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Day 22 - With sinking heart, I read...

It’s another short post today, around guilt and fear of failure.

Today, I had a flip through Ruth Herbert’s Everyday Music Listening, and although I was quite enjoying what I was reading, and it obviously slots into my… 255 more words

Research Focus: EBSCO Discovery Service

Looking for a simple and powerful research tool to jump start your papers? Try our college’s EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS).

EDS offers the ability to search the entirety of the college’s EBSCOhost collection — all from a single search location. 116 more words

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The seedy underbelly of science writing

Last week I wrote about how I had been investigating the possibility of doing some freelance science writing, as a way of earning a bit of extra cash while I sort out my career options.   1,256 more words

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In California, 95% of professor's donations goes to Democrats

From The College Fix.

Excerpt:

With midterm elections looming, an analysis of professors’ recent campaign contributions to California lawmakers found that about 95 percent of their donations went to Democratic politicians.

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App testing safe water wins at ChildApp Appathon | República

Original article: App testing safe water wins at ChildApp Appathon
Published on República on July 1, 2014

KATHMANDU, July 1: ChildApp Appathon, a three-day boot camp to develop child friendly apps, concluded on June 29 with the group ‘Engineering ADDA’ winning first place.

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Write like the wind (of conference papers)

Well, I’m off to another conference later this week.  I’ve written before about things to do and avoid at conferences but realised those were mostly about attending.   769 more words

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