The inaugural meeting of NITRO-Oceania was held in Brisbane on May 14-16, 2019.
There were 19 participants plus a facilitator (PDF 117KB).
The meeting had several successful outcomes, including:
- strong support for developing the network and coining the name NITRO-Oceania
- nominating an Executive to take planning forward
- developing a number of working groups (see Table below).
|1: Strengthening NITRO-Oceania||Local networking activities, including expanding the network||Canberra: Dan Walker, Mark Howden, Nicky Grigg, Gabriele Bammer
Christchurch: Ken Taylor, Roger Robson-Williams, Ken Hughey, Andrea Byrom
|Other network expanding activities||Executive, Andrea Byrom, Bronwyn Harch, Laurent Rivory, Allanah Ryan, Dan Walker|
|Planning the next meeting at Sustainability Research and Innovation 2020 (Brisbane June 14-17, 2020||Executive, Andrea Byrom, Bronwyn Harch, Allanah Ryan, Dan Walker|
|2: Research Classification||Workshops and submissions to improve the research classification of interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research||Gabriele Bammer (Chair), Mark Howden, Stuart White|
|3: Impact Narratives||Ensure that interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary education and research successes are documented and publicized||Andrea Byrom, Chris Cocklin, Nicky Grigg, Ken Hughey, Laurent Rivory, Allanah Ryan, Ken Taylor (Chair), Erika Techera, Dan Walker|
|4: Oceania-focused Grand Challenges||Develop cross-institutional projects to tackle grand challenges facing the Oceania region, including those stemming from the history of colonization||Derrick Armstong, Mark Howden, Laurent Rivory, Allanah Ryan, Erika Techera|
|Working Groups under Development||• Training & supporting the next generation of researchers; Capability building|
• Appropriate reward and incentive systems
• NITRO-Oceania governance