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ACTS: Leadership Considerations in Collaborative Team Science

Thursday, June 13, 2024 | 12:00 – 1:00pm ET

Join Dr. Dorothy Carter (Michigan State University) as she discusses leadership in scientific collaborations. Dr. Carter shares key challenges facing leaders of large, interdisciplinary ‘multi-team system’ projects. Her presentation draws from her research on multi-team system collaboration, as well as her extensive experiences working closely with scientific leaders, to provide practical guidance for leading interdisciplinary multi-team system projects.

View a recording of the June webinar below or here.

ACTS: Introduction to Understanding and Assessing Teamwork Processes

Thursday, May 9, 2024 | 12:00 – 1:00pm ET

Join Dr. Stephen M. Fiore, Director of the Cognitive Sciences Laboratory, Professor with the University of Central Florida’s Cognitive Sciences Program in the Department of Philosophy and Institute for Simulation and Training, and a leader in research on the science of team science. Dr. Fiore is a founding board member, and past-president of the International Network for the Science of Team Science (INSciTS). He will present, in conversation with Chris Lenhardt, Senior Research Scientist with the Earth Data Science Group at RENCI, addressing topics to include an introduction to some of the fundamental collaborative science research processes, teamwork, and how to assess collaborative science teamwork. They will also cover how teams can provide feedback to improve their collaborations. Participants will have the opportunity to take part in the question and answer, providing their own queries and/or responses to discussed topics.

View a recording of the May webinar below or here.

ACTS: Team Science and the Academic Research Enterprise

Thursday, April 11, 2024 | 12:00 – 1:00pm ET

Enjoy this discussion from our April 11 webinar where you’ll learn about Team Science practices from key stakeholders at UNC Chapel Hill; as well as several other campus institutes utilizing Team Science to advance research. Listen in on this discussion surrounding terminology, critical aspects of successful Team Science efforts, as well as pitfalls to avoid, and a robust Q & A conversation.

View a recording of the April webinar below or here.