ERIC Number: ED160367
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Adapting Science to Social Needs: Knowledge, Institutions, People Into Action. Proceedings of a Workshop Conference on Problem-Oriented Research.
Scribner, Richard A., Ed.; Chalk, Rosemary A., Ed.
This document contains the proceedings of a workshop conference sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) held at the Institute of Man and Science in Rensselaerville, New York, in May 1976. The proceedings include presented papers, discussions, and comments of the participants. The conference had two sets of workshop sessions and discussions of how science may be more effectively applied to social needs. Plenary papers described aspects of interprofessional collaboration in problem areas such as energy, transportation and applied social science research. Other papers considered ways in which scientific and other professional expertise was used in problem-oriented research and study. The four appendices at the end contain: (1) names and addresses of participants; (2) agenda; (3) evaluation; and (4) bibliography. (GA)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Mental Health (DHEW), Rockville, MD.; National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC.