Lessons Learned from the Shift to Remote Research

Lessons Learned from the Shift to Remote Research
Host: Society for Behavioral Medicine
Guests: Dr. Brie Turner-McGrievy, PhD, RD, Dr. Molly Waring, PhD, Dr. Emanuela Offidani, PhD, Dr. César G. Escobar-Viera, MD, PhD, Dr. Simon Bacon, PhD, Dr. Danielle Jake-Schoffman, PhD, Dr. Dani Arigo, PhD
Date: March 25, 2021, 12:00 pm ET

  1. Please share your name, position, and primary research area.
  2. Did you conduct any of your research remotely before the COVID-19 pandemic? Which aspects of your research were remote prior to COVID-19, and why?
  3. Which aspect(s) of your research have you translated to a remote format since the start of COVID-19, and what modalities or tools do you use? 
  4. Which research activities have been the easiest or most useful to conduct remotely since the start of COVID-19?
  5. What have been the biggest challenges to remote research since the start of COVID-19?
  6. How have you maintained effective communication with your research team while conducting your work remotely?
  7. What recommendations do you have for continuing to conduct research remotely?
  8. Which changes do you intend to maintain after research functions return to pre-COVID-19 policies/status? What will your “new normal” look like?
  9. Any last tips or resources you'd like to share about conducting remote research?