Integrating Team Science into the STEM Graduate Training Experience – Dr Susan E. Cozzens, Georgia Institute of Technology

Mar 13, 2019 | stem education

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Over the past few decades, research in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) has experienced a major shift towards collaboration. On a quest to prepare graduate students for today’s team-based research environments, Dr Susan Cozzens at Georgia Institute of Technology is leading an interdisciplinary team in the development and implementation of evidence-based ‘team science’ professional development materials for STEM graduate students.
 

 

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