferring information.  ...  that actors on different sides of a boundary perceive and value salience, credibility, and legitimacy differently.  ...  Political boundaries between management jurisdictions, disciplinary boundaries among fisheries scientists, scale boundaries among mismatched to ecosystem parameters, and boundaries between forms of global  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.372280 fatcat:pdkbvlzuava6vhbhvnr7m5soue

Interdisciplinary Research and Impact

Rebekah Brown, Lara Werbeloff, Rob Raven
2019 Global Challenges  
Core to a constructive dialogue is also fostering shared empathy, respect, and trust for alternative scientific approaches and learning to communicate effectively across disciplinary boundaries.  ...  Principle 2: Develop t-shaped researchers T-shaped researchers are researchers that cultivate deep disciplinary expertise, for example, by building disciplinary credibility through publication in the top  ...  Nevertheless, despite willingness to overcome disciplinary boundaries, challenges often remain, as White and colleagues note in relation to conflicting methodological standards, and conflicts about the  ... 
doi:10.1002/gch2.201900020 pmid:31565373 pmcid:PMC6450447 fatcat:lx7xnhcvdbaafaiug62ygm75a4

Capturing complex realities: understanding efforts to achieve evidence-based policy and practice in public health

Katherine E. Smith, Kerry E. Joyce
2012 Evidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice  
boundaries often cut across the divide between researchers and practitioners.  ...  In both case studies, it is clear that a variety of boundaries (epistemological, disciplinary and political) cut across professional differences and impacted on knowledge translation.  ... 
doi:10.1332/174426412x6201371 fatcat:akgn2nzcrfbobhgjpvxb6s7vku

Avoiding pitfalls in interdisciplinary education

RE Holt, PJ Woods, ASA Ferreira, H Bardarson, S Bonanomi, WJ Boonstra, WE Butler, FK Diekert, N Fouzai, M Holma, A Kokkalis, KØ Kvile (+13 others)
2017 Climate Research (CR)  
As the world's social-environmental problems increasingly extend across boundaries, both disciplinary and political, there is a growing need for interdisciplinarity, not only in research per se, but also  ...  Increased understanding of interdisciplinarity was perceived across more than two-thirds (68.2%) of the earlycareer re searchers (Fig. 5b) .  ...  The call for interdisciplinarity is indicative of the challenges facing scientists today, as the world's environmental problems, such as climate change, increasingly extend across boundaries, between disciplines  ... 
doi:10.3354/cr01491 fatcat:do5ezrbcmvbuhc6pdvxymlu5cu

Who Now Needs Sociology?: Transdisciplinarity Vs. Tradition

Dalibor Mišina
2016 Canadian journal of sociology  
Puddephatt & Neil McLaughlin's counter-vision for a sociology bound by its traditional disciplinary boundaries (i.e. the traditionalism argument) (Puddephatt and McLaughlin 2015).  ...  provides an analysis of the debate in question and argues that Carroll's and Puddephatt & Neil McLaughlin's reflexive diagnostics regarding the future of sociology offer two distinct, and competing, understandings  ...  In other words, given that the anatomy and reality of capitalist modernity is inherently 'transdisciplinary' and "continuously breaching the disciplinary boundaries", its analysis and understanding ought  ... 
doi:10.29173/cjs26071 fatcat:dezfwrhgdrbiplp7nfh2s5m4iq
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