The Institute is an opportunity for you to jumpstart ideas that you’re having trouble making space for. It’s a chance for bringing together people who might not see each other regularly and have time that group discussions and collaborative work need.
The Institute will allow you to do these things in a collegial setting with people who are interested in the same kind of issues even if they’re working on different projects and come from different contexts.
Participants from past years have said SCI was one of the best academic experiences of their career, and opened up or renewed their enthusiasm for their work. Take a look at the highlights and outcomes from previous year Institutes to read more about what it was like from the perspective of participants who participated in SCI in the past.