How Does Diversity Impact Innovation in Team Science?


The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity (COSWD) will host the second Scientific Workforce Diversity Seminar Series (SWDSS) event of the 2023–2024 season, “How Does Diversity Impact Innovation in Team Science?” on March 13, from 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. ET. This seminar will be held in collaboration with UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and will offer perspectives on diversity in team science-related data findings from the United States and United Kingdom.

Event Details

Marie A. Bernard, M.D., NIH COSWD, and Karen N. Salt, Ph.D., URKI’s Deputy Director for Research Culture and Environment, will moderate the 90-minute discussion. Panelists will describe approaches to improve training, foster inclusive teamwork, and impact leadership in the scientific workforce and the outcomes of this work.


·       Tung Nguyen, M.D., Associate Vice Chancellor for Research – Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Anti-Racism, University of California, San Francisco

·       Kelly Vere, MBE, Director of Technical Strategy, University of Nottingham

·       Zanthia Wiley, M.D., FHM, FIDSA, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University Hospital Midtown

When:  Mar 13, 2024 from 10:30 to 12:00 (ET)