Team

The Integration and Implementation Sciences (I2S) team is based at the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health (NCEPH), Research School of Population Health, (RSPH), ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment (CMBE) at The Australian National University (ANU). 

 

Gabriele Bammer Professor Gabriele Bammer is the team leader and originator of Integration and Implementation Sciences (I2S), which is described in detail in the 2013 book Disciplining Interdisciplinarity. She also conceived and organises the Integration and Implementation Insights (I2Insights) blog. See I2S projects for more information about her research. With Michael Smithson, she teaches a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on "Ignorance!" through edX. See I2S Courses for more information about her educational activities. Web page: https://researchers.anu.edu.au/researchers/bammer-g.

 


 

Peter Deane Peter Deane is the webmaster, organises the newsletter and provides research assistance on various projects. He is also responsible for the operational aspects of the Integration and Implementation Insights (I2Insights) blog. He co-authored the book Research Integration Using Dialogue MethodsWeb page: http://nceph.anu.edu.au/about-us/people/peter-deane.

 


 

David McDonald David McDonald is a Visiting Fellow and helps organise ongoing contact for alumni of the professional course Bridging the Research-Policy Divide, in which he also taught, particularly assisting the Fellows develop a case study based on their previous experience in using their research to influence policy change. David also taught in the short course for research leaders on The Art and Science of Integration and Implementation. He co-authored the book Research Integration Using Dialogue Methods.

 


 

Major collaborators

 

Michael Smithson Professor Michael Smithson from the ANU's Research School of Psychology is an innovative thinker on unknowns and I2S draws heavily on his work. Gabriele Bammer and he co-edited Uncertainty and Risk: Multidisciplinary Prespectives on Change. Mike and Gabriele are developed and run a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on "Ignorance!" through edX. Mike also taught in the short course for research leaders on The Art and Science of Integration and ImplementationWeb page: http://psychology.anu.edu.au/about-us/people/mike-smithson.

 


 

Previous Team Members

 

Caryn Anderson Caryn Anderson was a Research Officer with the I2S team from 2008-2009 and worked on a range of projects. In 2004, as a student project at Simmons College, Boston, USA, she and Kylie Nicholls developed the beginnings of a thesurus on I2S (PDF 1.3MB). She continues to draw on I2S in her current PhD research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA.

 


 

Jen Badham Dr Jennifer Badham was a consultant in 2010 and a Research Fellow in 2011-12. Jen worked on modelling as a method for knowledge synthesis, understanding and managing unknowns and providing decision support to policy makers and practitioners.  The first stage of this work was published as Integration Insight #12. Jen also taught in the short course for research leaders on The Art and Science of Integration and Implementation.

 


 

Mahomed Patel Dr Mahomed  Patel was a Visiting Fellow who taught in the professional course Bridging the Research-Policy Divide, particularly assisting the Fellows develop a policy brief based on their research and a policy influence plan for implementing it.

 


 

Alice Roughley Dr Alice Roughley worked on a project examining organisational facilitators and barriers to research integration and implementation in 2010.

 


 

Lyn Stephens Lyn Stephens was a consultant for a project on dialogue methods from late 2010 to 2012. She played a key role in finding and contacting people with experience with dialogue methods.

 


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