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 […]
NITRO-Oceania will be active at the Sustainability Research & Innovation Congress 2021 (SRI2021) which will be virtual and onsite in Brisbane from 12-15 June 2021. Save the dates and register! The Impact Dialogues Working Group will hold its third workshop at the Congress. Our session is listed as “Promoting success for sustainability research in the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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/.
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.
Members may be interested in the following blog post: Are research institutes fulfilling their interdisciplinary roles in universities? by Paul Bolger https://i2insights.org/2020/08/25/interdisciplinary-research-institutes/. Paul leads an interdisciplinary research centre in Ireland.
The report of the August 24 business meeting is now available at https://nitro-oceania.net/activities/business-meetings/2020-business-meeting. Many thanks to everyone who attended for a productive meeting and to Professor Klement Tockner for a lively and very timely talk.
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 […]
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 […]