Stronger together; Making space on Team Science for Diverse Career Paths
December 13 @ 13:30 – 15:30 CET
Science & SciLifeLab Webinar
By harnessing different types of expertise and offering several diverse career paths in research, the definition of what it means to be a life scientist can be broadened and inclusive of a wide array of skill-sets. In this panel discussion, broadcasted live by Science, the panel will explore how life scientists can foster a future that maximizes the potential of each researcher and the field overall.
In this discussion, participants will
- Learn about how career paths can be diversified and how diverse backgrounds bring value to research excellence, innovation, and problem-solving.
- Gain insights into why team science is key for multidisciplinary research and collaboration.
- Hear how universities and other employers can support individuals pursuing non-traditional career paths in science and build inclusive research communities.
- Take part in shaping the future of research incentives and other drivers of open science.
13.30 Coffee and mingle at IVA conference center
14.15 Everyone seated in the Wallenberg lecture hall
14.30 Panel discussion
15.15 Q&A from the audience
Annika Jenmalm Jensen, Infrastructure director at SciLifeLab
Chelsea Wood, Associate professor University of Washington and Science & SciLifeLab Prize Winner 2014
David Seekell, Head of Sustainable Investing at Atle and Science & SciLifeLab Prize Winner 2016
Erik Lindahl, professor Stockholm University
Sacha Vignieri, Deputy Editor for Research at AAAS/Science magazine