Boundary Science


bound·ary sci·ence \ˈban-d(ə-)rē\ \ˈsī-ən(t)s\ noun.  research that simultaneously advances scientific knowledge and informs policy decisions.


Origin:  2013. Cook, Mascia, Schwartz, Possingham, and Fuller.  Conservation Biology 27(4):669-678. 

See boundary organization.



col·lab·o·ra·tive \kəˈlabərətiv\ noun.  an organized group of people that works together towards a common goal. 

Origin:  from Late Latin collabōrāre,  from Latin com-  together + labōrāre  to work