November report for Integration and Implementation Sciences

6 November 2019

Good News

The i2Insights blog achieved record monthly views (more than 10,000), viewers (more than 6,000) and followers (more than 1,100) in October.

Outreach and engagement

Gabriele Bammer served on the selection panel for the Fulbright Australian Science Postdoctoral Fellows and on the ANU Policy Greenhouse Fund Committee selecting the round 2 collaboration initiatives.

Ginny Sargent and Gabriele Bammer were invited to join the program design committee for the 2020 Evidence and Implementation Summit to be held in Sydney in October.

In October the i2Insights blog (, curated by Gabriele Bammer and Peter Deane published blog posts about info-gap theory for managing innovation dilemmas, managing power in participatory research, creative writing as a journey into the unknown unknown and the role of persistence in influencing policy. The last of these was produced in partnership with PHXchange.

Gabriele Bammer and Peter Deane produced the September/October i2S News (, which features the Delphi method and collaborative conceptual modelling. The News also provides information about the journal ‘Decision Analysis’ and the professional associations ‘International Society for Knowledge and Systems Sciences' and ‘ITD Alliance.’ Three upcoming conferences on deep uncertainty, impact assessment and team science are also featured. These have all recently been added as resources to the Integration and Implementation Sciences website (

Gabriele Bammer attended (virtually) the first meeting of the new editorial board for Issues in Interdisciplinary Studies, the journal of the Association of Interdisciplinary Studies.

Papers accepted/published:

Bammer, G. 2019 What makes a researcher transdisciplinary? A framework to identify expertise. Frameworks for Transdisciplinary Research Framework #8 GAIA 28 (3) 253;

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