When a Discovery Is a Rediscovery: Do We Know the History of Our Own Subject? Tuesday, 9/28, 12 – 1 PM

Do scientists care about the history of their research fields? In a recent editorial, Function Editor-in-Chief Ole Petersen, CBE, MD, FRS, discussed the historical importance of scientific discoveries. Science is a rational, evidence-based activity. However, we live in a time where nonscientist “influencers” can spread uncertainty and allow misinterpretations of historical achievements in the sciences. In this webinar, four world-renowned researchers will talk about the importance of getting the history of research fields correct.
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