Alternative Models for Funding Research
Need NIH funding but haven't won the Nobel Prize?
Think NIH and NSF are passing on some of the most cutting edge research by early-career scientists?
Find out what you can do to get your innovative and creative projects funded.
Tuesday, Dec. 9
Gelman, Room 702
Noon– Dr. Benjamin McNeil
1pm – Panel Discussion
Join us as we explore alternative models for funding promising research. Oceanographer Ben McNeal will address:
his new platform, Thinkable.org;
the power of crowdfunding; and
direct engagement with the public.
Afterwards, he and a panel of fellow experts will discuss other funding models, including changes to peer-review systems and foundation funding.
Panelists will include:
Benjamin McNeil, Professor of Oceanography, University of New South Wales and founder of Thinkable.org
Jennifer Wisdom, GW Associate Vice President for Research
Johan Bollen, Associate Professor, Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing
Tracy Sullivan, Senior Associate Director of Development, GW Libraries
Moderated by Ryan Watkins, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership, GW GSEHD and founder of WeShareScience.org
This program is co-sponsored by GW Libraries and the Collaborative Science Network. It is open and requires no registration.