February 2023: NITRO-Oceania Executive video-conference report

At the February 27 video-conference, the NITRO-Oceania Executive: * Discussed the potential support for the Executive * Agreed to have the Strategic Plan uploaded onto the website * Proposed the establishment of a working group on “Informing Research and Funding Policy.” Involvement of members in the working group welcome. * Highlighted several opportunities for events […]

February 2023: Follow-up to ARC review submission

Gabriele Bammer, on behalf of NITRO-Oceania, was invited to a follow-up consultation with the Australian Research Council review panel on February 24, 2023. Those invited had raised issues in their submissions that the review panel felt warranted further consideration. (Read the NITRO-Oceania submission.) The online consultation was chaired by panel member, Professor Mark Hutchinson (Director, […]

December 2022: NITRO-Oceania Executive video-conference report

At the December 14 video-conference, the NITRO-Oceania Executive: * Discussed the finalisation of the strategic draft plan. * Noted the soon-to-be-finalised future hosting arrangements. * Discussed seminar attendance and ideas for future seminars. * Noted the proposition to develop a new working group tentatively called “Informing Research Policy,” as well as noting the submission to […]

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 https://nitro-oceania.net/activities/seminars/.