This strand of the Hub's research asks 'what happens when perspectives from different disciplines come together?' It will consider interdisciplinarity as it applies to relations between the social science disciplines, such as economics, psychology and sociology, but may also range beyond this to consider interactions with natural sciences and the humanities. Of particular interest are the fit between methods and disciplines, and the issue of the achievement of genuine engagement between approaches which compete over the same territory.
Current outputs from this strand of Hub research include
This area of work seeks to explore how and why developments or 'innovations' in methods achieve breakthrough status in terms of uptake and use in the social science community while others do not. Specific research questions are:
Current outputs from this strand of Hub research include: