Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Conclave in the Tower of Babel: How Peers Review Interdisciplinary Research Proposals

Laudel, Grit


Peer review is a practice of research assessment where a researcher's work is evaluated by colleagues working in the same field on similar topics. Since interdisciplinary research is a new synthesis of expertise, the problem arises that peers in that sense do not exist. The aim of the paper is to show how under these conditions a specific institutional form of peer review counteracts the additional stress stemming from the interdisciplinarity of grant proposals and the multidisciplinary...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Research Evaluation
DOI: 10.3152/147154406781776048


File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Laudel_Conclave_in_the_Tower_of_2006.pdf127.08 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  23 August 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator