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The International Society for the Systems Sciences (ISSS) is “devoted to interdisciplinary inquiry into the nature of complex systems.” It is “broadly inclusive”. The scope of ISSS includes “purely theoretical and technical considerations”, as well as “practical application of systems methodologies to problem solving. Even more importantly, it has provided a forum where scholars and […]
The purposes of the International Society of Multiple Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) “are to develop, test, evaluate and apply methodologies for solving multiple criteria decision making problems, to foster interaction and research in the scientific field of multiple criteria decision making, and to cooperate with other organizations in the study of management from a quantitative […]
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 […]
Progressive Connexions is “a not-for-profit network inspiring inclusive interdisciplinary research, publishing and collaboration.” A key activity is building “a range of sustainable global interdisciplinary research projects” on the topics of: Cultures and Societies Evil Food and Drink Gender and Sexualities Global Transformations Health and Illness Human Rights Making Sense Of Music and… Narratives, Persons, Communities […]
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, […]

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