Creative Thinking for Scientists
by the New York Academy of Sciences & The Solution Lab, November 2014
Looking to take your thesis or postdoc project into more creative directions? Interested in developing a novel scientific concept into a revolutionary product? Then, tap into your imagination and learn how to mine new insights from your research with this one-of-a-kind creative thinking workshop!
Participants will learn to think more creatively about their science using the methodology of Design Thinking. You will work in small, guided groups to brainstorm techniques to leverage your own scientific breakthroughs and start to develop product ideas that address market needs. This workshop is also useful for those looking to find new ways of approaching and overcoming problems in lab, regardless of their commercial potential. Participants will be able to apply basic principles from these real-life examples to the workshop case studies and eventually to their own work.