Matt Druckenmiller Competition & Collaboration

Video Shot in: 2022

Matt Druckenmiller discusses the challenge of fragmentation in Arctic research, which hinders collaboration among scientists. While there’s a turn toward interdisciplinary work, competition for research funding remains a barrier. Matt emphasizes the need for more thoughtful engagement with Arctic indigenous communities to address issues effectively. Slowing down and gaining perspective can enhance collaborative efforts despite the rapid changes in the Arctic. The COVID-19 pandemic also provided opportunities for reflection and improvement.