News from NIH: resources for team-based research to more effectively address complex public health problems
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A perennial goal of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is “to foster fundamental creative discoveries, innovative research strategies and their applications as a basis for ultimately protecting and improving health” . In response to this goal, an increasing number of initiatives have emerged to promote cross-disciplinary team-based research. Cross-disciplinary research approaches aim to integrate knowledge from multiple disciplines and perspectives to generate innovative solutions to real-world problems. Scholars have identified three main types of cross-disciplinary research approaches, multidisciplinary (MD), interdisciplinary (ID), and transdisciplinary (TD), each of which is characterized by an increasing level of disciplinary integration . As research initiatives move along this continuum toward greater integration, they are increasingly likely to rely upon team-based research to develop, conceptualize, and implement research initiatives. The Science of Team Science (Sc
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- News from NIH: resources for team-based research to more effectively address complex public health problems
Translational Behavioral Medicine
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- 1. Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 6130 Executive Blvd., Room 4078, Rockville, MD, 20850, USA
- 2. Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, 20892, USA
- 3. Clinical Research Directorate/CMRP, SAIC-Frederick, Inc., NCI–Frederick, Frederick, MD, 21702, USA