Interdisciplinary research (IDR) as defined by the National Academies: “a mode of research by teams of individuals that integrates information, data, techniques, tools, perspectives, concepts and/or theories from two or more disciplines … to advance fundamental understanding or to solve problems whose solutions are beyond the scope of a single discipline or area of research practice.”
Briefing notes from the Institute for Study of Science and Technology and Innovation (University of Edinburgh)* by Catherine Lyall, Joyce Tait, Laura Meagher and Ann Bruce includes the following guides:
"The Job Market. Quantitative biomedical careers." Science Career Magazine, Jan. 22, 2010
"Informatics careers take shape in translational and clinical research." Science Career Magazine, Jan. 22, 2010
"Statistics serving biomedicine." Science Career Magazine, Jan. 22, 2010.
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