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Do we still need science journals? What are the functions of science journals anyway?

In my latest Pacific Standard column, I write about Nature Publishing Group’s new read-only access policy, allowing subscribers and select media outlets to share links that tunnel through the paywall. 456 more words

Follies Of The Human Condition

My PhD will last... how long??

As someone who has just completed the PhD process, I can say I really relate to this piece.  From Science Careers, a thoughtful analysis on the PhD timeline… or rather, the indefinite length of the timeline. 393 more words


Same problem, different day #PostDocStruggle

Summarized in Science Careers, a new report on the postdoctoral training system covers familiar ground.  As we’ve mentioned before (here), the current set-up for training postdocs is incredibly flawed.   547 more words


The Women in Science and Engineering Card Game Grant: For your reading pleasure.

This amazing image by Ben Marriot

So, a couple of weeks ago, I tweeted the fact that my lab managed to secure some funding from… 1,703 more words


Dr. Sledge Rants About Passions

I gave a talk about “research careers outside of academia” a few months back. It turned out to be more Q&A than talk, but that’s OK with me. 384 more words