Gabriele Bammer

The Australian National University

Gabriele Bammer is developing the new discipline of Integration and Implementation Sciences (I2S) to improve research strengths for tackling complex real-world problems through synthesis of disciplinary and stakeholder knowledge, understanding and managing diverse unknowns and providing integrated research support for policy and practice change (see This is described in Disciplining Interdisciplinarity: Integration and Implementation Sciences for Researching Complex Real-World Problems (ANU E Press, 2013;

She co-convenes (with Michael Smithson) an edX Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on ‘Ignorance!’. Her other books include Change! Combining analytic approaches with street wisdom (editor, 2015;, Research Integration Using Dialogue Methods (co-author, 2009;, and Uncertainty and Risk: Multidisciplinary Perspectives (co-editor, 2008;

Between 2011-13 she was Director of the Research School of Population Health, Director of the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health and co-Director and then Director of the Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute at The Australian National University (ANU). She is 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) and the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) at the University of Maryland (2015-2018), as well as short appointments at ETH-Zurich and the Universitaet fuer Bodenkultur in Vienna. From 2007-2013 she was the convenor of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security’s Integration and Implementation research program.

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