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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 Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE) was established to “support a culture change in the UK higher education sector” by supporting “universities to increase the quality and impact of their public engagement activity.” It is primarily focused on the UK, but has a growing international reputation and international members can join networks organised […]
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 […]
NITRO – Oceania is a “network of leaders fostering interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research and education within and across organisations in the Oceania region.” The aim of the network is to inspire and support “researchers to achieve transformational impact on global challenges by: Fostering attention to grand challenges of particular significance to the Oceania region Creating […]
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 4 impact envisions “a world in which people with diverse forms of knowledge seamlessly learn from each other, particularly those working to understand and solve complex social problems.” In order to make this vision real, r4i aims to create new collaborations, both informal and formal, and this is articulated through three main goals: “matchmaking […]
“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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