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    • Designing Tools for Serendipity 

      Holbrook, J. Britt (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-02)
    • Games 

      Briggle, Adam; Holbrook, J. Britt (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015)
      The long history of humans playing games to amuse or challenge themselves has been fundamentally transformed by science and technology. Science has studied in detail how games work, and technology has created whole ...
    • Global Research Council 

      Holbrook, J. Britt (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015)
      At least since the formation of the Royal Society in 1660, science has envisioned itself as a global enterprise. Science is often touted as neutral territory concerned with the pursuit of truth independent of political ...
    • The Impact of Philosophy and the Philosophy of Impact: A guide to charting more diffuse influences across time 

      Briggle, Adam; Froderman, Robert; Holbrook, J. Britt (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-05-26)
      Reflecting on the complexity of influence an individual research project can have, Adam Briggle, Robert Frodeman and Britt Holbrook try to get a handle on their own research activities and some of their impacts over the ...
    • Knowledge Kills Action: Why Principles Should Play a Limited Role in Policy-making 

      Holbrook, J. Britt; Briggle, Adam (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-03-06)
      This essay argues that principles should play a limited role in policy-making. It first illustrates the dilemma of timely action in the face of uncertain unintended consequences. It then introduces the precautionary and ...
    • Modernization, Chinese Perspectives 

      Wenlong, Lu; Holbrook, J. Britt (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015)
      For some observers, China illustrates that Western modernism—in the philosophic sense—is no longer the only viable route to modernization. As one commentator notes, modern is translated in Chinese by xiandai ...
    • Open Access in the Academy 

      Hahn, Thomas; Harty, Kevin; Haught, Leah; Holbrook, J. Britt; Rascoe, Fred; Sturtevant, Paul; Swan, Jesse G.; Utz, Richard; Wharton, Robin (2014-10-24)
    • Peer Review of Team Science Research 

      Holbrook, J. Britt (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-10)
      This paper explores how peer review mechanisms and processes currently affect team science and how they could be designed to offer better support for team science. This immediately raises the question of how to define ...
    • Research Ethics Education in the STEM Disciplines: The Promises and Challenges of a Gaming Approach 

      Briggle, Adam; Holbrook, J. Britt; Oppong, Joseph; Hoffmann, Joseph; Larsen, Elizabeth K.; Pluscht, Patrick (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-02)
      While education in ethics and the responsible conduct of research (RCR) is widely acknowledged as an essential component of graduate education, particularly in the STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering, and ...
    • Transformative Research 

      Holbrook, J. Britt (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015)
      Since the first years of the twenty-first century, an increasing number of governmental science funding agencies around the world have expressed interest in promoting transformative research (TR). Public funding agencies ...
    • United States National Science Foundation, Broader Impacts Merit Review Criterion 

      Holbrook, J. Britt (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015)
      In the early twenty-first century, science finds itself caught in a dilemma that is arguably of its own making: its very success in terms of understanding and controlling nature means that it has given birth to powers ...
    • Values in Science; Values in Engineering 

      Biddle, Justin; Holbrook, J. Britt (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015)
      Values of many kinds play important roles in science. Ethical values constrain the types of experiments that scientists perform and the conditions under which they perform them. Moral and political values influence ...
    • We Scholars: How Libraries Could Help Us with Scholarly Publishing, if Only We'd Let Them 

      Holbrook, J. Britt (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-02)
      A look at some of the issues important to discussions of the library's role as a scholarly publisher.