Field building

Field building refers to influencing existing fields of research or advocacy or developing new ones, through advocacy, creating organisations,  or funding people to work in the field. 

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From memory, I think the following sources might be relevant and so worth adding to the Bibliography/Further reading, but I'm not sure, so hopefully someone else can check! (These things are interesting to read/listen to anyway.)

Field building refers to influencing existing academic disciplinesfields of research or fieldsadvocacy or developing new ones, through advocacy, creating organisations,  or funding academicspeople to work in the field. 

Field building is the development of new or therefers to influencing of existing academic disciplines or fields or developing new ones, through advocacy, the creation of newcreating organisations,  or the funding academics to work in thisthe field. 

Examples of field building activities include scholarships and teaching buyouts (e.g. Forethought Foundation, several grantmakers); Charity Entrepreneurship’s Incubation Program (Charity Entrepreneurship 2021); Future of Humanity Institute’s Research Scholars Programme (Hadshar 2020); and conferences (such as Effective Altruism Global).

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