Bieberians at the Gate? (open access)

Bieberians at the Gate?

Article discussing theories on the evaluation of philosophy and philosophers and the peer review process.
Date: December 10, 2012
Creator: Frodeman, Robert; Holbrook, J. Britt & Briggle, Adam
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Biocultural Ethics: Recovering the Vital Links between the Inhabitants, Their Habits, and Habitats (open access)

Biocultural Ethics: Recovering the Vital Links between the Inhabitants, Their Habits, and Habitats

Article discussing research on biocultural ethics as a way to overcome biocultural homogenization.
Date: 2012
Creator: Rozzi, Ricardo, 1960-
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Does open access really threaten peer review? (open access)

Does open access really threaten peer review?

In this paper, the author discusses whether open access threatens peer review, as implied by the Association of American Publishers in their endorsement of the Research Works Act. The author suggests that we need to experiment with new models of peer evaluation.
Date: January 11, 2012
Creator: Holbrook, J. Britt
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library

The Game - When Will People Learn: Democracy Just Doesn't Work

Poster presentation for the 2012 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on the game of democracy.
Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Wood, Justin; Eshbaugh-Soha, Matthew, 1972- & Verrill, Diane
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library
Good Transformations: Ambiguity and the NSF's Experiment with 'Transformative' Research (open access)

Good Transformations: Ambiguity and the NSF's Experiment with 'Transformative' Research

This article discusses a recent workshop on Transformative Research held at the headquarters of the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) in Arlington, Virginia.
Date: March 22, 2012
Creator: Holbrook, J. Britt; Barr, Kelli R. & Frodeman, Robert
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Integrating Ecology and Environmental Ethics: Earth Stewardship in the Southern End of the Americas (open access)

Integrating Ecology and Environmental Ethics: Earth Stewardship in the Southern End of the Americas

This article discusses integrating ecology and environmental ethics.
Date: March 2012
Creator: Rozzi, Ricardo, 1960-; Armesto, Juan J., 1953-; Gutiérrez, Julio R., 1953-; Massardo, Francisca; Likens, Gene E., 1935-; Anderson, Christopher B. et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

Not in My Back Yard!

This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on Gas Well Drilling Redux. This presentation discusses the 'not in my back yard' (NIMBY) attitude - opposition by residents to a proposal for new development that is close to their homes - and focus on whether is it principled or hypocritical to simultaneously oppose the development while benefiting economically from it.
Date: February 8, 2012
Creator: Briggle, Adam
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library
Philosophy Matters - Examining the Value of Knowledge (open access)

Philosophy Matters - Examining the Value of Knowledge

This paper discusses the University of North Texas' (UNT) Center for the Study of Interdisciplinarity (CSID), where philosophers continue to examine the value of knowledge. The authors also discuss one example of CSID's work with the Comparative Assessment of Peer Review (CAPR) project. CAPR is a four-year project (2008-2012) studying the changing nature of peer review processes across six U.S. and foreign public science agencies. CAPR is funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation's (NSF) Science of Science and Innovation Policy (SciSIP) program.
Date: May 10, 2012
Creator: Frodeman, Robert & Holbrook, J. Britt
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
The Promise and Perils of Transformative Research (open access)

The Promise and Perils of Transformative Research

This report is on the workshop 'Transformative Research: Ethical and Societal Implications'. Workshop conversations cluster under the four headings of the history and definitions, promotion, evaluation, and integration of transformative research.
Date: March 2012
Creator: Frodeman, Robert & Holbrook, J. Britt
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Re-assessing the science - society relation: The case of the US National Science Foundation's broader impacts merit review criterion (1997 - 2011) (open access)

Re-assessing the science - society relation: The case of the US National Science Foundation's broader impacts merit review criterion (1997 - 2011)

Article discussing research on re-assessing the science to society relation and the case of the U.S. National Science Foundation's broader impacts merit review criterion from 1997 to 2011.
Date: 2012
Creator: Holbrook, J. Britt
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Resistance to impact criteria can lead to a tightening of the accountability noose (open access)

Resistance to impact criteria can lead to a tightening of the accountability noose

Article discussing research on how the resistance to impact criteria can lead to a tightening of the accountability noose.
Date: March 15, 2012
Creator: Holbrook, J. Britt & Frodeman, Robert
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Science: For Science's or Society's Sake? Owning the National Science Foundation's Broader Impacts Criterion (open access)

Science: For Science's or Society's Sake? Owning the National Science Foundation's Broader Impacts Criterion

Article describing changes in the U.S. National Science Foundation's (NSF) merit review criteria. The authors argue that scientists are more likely to preserve their autonomy by embracing - or 'owning' - the new Broader Impacts Criterion rather than resisting it.
Date: March 1, 2012
Creator: Holbrook, J. Britt & Frodeman, Robert
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Star Trek and “The Other”: Race, Gender and the Cultural Imagination (open access)

Star Trek and “The Other”: Race, Gender and the Cultural Imagination

Paper examines the portrayal of the Other as an indicator of change in the cultural imagination in Star Trek.
Date: 2012
Creator: Resendiz, Ramon
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library