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Regional Contexts and Regional Research

  • Angela CampbellEmail author
  • Michelle Duffy
  • Beth Edmondson
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Abstract

Recognising opportunity and acknowledging the challenges of conducting research outside of highly resourced major metropolitan centres is strategically important at a time when global connectivity and mobility are increasing and the complexity of “wicked” problems demands more than one approach or solution. Addressing these wicked problems increasingly requires transdisciplinary approaches to better understand and support adaptation and transformation. Expertise in regional research enhances our understanding of how knowledge is constructed and emerges across a range of environments and communities, wherever they are found and however they might be defined.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Angela Campbell
    • 1
    Email author
  • Michelle Duffy
    • 3
  • Beth Edmondson
    • 2
  1. 1.Federation University AustraliaBallaratAustralia
  2. 2.Humanities and Social SciencesFederation University AustraliaChurchillAustralia
  3. 3.University of NewcastleCallaghanAustralia

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