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The Knowledge Brokers’ Forum aims to build a global community supporting knowledge brokers in their work. The website provides access to a discussion forum, journal club and membership list. Access to the website requires membership, which is free. A founding date for the Knowledge Brokers’ Forum is not provided. Journal: N/A Conference: N/A Website: […]
The Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand (MSSANZ) aims to promote, develop and assist in the study of all areas of modelling and simulation. A primary mechanism through which it does this is through biennial congresses and the society has a global membership base from “a wide range of professional disciplines including […]
The National Organization of Research Development Professionals (NORDP) is a “peer network of Research Development professionals that enhances competitive multi-, inter- and transdisciplinary research”. Research Development professionals “support the efforts of faculty to secure extramural research funding and initiate and nurture critical partnerships throughout the institutional research enterprise, among institutions, and with external stakeholders”. Although […]
The Operational Research Society (often shortened to the OR Society) advances operational research, especially by providing services to operational research professionals. “Most of the problems OR tackles are messy and complex, often entailing considerable uncertainty. OR can use advanced quantitative methods, modelling, problem structuring, simulation and other analytical techniques to examine assumptions, facilitate an in-depth […]
“The mission of the Philosophy of / as Interdisciplinarity Network is to find a niche within the broad field of interdisciplinarity studies by combining two directions of activities: on the one hand, philosophical inquiry into problems regarding the practices and theories of interdisciplinary research in the style of traditional philosophy of science and, on the […]
Project Management Institute (PMI) is a “professional membership association for the project, program and portfolio management profession.” It focuses on “global advocacy, collaboration, education and research” and aims to mature “the profession of project management through its globally recognized standards, certifications, resources, tools, academic research, publications, professional development courses, and networking opportunities. As part of […]
“Research to Action (R2A) is an initiative catering for the strategic and practical needs of people trying to improve the way development research is communicated and utilised.” The mission of R2A is to “guide and support effective research engagement and communication. The result of which can ‘help give research a chance’ to inform decision-making processes, […]
The Science of Team Science Network (SciTS) “promotes team-based research through empirical examination of the processes by which scientific teams organize, communicate, and conduct research. The field is concerned with understanding and managing circumstances that facilitate or hinder the effectiveness of large-scale collaborative research, training, and translational initiatives. This includes understanding how teams connect and collaborate to […]
The SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) Transformations Forum “is founded on the belief that the many pressing challenges facing the world, its ecosystems and societies today require transformation rather than incremental change and superficial trade-offs. At the core of such transformations is a fundamental shift in social-ecological relationships that can help people and nature thrive together.” […]
The Society for Decision Making Under Deep Uncertainty (DMDU) is “a multi-disciplinary association of professionals working to improve processes, methods, and tools for decision making under deep uncertainty, facilitate their use in practice, and foster effective and responsible decision making in our rapidly changing world… Deep uncertainty exists when parties to a decision do not […]

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