scientific discipline


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n scientific discipline a particular branch of scientific knowledge "the science of genetics"
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In literature:

The scientific discipline to which I ask mainly to call your attention consists in training the scholar to the scientific use of language.
"Side-lights on Astronomy and Kindred Fields of Popular Science" by Simon Newcomb
Even to the disciplined scientific mind this would be a dangerous doctrine.
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
It was equally remarkable as an era of discipline in scientific thinking.
"The Discovery of America Vol. 1 (of 2)" by John Fiske
The scientific training necessary to develop a disciplined mind in all schools.
"The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon" by José Maria Gordon
Indeed, when we reflect on the potency of the discipline of scientific inquiry, we cease to wonder at the progress of scientific knowledge.
"The Voice of Science in Nineteenth-Century Literature" by Various
In order to become a scientific philosopher, a certain peculiar mental discipline is required.
"Our Knowledge of the External World as a Field for Scientific Method in Philosophy" by Bertrand Russell

In news:

Kingsport, Tenn.-based Eastman Chemicals Co. Has entered into a six-year, $10 million deal with North Carolina State University to conduct joint research in chemistry, materials science and other scientific disciplines.
"What I'm attempting to do is blend our scientific disciplines, into animal husbandry and into philosophy , if you will," Stokka says.
Psychology is an academic and applied discipline that involves the scientific study of mental functions and behaviors.
Food safety is a scientific discipline describing handling, preparation, and storage of food in ways that prevent foodborne illness.
KIM KARDASHIAN'S buttocks already defy about 17 separate natural laws, spanning numerous scientific disciplines.

In science:

The study of Complex Systems is considered by many to be a new scientific field, and is distinguished by being a discipline that has applications within many separate areas of scientific study.
Complex Systems
Table A1 in the appendix provides information on the numbers of HCRs according to the country of their present affiliation. A further break down by scientific discipline of the numbers of HCRs according to the country of present affiliation (US, Europe and the rest of the world) is given in Table A4.
Influential Mathematicians: Birth, Education and Affiliation
Each scientific discipline brings broad cultural assumptions, approaches, and epistemologies that are unique and strongly affect the way that both faculty and students frame the activities in a science class.
The role of context and culture in teaching physics: The implication of disciplinary differences
We see that students' perceptions of how each scientific discipline bounds the system of interest can influence how they justify their reasoning about a topic that crosses disciplines.
Students' Interdisciplinary Reasoning about "High-Energy Bonds" and ATP
Information Processing & Management, 42(6), 1614-1642. Law, J. (1976). The development of specialties in science: the case of x-ray protein crystallography. In G. Lemaine, R. Macleod, M. J. Mulkay & P. Weingart (Eds.), Perspectives on the emergence of scientific disciplines (pp. 123-152).
Information Metrics (iMetrics): A Research Specialty with a Socio-Cognitive Identity?
Each Focus Area will be the responsibility of a strong leader, collaborating with a team of scientists drawn from across Europe and involving all three of the contributing scientific disciplines.
The FuturICT governance structure will also ensure that each scientific discipline is fairly represented in the decision-making arrangements for the Flagship and the CP-CSA part.
The first pattern, exemplified by the disciplines of biomedical research, earth and space science, physics and professional fields is that scientific impact is negatively correlated with higher interdisciplinarity.
On the relationship between interdisciplinarity and scientific impact
The second pattern is that higher interdisciplinarity is linked with an increase of the scientific impact of papers—until it reaches a plateau at about 60% of references made to journals of other disciplines.
On the relationship between interdisciplinarity and scientific impact
Combining full text and bibliometric information in mapping scientific disciplines.
The Scientometrics of a Triple Helix of University-Industry-Government Relations
Proposal pressure, or the relative abundance of any particular research area or discipline topic in a given cycle of proposal submissions, is a common way to discern scientific trends.
NASA Astrophysics Division Research and Analysis Program Statistics for the Period 2001-2009