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An Analytical Study of the Project Performance Achievements of the General Center for Convergence Research: with a Focus on the Performance Achievements for 2017-2020

  • The Journal of Transdisciplinary Studies
  • Abbr : JTS
  • 2022, 6(3), pp.195-218
  • Publisher : The Society for Transdisciplinary Studies
  • Research Area : Interdisciplinary Studies > Interdisciplinary Research
  • Received : August 12, 2022
  • Accepted : December 9, 2022
  • Published : December 31, 2022

Younghee Noh 1 Woojung Kwak 2

1건국대학교
2Research Institute for Knowledge Content Development & Technology

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ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study is to examine and understand the current status of the project based on a comprehensive investigation and analysis of the General Center for Convergence Research’s project performance achievements established for providing the support of the convergence research support project of the National Research Foundation of Korea, and also examine and understand policies and project plans, etc. which may be used as the grounds thereto. In this study, based on a comprehensive investigation and analysis of the General Center for Convergence Research’s project performance achievements established for providing the support of the convergence research support project of the National Research Foundation of Korea, it was ensured that the current status of the project is identified and the basics such as policy and project plans are identified. The analysis of performance achievements was conducted by focusing on the performance achievements of the General Center for Convergence Research from September 2017 through June 2021. The General Center for Convergence Research is operating the convergence research information sharing platform activities, convergence research performance achievements diffusion activities, convergence research academic activities, and the convergence TIMES (status analysis and publicity activities) to expand convergence research culture, share convergence research performance achievements, and expand convergence research networks with a focus on the research teams performing the convergence tasks included for the interdisciplinary convergence research support project and the general joint research support project. When the research results are comprehensively analyzed, it turned out that the General Center for Convergence Research has achieved the Center's target performance achievements every year under a quantitative plan, and if the quantitative performance achievements are not achieved due to the unavoidable circumstances such as COVID-19, the maximum effort that may be seen as performance achievements has been made. Such efforts are intended to adequately perform the roles of expanding the humanities and social based convergence research, serving as a hub among the convergence researchers, which is the mission of the General Center for Convergence Research, and discovering the new agenda for the convergence research, etc.

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This paper was written with support from the National Research Foundation of Korea.