Please help us focus the FOR symposium by sharing your vision of the ideal scientific enterprise!
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The goal of this survey is to sketch out a utopian view of what an ideal, sustainable research enterprise might look like. We would like to incorporate perspectives from many sectors and stakeholders, so please share this form widely. We will use these visions to set objectives for discussions on how to address existing problems at the symposium on the Future of Research ( at Boston University on October 22-24. Responses are anonymous, but will be shared and may be published.

Responses of all lengths - including just a word or two - will be very much appreciated.
What best describes your position or field? *
Select all that apply.
What is the biggest problem facing the way science is conducted today?
What behaviors should be encouraged in scientists?
What does ideal scientific training look like?
What should be the purpose of government funding for science?
The NIH has lost approximately 25% of its purchasing power over the last 10 years.* Should the scientific workforce (ie, make-up of the labor force: grad students, postdocs, senior scientists, etc) adapt to this change, and if so, how?
What kind of job do you see yourself in, in 5 years time?
What kind of job do you see yourself in, in 10 years time?
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