Stefan Torges: Ingredients for building disruptive research teams

by EA Global1 min read18th Oct 20191 comment


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Research has always been an important part of the effective altruism community. What can we learn from successful research teams outside of EA about setting up organizations capable of making important breakthroughs and profoundly shaping society? Stefan Torges, a co-executive director of the Effective Altruism Foundation, summarizes the academic literature on this question and presents case studies of specific teams. This talk was filmed at EA Global: London 2019.

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This is the more detailed treatment of the same topic by Stefan himself, which the presentation is largely based on: