Knowledge Frontiers: International Interdisciplinary Research Projects 2017
The programme supports projects which engage with questions concerning the relationship between expertise, public understanding and policy delivery, and highlight the importance of collaboration between communities of practice, disciplines, capacities and borders.
We foster international collaboration in the humanities and social sciences, and promote the sharing of international perspectives on global challenges.
The complexities of global change and the proliferation of diverse communities of knowledge, practice and intelligence highlight the necessity of collaborative engagement between communities of practice, disciplines, capacities and borders.
This programme supports projects that strengthen existing understanding of the challenges in this context and engage with questions concerning the relationship between expertise, public understanding and policy delivery. It seeks to promote interdisciplinary research and examine encounters between academic, professional and lay knowledge, and how valid knowledge, knowledge associations and evidence are built and developed, communicated and disseminated, and the factors which can serve as barriers to this in different political or cultural settings.
This programme is funded by the UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
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