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Why Success is More Likely When You're Willing to Fail

Tuesday, April 26, 12:00pm-1:30pm PT/ 3:00pm-4:30pm ET, via Zoom

Presented by: Dr. Jennifer M. Heemstra, Professor, Chemistry, Emory University

In this interactive workshop, Dr. Heemstra will present on the topics of fear of failure and growth mindset, as they relate to laboratory research and undergraduate education. These topics are relevant to the success of postdoctoral scholars both as researchers themselves and as current and future teachers and mentors to students.

Becoming a Resilient Scientist: NIH/OPA collaborative course

Stanford's Office of Postdoctoral Affairs is collaborating with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Intramural Training & Education (OITE)  to assist trainees in developing the resilience necessary to thrive in the science profession. Our program consists of a five-module webinar series and accompanying discussion groups. Participants completing all five modules in the Resilient Scientist Series (RSS) will receive a certificate of completion.


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