May/June 2015 I2S News published

Type: Newsletter
Link (eg, website, PDF, MP3): Website link

Welcome to the May/June I2S News. Key developments include:

  • A free online course on Ignorance! developed by Mike Smithson and Gabriele Bammer which goes live on June 23rd 2015. Register at: [LINK REMOVED AS OUT OF DATE]
  • A post-doctoral opportunity at the US National Science Foundation-funded National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center in Annapolis, Maryland, to work on “Team Science: Research on Practices in the Transdisciplinary Environmental Sciences”. For more information see: Applications close 14th August 2015.
  • I2S now has a presence on Twitter, follow @GabrieleBammer and #I2Sresources
  • All the materials and webpages from the 2013 First Global Conference on Research Integration and Implementation are now available at
  • [UPDATED NOVEMBER 2017 – see:] – a new portal for “Enhancing socio-environmental research and education: Building resources for action-oriented team science through syntheses of practices and theories”. This group of projects is funded by the US National Science Foundation-funded National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center at the University of Maryland, with Gabriele Bammer as the theme leader. We’re building a global community around these projects and welcome your involvement.

I2S News features a range of resources which have been added to the I2S website in the last two months. There are three featured approaches:

  • Interdisciplinary Research: Practical Guidance
  • Interdisciplinary Research: Facilitating and Constraining Factors
  • Interdisciplinary Research: Role of Funding Agencies

Featured video:

  • Knowledge System Transformation to Support Research Integration and Implementation by Jill Jaeger

Featured journals:

  • Public Health Research and Practice
  • European Journal of Operational Research: Special Issue on Community Operational Research

Featured professional associations

  • Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand

Featured conferences

  • International Centre for Complex Project Management 6th Annual Conference
  • Global Implementation Conference: Digital Posters

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