Frequently Asked Questions

Basics of Member Registration

Q. Is the registration is free?

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Yes, it is totally free right now and very simple to do. One can register a new account with an email and password or register with Google or Facebook to expediting the process.

Q. How many laboratories and projects can a member add?

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A user can add as many labs and projects as they wish.

Q. How does Faraday Finder help users?

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The aggregation of scientific researchers from all disciplines enhances interdisciplinary collaboration. Visibility of scientific projects enables the connection of appropriate researchers with each other to expedite publication. Safety is Faraday Finder's number one goal. All data is encrypted and stored encrypted on Faraday Finder's servers. The public profile is customizable by the lab's creator to ensure public visibility; however, the lab may be password protected. Faraday Finder is a job posting website for scientific research positions, thus allowing students all levels of education to find jobs. Faraday Finder also hosts equipment listings, facilitating the sharing of scientific equipment between labs. Faraday Finder also hosts scientific events, providing a platform for symposiums, conferences and smaller events hosted by individual laboratories. By decreasing the potential barrier for scientific collaboration, Faraday Finder serves as a mechanism for increasing the rate of scientific research as a whole.

Q. How can a laboratory verify an individual's identity prior to accepting join requests?

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Laboratory creator can request identities of join request through the 'Contact Us' page. Representatives will contact institutions and individuals necessary to verify the user's identity on behalf of the laboratory.

Basics of Equipment

Q. How much equipment can a lab add?

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Right now there is no limitation.

Basics of event and ticketing

Q. Can a lab add events?

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Faraday Finder events are hosted by individual laboratories. Thus, a user must add a laboratory prior to creating an event. To add an event page and designate a ticket price the user can navigate to their dashboard by clicking profile picture, upon registering and signing in, at the top right of the screen and then clicking 'Add Event.' Currently, E-commerce solutions are not provided for laboratory owners looking to host events.

How does faraday finder help with research and development?

Q. How is Faraday Finder helpful?

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The aggregation of scientific researchers from all disciplines enhances interdisciplinary collaboration. Visibility of scientific projects enables the connection of appropriate researchers with each other to expedite publication. Safety is Faraday Finder's number one goal. All data is encrypted and stored encrypted on Faraday Finder's servers. The public profile is customizable by the lab's creator to ensure public visibility; however, the lab may be password protected. Faraday Finder is a job posting website for scientific research positions, thus allowing students all levels of education to find jobs. Faraday Finder also hosts equipment listings, facilitating the sharing of scientific equipment between labs. Faraday Finder also hosts scientific events, providing a platform for symposiums, conferences and smaller events hosted by individual laboratories. By decreasing the potential barrier for scientific collaboration, Faraday Finder serves as a mechanism for increasing the rate of scientific research as a whole.

Q. Can a university or industry register with Faraday Finder?

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Faraday Finder intends to conglomerate a vast number of research laboratories from university, public and industrial institutions. However, no university or institution pages currently exist; thus, no registration is needed at this time. Please, select department and institution while creating a laboratory or add a new department or institution at the bottom of the dropdown menu.