Find out what ignorance is, where it originates, what people do with it, and its roles in society and culture.
Gabriele Bammer is developing the new discipline of Integration and Implementation Sciences (I2S). It aims to improve research and action on complex real-world problems by providing methods to a) bring together knowledge from relevant disciplines and stakeholders b) understand and manage diverse unknowns (ignorance) and c) support policy and practice change (see i2s.anu.edu.au.) This is described in Disciplining Interdisciplinarity: Integration and Implementation Sciences for Researching Complex Real-World Problems (ANU E Press, 2013). She is a Professor at the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health in the Research School of Population Health in The Australian National University’s College of Medicine, Biology and Environment. She is also an ANU Public Policy Fellow, an inaugural Fulbright New Century Scholar alumna and has held visiting appointments at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government (2001-14), ETH-Zurich and the Universitaet fuer Bodenkultur in Vienna.
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