Evolving the Culture of Science and Training in Neuroscience to Meet a Changing World: A Virtual Workshop
Washington, DC, US
Attendance type(s): Virtual
Event Dates: 22 Feb 2021
Recent events, including the COVID-19 pandemic, have underscored the importance of science and of scientific training, but also the challenges and needed cultural shifts. This virtual workshop hosted by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disordersthe fifth and final in a serieswill bring together the themes discussed in preceding workshops and consider how the culture of science and scientific training can become more inclusive, balanced, and adaptive to changing times. Topics to be discussed include redefining the metrics of success in science; the need for training that supports collaboration, interdisciplinary research, and team science; training for varied career paths; models of training and career structures that allow for commitments in ones personal life and that support mental health and well-being.