Previous Team Members

The Integration and Implementation Sciences (I2S) team has benefitted greatly from the work of the following 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 thesaurus 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.

Jennifer 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.

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.

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.

Michael Smithson Professor Michael Smithson from the ANU 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:

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.