12/3/20 C-Star: The Business of Science

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Time: December 3, 2020 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Central Standard Time


Scientists are taught the intricacies of experimental methods to probe complex systems with the goal being discovery.  However, the daily practice of science is a business, and, as with any business, scientists have marketing, public relations, research & development, distribution, finance and strategy considerations, just to name a few.  Unfortunately, these areas (except for R&D) are not part of the typical PhD education but will be the subject of this webinar.

Richard L. Lieber, PhD, MBA

Chief Scientific Officer + Senior Vice President of Research
Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Physiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine


Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Name the scientific practices that parallel business practices such as marketing, distribution, finance and strategy.
  • Describe the components of a grant in business terms.
  • Identify the risk-reward tradeoffs in the typical scientific career.
  • Point to areas of business that could assist their scientific career.

Accreditation: None Offered

Basic Computer Requirements: You will need access to a computer with an Internet connection. High speed broadband access (LAN, Cable or DSL) is highly recommended.

PC: Compatible Operating System: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 Web Browser: Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer 10 or higher
MAC: Compatible Operating System: OS X Web Browser: Firefox, Chrome, Safari


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