The Science of Effective Mentoring in STEMM

Effective mentorship can offer large benefits to students in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine (STEMM). Yet, according to a consensus study undertaken by the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine, there is a gap between what is known about mentorship and how it is practiced in academic settings.

The committee behind the study, led by IDS Chair Angela Byars-Winston, advised that mentorship is a set of skills that can be learned and developed. In addition to a final report, the committee offered several mentoring resources available at the links below

Podcast: The Science of Mentorship

Science of Mentorship Interactive Online Guide

Consensus Study Report: The Science of Mentorship in STEMM