November 2022: NITRO-Oceania submissions – input welcome (by Dec 9)

There are 3 current enquiries that NITRO-Oceania is planning to make submissions to: 1. Review of the Australian Research Council 2. Higher Education review to establish: Australian Universities Accord 3. Review of Australia’s Science and Research Priorities Salient information about each enquiry is below. Actions for NITRO-Oceania Executive and members: 1. Join the new NITRO-Oceania […]

November 2022: NITRO-Oceania Executive video-conference report

At the November 3 video-conference, the NITRO-Oceania Executive: * Welcomed Beth Fulton & Martin Bliemel to their first Executive meeting. * Discussed the continuing development of the Strategy and Action plan following input from the Executive and the members. * Highlighted that further conversations are required for the future hosting arrangements. * Noted Margaret Palmer’s […]

Save the date – November 15 – for next seminar

Next NITRO-Oceania seminar: November 15, 2022 online 12-1pm AEDT 11am-12noon Queensland and PNG 12-1pm NSW, Victoria, Tasmania and Solomon Islands 2-4pm New Zealand and Samoa Professor Margaret Palmer, Director, National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), USA Title: On leading a large interdisciplinary organization focused on environmental sustainability. For more information see

October 2022: New President and Executive Members elected at business meeting

For a report of the NITRO-Oceania Business meeting held on October 4 and 6, 2022, see Professor Iain Gordon was elected unopposed to the role of President of NITRO-Oceania, replacing Professor Gabriele Bammer. Dr Beth Fulton and Associate Professor Martin Bliemel were elected unopposed as members of the Executive, joining: Professor Derrick Armstrong Professor […]

September 2022: Annual business meeting (Oct 4 and 6) – agenda and papers now available

The annual business meeting is open to all NITRO-Oceania members ( and the agenda and papers were e-mailed today. We have scheduled two online meetings, and hope you will be available to attend one of them. The times are: 10am-12pm Western Australia 12-2 pm Papua New Guinea and Queensland 1-3 pm Australian East Coast and […]