- 4pm CET/10am ET
Ask Effective Thesis Alumni Q&A session with Niklas Lehmann
In our ‘Ask Effective Thesis Alumni’ series we ask our speakers how they chose their thesis topic, how Effective Thesis supported them, and what skills were most valuable to them while working on their research. Niklas Lehmann is our next speaker for Ask Effective Thesis Alumni and among the winners of the Exceptional Research Award. Niklas studied economics and business administration after having studied Mechanical Engineering. He decided to switch to economics to broaden his skillset and because he found economic questions fascinating. Currently, Niklas is working as a research associate at the TU Freiberg, where he intends to further explore forecasting technological and social changes.
- 3:30pm CET/9:30am EST
Ask Effective Thesis Alumni Q&A session with Stephen Casper
In February’s Ask ET Alumni event, Stephen Casper will answer your questions in a short 30-to-45-minute Q&A session on 15 February at 3:30pm CET/9:30am EST. Stephen graduated from Harvard with a B.A. in Statistics in 2021. As of September 2021, he has been pursuing a Ph.D in Computer science at MIT. He works on interpretability tools and adversarial vulnerabilities in deep neural networks. Learn more about him here: https://stephencasper.com
- 5:00pm CET
Ask a Researcher Q&A session with Elika Somani
In the first Ask a Researcher Q&A session, Elika Somani will tell you more about her research journey and answer your research related questions. Elika is a fellow in the Department of Bioethics at the NIH. Her work experience spans topics in global health and development, improving state governance, and institutional decision-making. At the NIH, she hopes to examine issues surrounding dual-use and gain of function research, global health priority setting, and ethics and regulations around biotechnology and artificial intelligence (AI).
Reasoning Transparency Workshop
We think reasoning transparency is one of the most important research skills needed for doing impactful research, but reasoning transparency is usually not taught at universities, so we developed a workshop to help you develop this skill! Learn more and register your interest for future workshops via the link below.