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Research and Creativity (706)
2 Septembre 2020
|Lang||Workshop language is English|
Dr Samuel Lagier
Creativity is thought to be associated with the arts, less so with research. Science is perceived as factual, rational and methodical: its process indeed does not leave much room for creativity. Yet where does the hypothesis come from in the first place? How to make sense of data that don't fit the initial hypothesis? How to assemble the pieces of a scientific puzzle to write a coherent research article? Researchers do need a great deal of mental agility, a capacity to navigate complex ideas, the ability to view things from multiple perspectives to succeed. In other words, they need to be creative as an integral part of their work. Where does creativity come from? Can creativity be fostered?
This short workshop will start with a discussion on the nature of creativity and the role of intuition in research. Participants will then engage in a series of playful and creative activities to better assess their abilities, gain confidence and understand what promotes and hinders creativity.
At the end of the workshop participants will feel empowered, liberated and refreshed.
At the end of the session participants will be able to:
Date: Wednesday 2nd September 2020
Schedule: 9 am to 11 am
Trainer: Dr Samuel Lagier is a multi-talented scientist who has been practicing research and