‘Matchmaking and speed-dating’ brings scientists together.

‘Matchmaking and speed-dating’ brings scientists together.

‘Matchmaking and speed-dating’ brings scientists together.

By Jane Horrell 29 March 2020

A small grouping of neuroscientists has organised a conference that is virtual an ‘online dating’ system.

The international research community is finding alternative ways of getting together to present their work, exchange ideas, and make new connections with like-minded people in their area with academic conferences cancelled worldwide due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

This week, Dr Dan Goodman and peers through the University of Pennsylvania are going to be hosting neuromatch — a free, web-based “unconference” for neuroscientists.Continue Reading