April 2022


IFS from the Perspectives of Our SAC Members and Reviewers

February’s blog post concluded by saying that IFS’s four founders made another prediction of sorts that remains true today: that a research grant, capacity-enhancement activities and support do indeed contribute significantly to the work of early career scientists and to positive impacts in their countries. In March’s post, we heard from among the 600+ current grantees about their perspectives on IFS. This month we hear from selected members of IFS’s Scientific Advisory Committees (SACs) and external reviewers about their views, their roles as volunteer advisors, and their visions for a future IFS. We began the survey questions by asking them to describe a defining moment in their experience of IFS that exemplifies its role in science.

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