FRANK LAB MISSION STATEMENT

 

Updated: 2020

Scientific scholarship:

Advancing humankind’s knowledge of agriculture and science through:

  • Collaboration

  • Open and transparent sharing of discoveries and tools

  • Inclusion of diverse research parties

  • Curiosity-driven science

  • Creativity

Diversity and Action:

Supporting an environment that is inclusive of all people regardless of race, age, religion, nationality, neurodivergence, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity. To do this:

  • We will advocate for lab members and community members who face systemic and/or targeted discrimination

  • We welcome lab members from all backgrounds

  • We will help construct and follow through on the mission statements of our greater community organizations 

  • We acknowledge institutional racism present within our scientific communities and our University and will work towards eradicating discrimination

  • We will attend workshops and discussions held by SIPS and other organizations on campus to educate ourselves with the goal of creating a more equitable environment


Mentorship:

We will all participate in growth-minded mentorship (Montgomery, 2019) to help shape the scientists of the future


Outreach:

We will create and participate in outreach that expands beyond the university community to engage and inspire scientific thinking in young people from all backgrounds. ​


Community:

We will create an atmosphere that is fun, respectful, safe, and open-minded..

 

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