Scott Wagers

Scott Wagers
"The Consortium Whisperer" Physician and researcher who has spent the last 12 years engaged in developing biomedical R&D consortia, as well as designing and supporting the delivery of consortium based projects.
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Recent Posts

How to keep your medical research relevant in an era of 'big science'.
Feb 21, 2020 9:51:20 AM
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How multi-disciplinary should your medical research be?
Nov 27, 2019 1:06:40 AM
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Here is how the elegance of simplicity helps you achieve complex goals in a consortium project
Nov 8, 2019 4:11:08 AM
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What to think when you are concerned that a consortium project is moving too slowly
Oct 14, 2019 10:29:29 AM
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What Atari games can teach us about consortium project design
Oct 3, 2019 4:25:26 AM
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What do you do when your consortium project progresses too slowly
Sep 23, 2019 6:16:06 AM
U-BIOPRED: a highly interactive consortium that is shaping our understanding of asthma
Sep 13, 2019 9:48:00 AM
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Being selfish can supercharge a consortium project
Sep 12, 2019 1:01:36 AM
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Why imperfection is perfection when writing a consortium project proposal
Sep 9, 2019 3:02:40 PM
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The most important consortium project plan element
Sep 5, 2019 7:39:45 AM
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'Keep it simple' does not mean watering down your ambition
Sep 4, 2019 3:42:40 AM
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Building trust in a consortium project is not about being nice
Sep 2, 2019 5:37:22 PM
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The trick to making brainstorm sessions productive
Sep 2, 2019 3:53:01 AM
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Why it is important to structure your research consortium interactions like an ongoing cocktail party
Aug 28, 2019 5:58:19 PM
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Do we have to accept that we are stuck in disease definition silos?
Aug 27, 2019 5:23:45 PM
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How to have fun in difficult consortium projects
Aug 26, 2019 4:19:34 PM
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Contrary to popular advice meetings with long attendee lists are valuable.
Aug 25, 2019 5:10:55 PM
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Can you do good medical research without multi-stakeholder input?
Aug 21, 2019 4:44:01 PM
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Is publishing fast and often your best strategy as a medical researcher?
Aug 20, 2019 4:54:41 PM
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Having the confidence to throw away the Gantt chart
Aug 19, 2019 4:34:04 PM