In May 2019, NITRO-Oceania made a submission to the Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification Review 2019 arguing for inclusion of interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research (https://nitro-oceania.net/2019/05/30/June-2019-research-classifications-submission/). In February 2020, we expressed our disappointment in the draft conclusions of the review (https://nitro-oceania.net/2020/02/10/february-2020-response-to-ANZSRC-consultation-draft). The final report was released in late June 2020 and while the review […]
The annual business meeting will be held on Monday August 24 at: 11am-12.30pm Australian west coast 1-2.30pm Australian east coast, PNG 2-3.30pm Solomon Islands 3-4.30pm NZ and Fiji. The agenda will cover: Welcome and introductions Update on working groups and activities Future plans and funding proposal for interim secretariat Nominations for Executive Additions to working […]
The June 30 NITRO-Oceania Executive video-conference covered: debriefing after the successful June 17 workshop planning for the August 24 business meeting discussion of two proposed new membership categories – “aspiring leaders” and one for people who have stepped down from formal leadership positions update on successful networking through the virtual coffee chats formalising the co-option […]
Seventeen leaders of interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research organisations, along with ten interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary researchers and practitioners met virtually to move thinking forward on how best to describe interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research and its impacts. It successfully set the scene for the next two workshops in the series; see https://nitro-oceania.net/sri2020-workshop/.
The June 17 workshop – Communicating in stories – strengthening this core ID/TD skill – is over-subscribed and promises to be an exciting event. We have participants from all parts of Oceania, both researchers and practitioners, and ranging from early career to senior. To find out more and to see the video providing background see: […]
Boone, C.G., Pickett, S.T.A, Bammer, G., Bawa, K., Dunne, J.A., Gordon, I.J., Hart, D., Hellmann, J., Miller, A., New, M., Ometto, J.P., Taylor K., Wendorf, G., Agrawal, A., Bertsch, P., Campbell, C., Dodd, P., Janetos, A., Mallee, H. 2020 ‘Preparing interdisciplinary leadership for a sustainable future.’ Sustainability Science Online First http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11625-020-00823-9
If you’d like to meet other NITRO-Oceania leaders sign-up for a random coffee chat. Every three weeks you’ll be signed up with someone for a 20 minute chat. To participate contact: Gabriele.Bammer@anu.edu.au.
The NITRO-Oceania Executive plus members of the working group planning the next NITRO-Oceania meeting discussed preparations for the first of two online workshops leading up to the postponed face-to-face workshop to be held at Sustainability Research and Innovation (SRI) 2021 in Brisbane in June 2021. The first online workshop is planned for 17 June 2020. […]