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.

Is the research community handling COVID-19 the way it should? Video

Can we do better as a research community in handling the #COVID-19 pandemic?

Some evidence is starting to emerge that the pandemic is affecting the way research is being done. Are short sighted 'crisis' approaches going to be as impactful in the long run?

There is a difference between the crisis fueled collaboration that resulted in the remarkable rescue of the miners in Chile that Amy Edmondson describes in her book Teaming, and the current crisis research that is being done for COVID-19.

It is now more important than ever for researchers to take stock and invest in exponential approaches such as #datasharing#standards, and multi-disciplinary and multi-stakeholder collaboration.