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NC TraCS Team Science Series Session 1: Working with Interdisciplinary Teams: Application to Researchers in an Academic Environment Return to listing


NC TraCS Team Science Series Overview

This three part series is recommended for research trainees, students, staff, and faculty who are interested in interdisciplinary research and want to know how to develop or participate in an interdisciplinary team.  The series as a whole covers some theoretical and practical aspects of successful teams and provides an opportunity to participate in exercises. A participant can benefit from attending any number of the sessions.  Each is self-contained, but covers a different aspect of interdisciplinary teams.

Session 1:  Working with Interdisciplinary Teams:  Application to Researchers in and Academic Environment

The session will include an interactive presentation related to team work and building a research team in an academic setting.  There will be two short exercises to underscore important aspects of team development. 

Intended audiences:  Research faculty, fellows, trainees, and research staff

Attendees will learn:
·         Team terminology, key roles, and other roles in teams
·         The benefits of team work and interdisciplinary efforts
·         Introduction to strategies for effective team building and management

Attendees will take home:
·         References related to the themes explored in the workshop
·         Information about how NC TraCS resources and services can be helpful to your team

Provided by Lori A. Evarts, MPH, PMP, CPH
Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
Public Health Leadership Program, Gillings School of Global Public Health

QUESTIONS?  Contact Karen Demby:  Karen_Demby@med.unc.edu, (919) 962-2472

  Location: Brinkhous-Bullitt Room 219
  Date: Friday, March 14, 2014
  Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  Sponsor: NC TraCS (Translational and Clinical Sciences) Institute: NIH CTSA at UNC-CH
  Price: Free
  For more information, contact the event administrator: Carly Lamb clamb1@email.unc.edu