Seminars

From time-to-time NITRO-Oceania hosts seminars on topics of particular interest and relevance to network members.


Next seminar

September 1, 2022 online (jointly with Monash Sustainable Development Institute)

4-5pm AEST

Dr Sabine Hoffmann, Cluster Leader Inter- and Transdisciplinary Research, Eawag – Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology

Title: Integrating the integrator! A call for establishing academic careers for integration experts

Read the flyer for the abstract and seminar details (PDF 272KB).


Seminars coming up

November 15, 2022 online

12-1 pm AEDT
Professor Margaret Palmer, Director, National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), USA
On leading a large interdisciplinary organisation.


Past seminars

July 20, 2022 online

Professor Upolu Luma Vaai, Principal and Professor of Theology & Ethics at the Pacific Theological College in Suva, Fiji on “Pasifika ‘Whole of Life’ Education: A Decolonial Communities-based Approach.” There were 54 attendees and the seminar was followed by a lively discussion. A YouTube video (1hr long) of the talk and discussion is available below.

Read the original flyer for the abstract and seminar details (174KB PDF), or see this higher-quality version (1.5MB JPEG).

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December 2, 2021 online

Professor Alex Haslam, University of Queensland, Australia on “Effective organisational leadership and what it means for interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research organisations.” There were 48 attendees and the seminar was followed by a lively discussion. A YouTube video (1hr long) of the talk and discussion is available below.

Read the flyer for the abstract and seminar details (PDF 215KB).

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August 23, 2021 online

Professor Erin Leahey, University of Arizona, USA on “Universities’ commitment to interdisciplinary research: Some causes and consequences.” There were 46 attendees and the seminar was followed by a lively discussion. A YouTube video (58min) of the talk and discussion is available below.

Read the flyer for the abstract and seminar details (PDF 177KB)

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August 24, 2020 online

Professor Klement Tockner on how he implemented his vision for the Austrian Science Fund to support interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research (this seminar followed the 2020 NITRO-Oceania Business meeting).