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Situating Science in the Social Context by Cross-sectoral Collaboration

Metcalfe, Jenni, Riedlinger, Michelle, & Pisarski, Anne (2008) Situating Science in the Social Context by Cross-sectoral Collaboration. In Cheng, Donghong, Claessens, Michel, Gascoigne, Toss, Metcalfe, Jenni, Schiele, Bernard, & Shi, Shunke (Eds.) Communicating Science in Social Contexts: New Models, New Practices. Springer, pp. 181-200.

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Abstract

Research collaboration is increasingly interdisciplinary in nature, with those working in traditional scientific fields of science, technology, engineering and medicine recognizing the value of collaboration with those working in the, humanities, arts and social sciences. This chapter explores the challenges and opportunities for communication within and from cross-sectoral research teams. The authors draw examples from researched case studies to describe how cross-sectoral collaboration positions science within the social context. They also look at how crosssectoral communication relates to current models of science communication.

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ID Code: 17114
Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: For more information about this book please refer to the publisher's website (see link) or contact the author.
Keywords: Science Communication, Cross-sectoral Collaboration, Social Science, Multidisciplinary Research
ISBN: 978-1-4020-8597-0
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Business and Management not elsewhere classified (150399)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Business Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 Springer
Deposited On: 05 Jan 2009 15:30
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:43

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