Water facts

“Tap water is regulated by Health Canada and the provinces and territories. The Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality​ spell out the maximum levels of potentially harmful substances that are allowed in drinking water. Municipalities test their water sources constantly to make sure they are within these limits.” Read more...

Team Science and SciTS Resources

“The Science of Team Science is a rapidly emerging field concerned with understanding and managing circumstances that facilitate or hinder the effectiveness of large-scale research, training, and translational initiatives.” Read more...

Selected References:

• Cooke, NJ and Hilton, ML; Eds. Enhancing the Effectiveness of Team Science. Committee on the Science of Team Science, National Research Council, 2015.

• Hall KL, Vogel AL, Stipelman B, Stokols D, Morgan G, Gehlert S. A Four-Phase Model of Transdisciplinary Team-Based Research: Goals, Team Processes, and Strategies. Transl Behav Med. 2012 Dec 1;2(4):415-430.

• Hall KL, Stokols D, Stipelman BA, Vogel AL, Feng A, Masimore B, Morgan G, Moser RP, Marcus SE, Berrigan D. Assessing the value of team science: a study comparing center- and investigator-initiated grants. Am J Prev Med. 2012 Feb;42(2):157-63. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2011.10.011.

• Falk-Krzesinski H, Contractor N, Fiore SM, Hall KL, Kane C, Keyton J, Klein JT, Spring B, Stokols, D, Trochim, W. Mapping a research agenda for the science of team science. Res Eval. 2011 Jun 1; 20(2): 145–158.

• Falk-Krzesinski, HJ, Borner, K, Contractor, N, Fiore, SM, Hall, KL, Keyton, J, Spring, B, Stokols, D, Trochim, W, and Uzzi, B. Advancing the Science of Team Science. Clinical and Translational Science, Volume 3, Issue 5, pages 263–266, October 2010.

• Borner, K, Contractor, N, Falk-Krzesinski, HJ, Fiore, SM, Hall, KL, Keyton, J, Spring, B, Stokols, D, Trochim, W, and Uzzi, B. A Multi-Level Systems Perspective for the Science of Team Science. Sci Transl Med 15 September 2010: Vol. 2, Issue 49, p. 49cm24.

• Rhoten, D. Interdisciplinary Research: Trend or Transition, in 5, ed. (New York: Items & Issues, Spring/Summer 2004), 1-2, 6-11.

• Huerta, MF, Farber, GK, Wilder, EL, Kleinman, DV, Grady, PA, Schwartz, DA, and Tabak, LA. NIH Roadmap interdisciplinary research initiatives. PLoS Comput Biol. 2005 Nov; 1(6): e59.

• Wuchty, S, Jones, BF, and Uzzi, B. The Increasing Dominance of Teams in Production of Knowledge. Science 18 May 2007: Vol. 316 no. 5827 pp. 1036-1039.

• Disis, M, and Slattery, J. The Road We Must Take: Multidisciplinary Team Science. Sci Transl Med 10 March 2010: Vol. 2, Issue 22, p. 22cm9.

• Stokols, D, Hall, KL, Taylor, BK, and Moser, RP. The Science of Team Science: Overview of the Field and Introduction to the Supplement. Am J Prev Med. 2008 Aug;35(2 Suppl):S77-89.

• Falk-Krzesinski, HJ, Borner, K, Contractor, N, Cummings, J, Fiore, SM, Hall, KL, Keyton, J, Spring, B, Stokols, D, Trochim, W, et al. Advancing the Science of Team Science. Clin Transl Sci. 2010 Oct; 3(5): 263–266.

• Fiore, SM. Interdisciplinarity as teamwork: How the science of teams can inform team science. Small Group Research June 2008 vol. 39 no. 3 251-277.

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