The talk will be held virtually via Zoom and in-person at 107 Norman Smith Hall, UMaine. If you are planning to attend virtually, complete the registration form to receive Zoom connection information.
Speaker: Pips Veazey, Director, UMaine Portland Gateway
Pips Veazey serves as the Director of the University of Maine Portland Gateway, a new initiative that provides a dedicated office in Portland to help people and businesses in southern Maine access the vast array of research and education opportunities at the flagship research university.
Prior to accepting the director’s position, she served as the Principal Investigator for the Alaska Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, a statewide program funded by the National Science Foundation and the State of Alaska aimed at increasing research capacity. She led and co-created the University of Alaska Fairbanks Visualization Space, a high-resolution visual environment designed to promote conversations about complex problems, co-develop creative solutions and enhance team development.
Her doctoral work focused on the competencies required to lead large interdisciplinary science teams, and she has worked with dozens of research teams across the country to facilitate the co-development of research collaboration plans. She serves as a founding board member of the International Network for the Science of Team Science and as a board member for the Arctic Research Consortium of the United States.