Insights

A bridge to the world around you: your personal scientific brand
You of course know that your work and research in the life sciences matters. But how do you convince colleagues and potential employers of that?
The Human Side of Science: Scientific Personality Assessment in Action
Over 900 scientists participated in our Scientific personality assessment where they determined if they are a(n): Organizer (39%), Leader (28%), Enthusiast (17%), Explorer(15%). The Science Advisory Board determined that there is no archetypal personality type, but rather that scientists are diverse with unique strengths that help build a strong scientific community.  Discuss
The European Commission pursues open science and why it’s important
Scientists believe that there is a reproducibility crisis in the scientific community where many scientists fail to reproduce experiments, according to a new report by Science | Business in July 2019. Open science is a high priority for the European Commission, with around 70% of all data generated by EU-funded programs being accessible to the public.  Discuss
Landmark study explores public understanding of science and trust in scientific and medical professionals
Understanding global perceptions and knowledge of science is of growing interest to the scientific community. Organizations such as 3M, with their State of Science Index Survey and the Wellcome Global Monitor (WGM), from the Wellcome Foundation and Gallup World Poll, explore attitudes towards science and medicine, and also confidence in scientists themselves.  Discuss
Leaders in science and engineering publications over the last decade: China and the US
Capturing the attention of policy makers and companies serving the academic research market the countries with the largest number of science and engineering (S&E) articles has significantly evolved between 2007 and 2017. China leads the list in 2017 followed by the US, a reverse from 2007, according to a May report from the NSF’s National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics.  Discuss
The National Institutes of Health launches the Symptom Science Center
The National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Nursing Research (NIH NINR) launched the Symptom Science Center on June 27th, 2019 at the NIH Campus in Bethesda, MD. This event, attended by over 500 individuals, marks a momentous occasion for both clinical and translational multidisciplinary research.  Discuss
Purchasing products: Experiences with scientists and suppliers
Recently, we asked over 900 members of the SAB to tell us more about how they purchase products through life science suppliers, and the factors that influence their selection of supplier.  Discuss
Customer service and technical support: From your perspective
Over 700 members of the SAB recently took part in a survey regarding their experiences with customer service and technical support through life science suppliers. We thought you’d like to know a little more about some of the results from this project, to understand how some of the research we conduct with your help ends up!  Discuss
Technology Helps the World Tackle Climate Change - Insights from The Science Advisory Board
On October 8th, 2018 the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a body of the United Nations tasked with assessing the science related to climate change, released a special report titled “Global Warming of 1.5°C.” Many nations across the world have pledged to do their part in reducing carbon emissions from industrialization and protecting natural resources. But how do they plan to reach these targets? Turns out technology, has a major role in the global effort to limit warming and reduce the impacts of climate change.  Discuss
Scientists Share Their Opinions on Climate Change: Interactions of Global, National, and Local Action - Science Advisory Board Insights
Climate change is a global concern, therefore it is important to understand international, national and local policies and regulations. Cooperation and collaboration are essential to successfully limit the current impacts and future effects of climate change.  Discuss
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American Chemical Society Meeting & Expo
August 25-29
San Diego, California United States
2019 Peptide Drug Design & Delivery Summit
August 27-29
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania United States
AOAC Annual Meeting
September 8-11
Denver, Colorado United States
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