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Setting the Scene

  1. The Challenge and a New Approach (PDF, 142KB)
  2. Getting Specific: Three domains, a five-question framework and the overall approach (PDF, 195KB)

Domain 1. Synthesising Disciplinary and Stakeholder Knowledge

  1. Introduction (PDF, 146KB)
  2. For What and for Whom? (PDF, 91KB)
  3. Which Knowledge? (PDF, 119KB)
  4. How? (PDF, 125KB)
  5. Context? (PDF, 104KB)
  6. Outcome? (PDF, 90KB)
  7. Specialising in I2S (PDF, 109KB)

Domain 2. Understanding and Managing Diverse Unknowns

  1. Introduction (PDF, 230KB)
  2. For What and for Whom? (PDF, 90KB)
  3. Which Unkowns? (PDF, 124KB)
  4. How? (PDF, 116KB)
  5. Context? (PDF, 96KB)
  6. Outcome? (PDF, 90KB)
  7. Specialising in I2S (PDF, 102KB)

Domain 3. Providing Integrated Research Support for Policy and Practice Change

  1. Introduction (PDF, 147KB)
  2. For What and for Whom? (PDF, 68KB)
  3. Which Aspects of Policy and Practice? (PDF, 162KB)
  4. How? (PDF, 168KB)
  5. Context? (PDF, 98KB)
  6. Outcome? (PDF, 93KB)
  7. Specialising in I2S (PDF, 114KB)

I2S As A Whole

  1. Introduction (PDF, 131KB)
  2. For What and for Whom? (PDF, 88KB)
  3. Which Knowledge, Unknowns and Aspects of Policy and Practice? (PDF, 159KB)
  4. How? (PDF, 156KB)
  5. Context? (PDF, 111KB)
  6. Outcome? (PDF, 112KB)
  7. Specialising in I2S (PDF, 129KB)

Moving Forward

  1. A View of the Future (PDF, 138KB)
  2. How I2S Functions as a Discipline (PDF, 139KB)
  3. The Relationship of Integrative Applied Research and I2S to Multidisciplinarity and Transdisciplinarity (PDF, 141KB)
  4. The Scope and Feasibility of the I2S Development Drive (PDF, 199KB)


  1. Rationale and Key Themes (PDF, 160KB)
  2. An I2S Discipline: Legitimate, viable, useful? (PDF, 136KB) – Daniel Walker
  3. Integration and Implementation Research: Would CSIRO contribute to, and benefit from, a more formalised I2S approach? (PDF, 396KB) – Deborah O’Connell, with Damien Farine, Michael O’Connor and Michael Dunlop
  4. I2S: Prescriptive, descriptive or both? (PDF, 153KB) – Michael Smithson
  5. I2S Needs Theory as Well as a Toolkit (PDF, 120KB) – Alison Ritter
  6. Implementing Integration in Research and Practice (PDF, 92KB) – Alice Roughley
  7. Building I2S into an Academic Program (PDF, 142KB) – Lawrence Cram
  8. The Institutional Challenges of Changing the Academic Landscape (PDF, 148KB) – Catherine Lyall
  9. The Brazilian Experience with Institutional Arrangements for Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs: I2S may provide a way forward (PDF, 118KB) – Marcel Bursztyn and Maria Beatriz Maury
  10. Building Integration and Implementation Sciences: Five areas for development (PDF, 139KB) – L. David Brown
  11. From the Classroom to the Field: Reflections from a Pakistani law-enforcement perspective (PDF, 130KB) – Fasihuddin
  12. Moving Competitive Integrated Science Forward: A US land grant research university perspective (PDF, 138KB) – M. Duane Nellis
  13. Interdisciplinary Research is about People as well as Concepts and Methods (PDF, 151KB) – Ted Lefroy
  14. Creating the New University (PDF, 86KB) – Glenn Withers
  15. Beyond ‘Dialogues of the Deaf’: Re-imagining policing and security research for policy and practice (PDF, 147KB) – Simon Bronitt
  16. Applying the I2S Framework to Air Pollution and Health in Indonesia (PDF, 123KB) – Budi Haryanto
  17. Integration and Implementation in Action at Mistra-Urban Futures: A transdisciplinary centre for sustainable urban development (PDF, 282KB) – Merritt Polk
  18. Philosophy as a Theoretical Foundation for I2S (PDF, 129KB) – Michael O’Rourke
  19. Interdisciplinarity without Borders (PDF, 141KB) – Howard Gadlin and L. Michelle Bennett
  20. When the Network Becomes the Platform (PDF, 112KB) – Julie Thompson Klein
  21. Tackling Integrative Applied Research: Lessons from the management of innovation (PDF, 150KB) – Ian Elsum
  22. The Fourth Frontier (PDF, 94KB)Michael Wesley
  23. How Theory Can Help Set Priorities for the I2S Development Drive (PDF, 103KB) – Christian Pohl
  24. I2S and Research Development Professionals: Time to develop a mutually advantageous relationship (PDF, 134KB) – Holly J. Falk-Krzesinski
  25. Integration and Implementation Sciences: How it relates to scientific thinking and public health strategies (PDF, 159KB) – Linda Neuhauser