The development of Integration and Implementation Sciences (I2S) has been made possible through funding awarded to Professor Gabriele Bammer and colleagues by:
- the Fulbright New Century Scholars program
- the Colonial Foundation Trust to the Drug Policy Modelling Program
- the ARC Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security
- a Land & Water Australia Innovation grant (ANU58: Improving integration in NRM: learning from health, security and innovation.)
- the National Health and Medical Research Council through a Capacity Building Grant (Environment and population health: research development from local to global) and a Project grant (Improving understanding of psychostimulant-related harms in Australia: an integrated ethno-epidemiological approach)
- an Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research CAPaBLE (Scientific Capacity Building/Enhancement for Sustainable Development in Developing Countries) Grant (Improving Policy Responses to Interactions between Global Environmental Change and Food Security across the Indo-Gangetic Plain (IGP))
- a Natural Environment Research Council (UK) grant (GECAFS DSS literature review and preparation of scientific paper structure)
- the Visiting Scholars Program, Competence Centre Environment and Sustainability, ETH-Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich)
- the AusAID Australian Leadership Awards – Fellowships Program (for the courses on Bridging the Research-Policy Divide)
- the US National Cancer Institute through the Initiative on the Study and Implementation of Systems (ISIS).
There has also been on-going support from The Australian National University, particularly through the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health.
Peter Deane has been webmaster since our first website was established in 2003. That website was developed by Peter Deane. In 2004, Anthony Bennett (IT Manager, ANU Centre for Mental Health Research), supported by Peter, developed our second generation website as a custom build. In 2008-09, Caryn Anderson and Peter Deane worked with the web development company Kudasai on the current third generation of the website. In 2011, the I2S website was made compliant with the new ANU template.
Kulla's Ripple by Tim Spellman
We are grateful to Tim Spellman for permission to use a photograph of his sculpture Kulla's Ripple on the I2S home page. The sculpture can be found on ANU Campus on Chifley Meadow, north of the Pauline Griffin Building. In the Sculpture on Campus Brochure (PDF) (sculpture 36), it is described as follows: "The spherical and concave shapes link the two parts of the installation with their suggestion of symbiotic pairs: positive and negative, solid and void, the mould and the moulded. Spellman describes his work as the attempt to create wholeness from the dualities of past and present, the physical and the spiritual." From an I2S perspective it also demonstrates the complementary nature of systems thinking and reductionism in dealing with complex real-world problems, as well as the need to consider what is known as well as what is unknown when taking action.