AO PEER Expert Panel Discussion: Navigating Your Research Environment
Duebendorf, Switzerland
25 Nov 2020
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We are pleased to offer the following webinar to our AO community.

Matthew Allen, AO VET (UK), Risto Kontio, AO CMF (Finland), Asdrubal Falavigna, AO Spine (Brazil) and Frankie Leung, AO Trauma (Hong Kong) will present:

AO PEER Expert Panel Discussion: Navigating Your Research Environment

Wednesday, November 25 2020, 11:00-12:00 (Swiss time)

Please check your time for the webinar here.

In this expert panel discussion, the four AO PEER taskforce members will share their experience on research challenges related to building and working in interprofessional teams, navigating their research environment, the value of mentorship, and the challenges when conducting multicenter studies.

Please complete a 5-minute survey to tell us about your challenges and barriers in advance. This will help us to address your biggest problems during the webinar.

You may open the survey in your web browser by clicking the link below:
AO PEER Webinar questions

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We look forward to your participation in this event.

Learning objectives
Explain the importance of building an interprofessional an research team
Describe possible barriers to creating the ideal research team
Recognize the value of teamwork and mentorship from the first idea through to publication
Identify and address the limitations of your local infrastructure
Recognize the importance and challenges of collaboration in multicenter studies
Describe some ways that the AO PEER platform and network can support you in defining your research environment
Type AOTrauma
Level Principles
Region Europe and Southern Africa
Language(s) English
Scope Sub Regional
Academic status Peer reviewed
Format Webinar
Target audience Clinical investigations, Education/teaching, Research
Closing date24 Nov 2020
Available places1699
Cancellation policyNo cancellation fee
Swiss Francs 0.00 CHF


Matthew Allen, Professor of Small Animal Surgery, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK, AO PEER taskforce member representing AO Vet

Risto Kontio, Professor and Chair, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Helsinki University Hospital, AO PEER taskforce member representing AO CMF

Asdrubal Falavigna, Chairman Neurosurgery, Caxias do Sul University, AO PEER taskforce member representing AO Spine

Frankie Leung, Professor and Division Chief, Division of Orthopaedic Trauma, Queen Mary Hospital, AO PEER taskforce member representing AO Trauma

Ms Marina Meuwly (Project Coordinator)
Study Assistant
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