The KLI support international groups of scholars in the life and sustainability sciences working on interdisciplinary projects to conduct their groundbreaking research at the institute. KLI Focus Groups and Working Groups aim to develop ideas on a particular subject and generate suggestions for action. The participants have different scientific backgrounds and strive to develop specific, practical goals. Focus Groups are one-time meetings gathering and working together at the KLI for a period of one to maximum two weeks. Working Groups comprise 3 meetings over the course of one year and a half.
In this mini-symposium, we practice pitching and sharing our research. Each fellow will present an elevator speech of their work in four minutes. Additionally, instead of giving each other critical feedback-- a practice we are all well-versed in as research scholars-- we will write down concrete, positive comments to each speaker.