How Support of Early Career Researchers Can Reset Science in the Post-COVID19 World

Erin M. Gibson, F. Chris Bennett, Shawn M. Gillespie, Ali Deniz Güler, David H. Gutmann, Casey H. Halpern, Sarah C. Kucenas, Clete A. Kushida, Mackenzie Lemieux, Shane Liddelow, Shannon L. Macauley, Qingyun Li, Matthew A. Quinn, Laura Weiss Roberts, Naresha Saligrama, Kathryn R. Taylor, Humsa S. Venkatesh, Belgin Yalçın, J. Bradley Zuchero

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The COVID19 crisis has magnified the issues plaguing academic science, but it has also provided the scientific establishment with an unprecedented opportunity to reset. Shoring up the foundation of academic science will require a concerted effort between funding agencies, universities, and the public to rethink how we support scientists, with a special emphasis on early career researchers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1445-1449
Number of pages5
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jun 25 2020

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
Dr. Roberts serves as Editor-in-Chief of books for the American Psychiatric Association Publishing Division and as Editor-in-Chief of the journal Academic Medicine. Unrelated to this publication, Dr. Roberts serves as an advisor for the Bucksbaum Institute of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and owns the small business Terra Nova Learning Systems.

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© 2020 Elsevier Inc.

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  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (all)


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