List of highlighted posts

The following blog posts were highlighted on the blog home page at various times. They are a selection of blog posts on the main topics covered by the blog and provide insights into those topics.

CHANGE

Research impact: six kinds of change by Gabriele Bammer
http://i2insights.org/2016/03/29/six-kinds-of-change/

Three theories to help overcome change resistance in service design implementation by Ricardo Martins
https://i2insights.org/2017/03/23/overcoming-change-resistance/

Improving health care services through Experience-based Co-design by Glenn Robert and Annette Boaz
https://i2insights.org/2016/10/20/experience-based-co-design/

Can co-creation achieve better outcomes for people and communities? by Deborah Ghate
https://i2insights.org/2016/05/05/co-creation-outcomes/

The interplay between knowledge and power / La interacción entre el conocimiento y el poder by Cristina Zurbriggen
https://i2insights.org/2016/07/14/interplay-of-knowledge-and-power/

Three schools of transformation thinking by Uwe Schneidewind and Karoline Augenstein
https://i2insights.org/2017/09/05/transformation-thinking/

Achieving transformational change by Steve Waddell
https://i2insights.org/2019/03/05/transformational-change

Scaling up amidst complexity by Ann Larson
https://i2insights.org/2017/06/27/scaling-up/

For all blog posts on change see: https://i2insights.org/category/main-topics/change/

COMMUNICATION

Language matters in transdisciplinarity by Tilo Weber
http://i2insights.org/2018/10/02/language-matters/

Sharing integrated modelling practices – Part 1: Why use “patterns”? by Sondoss Elsawah and Joseph Guillaume
https://i2insights.org/2017/05/30/why-use-patterns-in-modelling/

Ten communication tips for translational scientists by Sunshine Menezes
https://i2insights.org/2016/07/19/ten-communication-tips/

Interdisciplinarity and evil – Understanding incommensurability by J. Britt Holbrook
http://i2insights.org/2018/03/27/incommensurability-in-interdisciplinarity/

For all blog posts on communication: https://i2insights.org/category/main-topics/communication/

DECISION SUPPORT

Model complexity – What is the right amount? by Pete Loucks https://i2insights.org/2016/11/03/model-complexity/

Uncertainty in participatory modeling – what can we learn from management research? by Antonie Jetter https://i2insights.org/2016/11/10/uncertainty-in-participatory-modeling/

Should water scientists be advocates? by Patricia Gober https://i2insights.org/2016/04/14/water-scientists-as-advocates/

Making predictions under uncertainty by Joseph Guillaume https://i2insights.org/2016/08/25/predictions-under-uncertainty/

Designing scenarios to guide robust decisions by Bonnie McBain
https://i2insights.org/2019/07/02/designing-scenarios-for-decisions/

Using the concept of risk for transdisciplinary assessment by Greg Schreiner
https://i2insights.org/2018/03/06/transdisciplinary-assessment-using-risk/

A new boundary object to promote researcher engagement with policy makers / Un nuevo objeto frontera para promover la colaboración de los investigadores con los tomadores de decisiones by María D. López Rodríguez
https://i2insights.org/2017/10/03/boundary-object-for-policy-engagement/

Scoping: Lessons from environmental impact assessment by Peter Mulvihill
https://i2insights.org/2017/04/04/scoping-lessons/

For all blog posts on decision support: https://i2insights.org/category/main-topics/decision-support/

EDUCATION

The university campus as a transdisciplinary living laboratory by Dena Fam, Abby Mellick Lopes, Alexandra Crosby and Katie Ross
https://i2insights.org/2018/05/01/campus-as-transdisciplinary-living-laboratory/

Fourteen knowledge translation competencies and how to improve yours by Genevieve Creighton and Gayle Scarrow
https://i2insights.org/2019/08/13/improving-knowledge-translation-competencies/

Bottom left: The strength of failing (or how I learned to love ugly babies) by Randall J. Hunt
https://i2insights.org/2016/12/01/strength-of-failing/

Three “must have” steps to improve education for collaborative problem solving by Stephen Fiore
https://i2insights.org/2019/01/22/education-for-collaborative-problem-solving/

Ten lessons from a transdisciplinary PhD program in sustainability development by Marianne Penker
https://i2insights.org/2017/03/09/transdisciplinary-phd-program-lessons/

Learning to tackle wicked problems through games / Aprendiendo a hacer frente a problemas perversos a través de los juegos/ Apprendre à affronter les problèmes sournois à travers les jeux by Claude Garcia, Anne Dray and Patrick Waeber
https://i2insights.org/2017/04/11/games-for-learning-complexity/

Using the arts and design to build student creative collaboration capacity by Edgar Cardenas
https://i2insights.org/2018/05/15/student-creative-collaboration-capacity/

Advice to graduate students on becoming “translational” by Alexis Erwin
http://i2insights.org/2016/08/18/becoming-translational/

For all blog posts on education: https://i2insights.org/category/main-topics/education/

INSTITUTIONALISATION

Promotion and tenure policies for interdisciplinary and collaborative research by Julie Thompson Klein and Holly Falk-Krzesinski
https://i2insights.org/2017/10/10/interdisciplinarity-promotion-and-tenure-policies/

