The Science of Team Science Outline
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Team Science 101
What are the definitions of unidisciplinary, multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary?
According to bibliometric data, has collaboration been increasing or decreasing?
What are the differences between sequential thinking and connective thinking, and what kinds of teams use each?
Have only some fields of study shown an increase in teams?
What are the citation distribution differences between teams and solo-authored papers?
Do multi-university collaborations produce better results?
Assembling a Team
When and why is trust important in collaborative efforts?
What coordination factors might predict project outcomes?
What is the function of the Collaboration Success Wizard?
What is the evidence about whether teams comprised of newcomers and incumbents are more successful?
Managing a Team
What kind of cyberinfrastructure tools are available for researchers looking to connect with other researchers?
What questions about the collaboration should my team answer at the outset of team formation?
What are core conflicts that might be avoided if addressed before collaboration begins?
Evaluating Team Performance
What are the limitations to using bibliometrics to evaluate team science?
Are case studies a superior method of evaluation to bibliometrics?
What methods are available for evaluating team science?
Incentives and Challanges
What are the creative incentives to working in cross-disciplinary teams?
What kinds of problems do highly distributed teams face?
What are the risks and rewards when multiple institutions collaborate?
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