- Team science
UTEP STRATEGIC AREAS
- Cross-cutting: Cyberinfrastructure and Collaborative
The UTEP Interdisciplinary Research (IDR) Symposium seeks to build on the momentum of campus IDR activities that have included connection-building events & increased interest in interdisciplinary research funds. The symposium typically includes an opening reception with poster presentations followed the next day with various sessions exploring the symposium’s theme. The 2014 theme was Rewarding and Recognizing Interdisciplinary Research. Contact email@example.com to help plan the next symposium.
The Provost and the Office of Research and Sponsored Projects issue a Request for Proposals for interdisciplinary research enhancement on an annual and/or biannual basis. Awards to interdisciplinary teams are typically in the amount of $20,000 per team. Eligibility requirements, authorized use of funds, proposal structure, review processes and criteria, & requirements of awardees are described in the RFP. Term of the award is typically one year. To date, there have been four rounds of funding.
The SciTS is a community that brings together thought leaders from a variety of disciplines/fields and providing investigators, administrators, and funders with state-of-the-art knowledge, strategies and connections. The SciTS field is building the evidence base for how to conduct, manage, and support effective and efficient team-based research, and ultimately enhance the science it produces.
This is a website that provides a wealth of resources about leading, supporting, and conducting team science.
Bob Williams is an evaluator with lots of experience facilitating group work. His website provides a good selection of methods for a variety of purposes.
Mycoted is a company dedicated to improving creativity and innovation for solving problems. This is a central repository for tools, techniques, mind exercises, puzzles, book reviews etc.
I3 Move Communities provide a way to share expertise, resources, and community information to the general public. There are numerous tools available, both open source and proprietary, for engaging in dialog and sharing information and knowledge within a closed group.
Communities have access to IBM SmartCloud, a tool that provides a Cloud Computing solution for sharing files, defining activities, creating blogs, developing wikis, and promoting ideas. To request an account and training on IBM SmartCloud, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
This community engages in dialog as follows: