December 2020: Save the date – March 3 2021 for workshop “How organisations best support and encourage the planning of research for impact”

The next NITRO-Oceania workshop will be on Wednesday 3 March 2021. As with the successful impact narratives workshop we held in June 2020, this will be a virtual meeting, using Zoom or a similar platform. The topic will be “How organisations best support and encourage the planning of research for impact”. We are targeting those […]

December 2020: NITRO-Oceania Executive video-conference

The December 8 NITRO-Oceania Executive video-conference was the first meeting of the new Executive. It covered: Welcome to new member, Rachel Parker. All members of the original executive continue to serve. For the full membership, see https://nitro-oceania.net/members/ and scroll down to the Executive. Progress made by the Impact Dialogues Working Group on the March 3 […]

November 2020: NITRO-Oceania Executive video-conference

The November 6 NITRO-Oceania Executive video-conference was the last meeting of the original Executive. It covered: input from members about: the new Executive, activities for 2021 and the funded interim secretariat progress made by the Impact Narratives Working Group on the next workshop implementing the changes to the categories of membership agreed to at the […]

November 2020: Blog post on organisational leadership

Members may be interested in the following blog post written by Global Leaders of Interdisciplinary and Transdisciplinary Research Organisations, which includes four NITRO-Oceania members: Effectively leading interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research organisations https://i2insights.org/2020/11/03/leading-research-organisations/. For more information about the global leaders network see: https://nitro-oceania.net/global-network/.

November 2020: Evaluating Transdisciplinary Approaches report available

In June 2019 Gabriele Bammer represented NITRO-Oceania at a Belmont Forum workshop on measures of transdisciplinary engagement (https://nitro-oceania.net/2019/07/04/june-2019-participation-in-belmont-forum-workshop-on-transdisciplinary-metrics/). The report of that workshop titled “Evaluating Transdisciplinary Approaches” is now available online at https://ian.umces.edu/pdfs/ian_newsletter_628.pdf.

July 2020: NITRO-Oceania Executive video-conference

The July 24 NITRO-Oceania Executive video-conference covered: planning for the business meeting on August 24 reconvening the working group to start planning the next workshop in the series: Greater impact through inter- and transdisciplinary research and education: building skills, value and the case for this new way of working. update on SRI2021 update on impact […]

July 2020: Invited talk August 24 on funding ID and TD research

Professor Klement Tockner, President of the Austrian Science Fund, will talk about how he implemented his vision to fund interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research. Two annual rounds of funding for interdisciplinary research have been completed and a first round of funding for transdisciplinary research is now in progress. The talk will be part of the NITRO-Oceania […]