The NITRO-Oceania Executive plus members of the working group planning the next meeting discussed the development of a proposal to participate in the Sustainability Research and Innovation (SRI) 2020 meeting in Brisbane in June next year. The Executive also heard about a planned videoconference by members of the Impact Narratives working group, and updates on […]
Discussions have started to establish regional networks of inter- and trans- disciplinary research organisations in both North America and Europe. Those in formal leadership positions in suitable organisations are being contacted to ascertain interest. If you would like to be involved please contact Gabriele.Bammer@anu.edu.au. The regional networks will also be part of the global network.
The ITD-Alliance (Inter- and Trans- Disciplinarity Alliance) – a new professional association for individuals, as well as existing professional associations and networks – was launched at the International Transdisciplinarity conference in Gothenburg, Sweden in September. Founding member associations include td-Net, Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, International Network for the Science of Team Science and Integration and […]
At the NITRO-Oceania Executive video-conference on August 16, 2019, Tayanah O’Donnell outlined plans for the SRI 2020 (Sustainability Resource and Innovation 2020) meeting in Brisbane and options for including the next NITRO-Oceania meeting as either part of that meeting or adjacent to that meeting. The Executive also discussed plans to get the Impact Narratives working […]
Share your thoughts on the conditions needed to develop environmental leadership, with the results helping to shape the University of Nottingham’s MSc in Environmental Leadership & Management. The survey should take approximately 10 minutes and you can access it here: https://nottingham.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0chwg5cB6PVQI6x For more information about the research project, please contact Chris Ives at email@example.com
University of the South Pacific researchers, including NITRO-Oceania Executive member Professor Derrick Armstrong, are part of an international team led by the University of Strathclyde that has been awarded £20m by the UK’s Global Challenges Research Fund. The One Ocean Hub team from the UK, the South Pacific, South Africa, Namibia, Ghana, and the Caribbean […]
A commentary developed at the November 2018 meeting of the global network of leaders in interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research organisations has been published in Nature Sustainability: Gordon, I.J., Bawa, K., Bammer, G., Boone, C., Dunne, J., Hart, D., Hellmann, J., Miller, A., New, M., Ometto, J., Pickett, S., Wendorf, G., Agrawal, A., Bertsch, P., Campbell, […]
This new article collection was launched by the open access journal Palgrave Communications. NITRO-Executive member, Professor Gabriele Bammer, leads the team of editors. See the call for papers at: https://www.nature.com/palcomms/for-authors/call-for-papers#Expertise.
NITRO-Oceania was represented by Professor Gabriele Bammer at a workshop to discuss quantitative and qualitative measures of transdisciplinary engagement. The workshop was organised by the Belmont Forum on June 26-28 at the National Science Foundation in Alexandria, Virginia USA. Participants are now finalising a recommendations document for review and implementation by funding and coordination bodies of […]
The NITRO-Oceania Executive has started planning the next members meeting for June 2020 in Brisbane adjacent to the Sustainability Research and Innovation (SRI) 2020 meeting. It also started a discussion on funding a secretariat, as well as various items of follow-up to the May 2019 first members’ meeting.