Wicked Lab's 2018 Australian Research Scholarship Recipient
Dr Stephanie Godrich of Edith Cowen University -
Recipient of 2018 Wicked Lab's Australian Research Scholarship
We are thrilled to announce the recipient of Wicked Lab's 2018 Australian Research Scholarship to attend our first Complex System Leadership Program for 2018 is Dr Stephanie Godrich of Edith Cowen University. Stephanie has been researching food insecurity among rural/remote children in Australia and is a lecturer of Public Health and Nutrition in the School of Medical and Health Sciences. Through participating in the program, Stephanie will gain the knowledge and tools to expand her research by taking a complex adaptive systems approach to the wicked problem of food insecurity. Stephanie will join a cohort of participants from Europe, New Zealand and Australia who are all motivated to create systemic change when addressing wicked problems such as unsustainable development, family violence, place based disadvantage and food insecurity.
Applications for our 2019 Australian Research Scholarships will open late 2018.
Tool for Systemic Change – New features
In recent months we have released 2 new features to the Tool for Systemic Change:
Want to see the tool in action? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or organise a demo here.
Addressing Wicked Problems: Wicked Lab’s approach
Learn how to address wicked problems using Wicked Lab's Tool for Systemic Innovation & Change in this 45 min free webinar.
Presented by Dr Sharon Zivkovic and Emily Humphreys, In this webinar you'll learn why wicked problems can't be addressed with just projects and programs.
We will illustrate why a complexity approach is best suited to addressing wicked problems, and demonstrate how communities and governments can take such an approach.
Missed a webinar? Catch up on any of our previous webinar here
Registrations open for next Complex Systems Leadership Program
With February’s program now underway registrations for the August program are now open.
Kicking off early August 2018, the Complex Systems Leadership Program provides you with the knowledge, skills and tools for addressing complex (wicked) problems. The Program is self-paced and delivered online over a six-month period. During the program you’ll apply your complex systems learnings to addressing a complex (wicked) problem of your choice using Wicked Lab's Tool for Systemic Change and nine Focus AreasFocus Areas.
Places are limited so to find out more and register your interest here
Open eyes institute (Netherlands) –May 28th 2018
Windesheim University (Netherlands) - May 29th 2018
The University of New Castle (United Kingdom) - May 31/June 1st 2018
Papers presented in the Social Innovation and Complexity Stream at the International Social Innovation Research Conference:
Software Demonstration at International Social Innovation Research Conference
Forthcoming presentation at the Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP)
10th International Social Innovation Research Conference – call for papers Social Innovation and Complexity
Zivkovic, S. (2017), ‘Addressing food insecurity: a systemic innovation approach’, Social Enterprise Journal, 13(3), 243 - 250
Zivkovic, S. (2017), “How can Education for Sustainability create systemic change”. In Corcoran, P.B., Weakland, J., and Wals, A.E.J. (eds), Envisioning Futures for Environmental and Sustainability Education, Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen. http://www.wageningenacademic.com/doi/abs/10.3920/978-90-8686-846-9_11