One university’s response to addressing complex real-world problems / Respuesta de una universidad para afrontar problemas complejos del mundo real by Carlos Mataix, Javier Carrasco, Sara Romero and Marcel Bursztyn
https://i2insights.org/2017/11/28/university-response-to-complexity/

What motivates researchers to become transdisciplinary and what are the implications for career development? by Maria Helena Guimarães, Olivia Bina and Christian Pohl
https://i2insights.org/2019/11/12/transdisciplinary-careers/

Fire together, wire together: the role of funding bodies in supporting interdisciplinary research by Mohammad Momenian
http://i2insights.org/2016/02/24/funding-interdisciplinary-research/

For all blog posts on institutionalisation: https://i2insights.org/category/main-topics/institutionalisation/

INTEGRATION

Skilful conversations for integration by Rebecca Freeth and Liz Clarke
https://i2insights.org/2018/11/06/skilful-integration-conversations/

The integrative role of landscape by David Brunckhorst, Jamie Trammell and Ian Reeve
https://i2insights.org/2016/11/15/integrative-role-of-landscape/

Metacognition as a prerequisite for interdisciplinary integration by Machiel Keestra
https://i2insights.org/2019/02/05/metacognition-and-interdisciplinarity/

Ten dimensions of integration: guidelines for modellers by Serena Hamilton and Tony Jakeman
http://i2insights.org/2016/03/08/ten-dimensions-of-integration/

For all blog posts on integration: https://i2insights.org/category/main-topics/integration/

PARTICIPATION

Powhiri: An indigenous example of collaboration from New Zealand by Rawiri Smith
https://i2insights.org/2016/12/08/indigenous-example-of-collaboration/

Art and participatory modelling by Hara Woltz and Eleanor Sterling
https://i2insights.org/2016/07/21/art-and-participatory-modelling/

Collaboration: From groan zone to growth zone by Carrie Kappel
https://i2insights.org/2019/05/28/collaboration-groan-zone/

Serious gaming: helping stakeholders address community problems by Nagesh Kolagani
https://i2insights.org/2016/06/09/serious-gaming/

For all blog posts on participation see: https://i2insights.org/category/main-topics/participation/

RESEARCH IMPLEMENTATION

Five lessons for early career researchers in interacting with policymakers by Aparna Lal
https://i2insights.org/2019/07/23/early-career-researchers-and-policymakers/

What makes a translational ecologist? Part 2 Skills by Translational Ecology Group
https://i2insights.org/2016/06/28/skills-for-translational-ecology/

Designing applied research for impact by Andrew Campbell
https://i2insights.org/2016/04/26/research-for-impact/

Building a better bridge: the role of research mediators by Jessica Shaw
https://i2insights.org/2017/02/07/research-mediators/

For all blog posts on research implementation see: https://i2insights.org/category/main-topics/research-implementation/

STAKEHOLDERS

A flexible framework for stakeholder engagement by Michelle Banfield
https://i2insights.org/2018/10/23/stakeholder-engagement-flexible-framework/

Two lessons for early involvement of stakeholders in research by Obasanjo Oyedele, Martin Atela and Ayo Ojebode
https://i2insights.org/2017/11/14/early-stakeholder-involvement/

Responding to stakeholders – lessons learnt by Klaus Hubacek and Christina Prell
https://i2insights.org/2016/04/28/responding-to-stakeholders/

Where are the stakeholders in implementation science? by Allison Metz and Annette Boaz
https://i2insights.org/2016/09/08/co-creation-and-implementation-science/

For all blog posts on change see: https://i2insights.org/category/main-topics/stakeholders/

SYSTEMS

Co-creation without systems thinking can be dangerous by Gerald Midgley
https://i2insights.org/2016/07/07/co-creation-and-systems-thinking/

Modeling as empowerment by Laura Schmitt Olabisi
https://i2insights.org/2016/04/21/modeling-as-empowerment/

Adaptive social learning for systemic leadership by Catherine Hobbs
https://i2insights.org/2019/04/23/systemic-leadership/

Fifteen characteristics of complex social systems by Hamilton Carvalho
https://i2insights.org/2020/03/17/fifteen-aspects-of-complex-systems/

For all blog posts on change see: https://i2insights.org/category/main-topics/systems/

UNKNOWNS

Four things everyone should know about ignorance by Michael Smithson
https://i2insights.org/2016/11/01/four-things-about-ignorance/

Creative writing as a journey into the unknown unknown by Lelia Green
https://i2insights.org/2019/10/22/creative-writing-and-unknown-unknowns/

Six types of unknowns in interdisciplinary research by Gabriele Bammer
https://i2insights.org/2016/05/10/six-unknowns-in-interdisciplinarity/

Argument-based tools to account for uncertainty in policy analysis and decision support by Sven Ove Hansson and Gertrude Hirsch Hadorn
https://i2insights.org/2017/02/23/argument-based-tools/

For all blog posts on unknowns see: https://i2insights.org/category/main-topics/unknowns/