Writers are often seen as solitary creatures, but there can be great benefits to collaboration.
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People are getting together online to brainstorm solutions to some of the challenges the pandemic has created.
Ron Lamb installed solar panels to power his irrigation systems on the family farm near Claresholm, Alta.
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Talking about energy transitions could help overcome the impasse we seem to have reached on climate change.
Looking to the future, President Joko Widodo (centre) voiced a strong intention for Australia and Indonesia to become partners in developing the Pacific region.
Even though Australians and Indonesians are both friendly and easy-going, systemic boundaries can slow down the process of collaboration.
When people are invested in one another and share a sense of place, they can respond to terrible events in admirable, courageous ways.
Thomas Durcan’s lab is using pluripotent stem cells to grow human brain neurons in a dish, in search of a cure for Parkinson’s disease.
Thomas Durcan's lab is growing 3D mini-brains in the search for a cure for Parkinson's disease. Over the next year he is giving all his lab's protocols, methods and results away.
People high on psychopathic personality traits, such as fearlessness and impulsiveness, often refuse to find common ground.
Some people are better team players than others, but people with goal-oriented and manipulative personality traits can undermine collaborative efforts and affect the team outcome.
Global collaborations between the political and educational sectors aim to address the challenges faced by women scientists.
Academic partnerships with diplomats, industry leaders and others, can provide a comprehensive approach to addressing the challenges faced by women in STEM.
Women leaders tend to collaborate better than men.
New research suggests women-led startups can experience more rapid employment growth than those run by men in certain scenarios.
Group project experience doesn’t automatically translate to competence at collaboration.
From the biggest 'wicked' problems on down, finding solutions to challenges depends on working together collaboratively. Students think they're good at this, but they aren't. Here's what could help.
Health professionals must work effectively in a team.
Sharing expertise and experiences of different health and social care professionals can improve health care.
A police officer stands guard over the global elites who decided to make the trek to Davos this year.
AP Photo/Markus Schreiber
The high-profile absence of several world leaders including Trump from the World Economic Forum has led some to suggest its influence is in decline. A philosopher who has seen Davos up close disagrees.
Making the most of human-robot collaborations will require good teamwork.
Years of research into how humans work best together yield lessons useful for designing robots to interact with people.
Energy-efficient water supply is a wicked problem – and we might have found a way to solve it.
NBC News intern Cassie Semyon, dashing to beat the competition.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
Instead of taking pride in how quickly they cover the same stories as everyone else, these organizations make public service journalism their top priority.
Listening and learning during a Sustainable Futures in Action meeting in Kampala, Uganda.
Without change, the trajectory of growth and development in the world will remain consistent with that of the past 80 years.
Who can concentrate under these conditions?
There is even more research showing open-plan environments can actually have negative impacts on collaboration. Workspaces should provide various options for different work styles and preferences.
The MeerKAT radio telescope under construction in South Africa’s Karoo region.
Photo courtesy of Dr Fernando Camilo, Chief Scientist at SKA SA
The SKA global project could be a driver that contributes to South Africa' economic growth.
Teachers come to adopt a design thinking mindset through a combination of design experience, professional development and ongoing support.
The recently released Gonski report contains a recommendation to supporting teacher collaboration. Researchers in Queensland have been conducting research on how design thinking can foster this.
The concept of ‘new power’ can be applied to modern digital journalism.
A new book on so-called 'new power' can help us understand transformations in journalism like increased collaboration and use of digital technologies for investigative journalism.