Nov 02, 2020
– 5.00 - 6.30 pm
BR50 at Berlin Science Week
How much working from home can research take?
Using the crisis creatively: researchers will discuss pros and cons of new working styles triggerd by Corona. A panel discussion as part of the Berlin Science Week.
The pandemic has been an exceptional situation for everyone. All but essential laboratory activities were temporarily suspended, a number of childcare centers and schools had to close, and lots of work was – and is still being – done remotely at home. But how much social distancing can science – which requires constant discussion and exchange – take? The founding coordinators of BR 50, an association of Berlin non-university research institutions, are hosting an event to examine this issue and explore questions such as: What has worked well and what would be done differently? What do researchers want to preserve for the future? What conditions are problematic for young researchers in particular?
From the member institutes:
BR50 founding coordinators: