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The NIMH Director’s Innovation Speaker Series

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is pleased to invite you to attend a series of lectures dedicated to innovation, invention, and scientific discovery. NIMH established the Director’s Innovation Speaker Series to encourage broad, interdisciplinary thinking in the development of scientific initiatives and programs, and to press for theoretical leaps in science over the continuation of incremental thought. Innovation speakers are encouraged to describe their work from the perspective of breaking through existing boundaries and developing successful new ideas, as well as working outside their primary area of expertise in ways that have pushed their fields forward. We encourage discussions of the meaning of innovation, creativity, breakthroughs, and paradigm-shifting.

Submit general questions to the NIMH Director’s Innovation Speaker Series mailbox.

Speaker Schedule 2019-2020

Martin Paulus, MD

Martin Paulus, MD

Talk Title: Decision-Making and Computational Psychiatry: An Explanatory and Pragmatic Perspective
Date: November 12, 2020 - 03:00 PM via Zoom

Barak Richman, PhD

Barak Richman, PhD

Talk Title: TBD
Date: December 15, 2020 via Zoom

Michael Ungar, PhD

Michael Ungar, PhD

Talk Title: Diagnosing Resilience: A Multisystemic Model for Positive Development in Stressed Environments
Date: January 14, 2021 via Zoom