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Vlogging, Experimentally: Developing Your Research Profile

So, I’ve had a go at doing a vlog following the developmental session I gave in December on Developing Your Research Profile. Interesting experiment and something I think I’ll continue to do over the next year, while reflecting on how I’m doing it and how to do it more performatively. 17 more words


Richard Feynman Letter to Koichi Mano on What Problems to Solve

A very important lesson for anyone – from grad students to academics –  in danger of forgetting the big picture and reasons for which they became interested in doing research and trying to solve problems. 605 more words

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What questions to ask in a journal club?

I have looked around and thought a bit about what type of questions one (especially students) ask in journal clubs and I came up with the following list. 196 more words


2016's Turn to Post-Truth Politics Threatens Grad Ed more than Neglected Attention to Grad Ed Practices

Who needs a doctoral education in the Trump era?  In Canada under our former, anti-intellectual, authoritarian Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, knowledge came under siege, government academics lost their jobs and their freedom of expression.  1,020 more words

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23 Research Things Cambridge

Students nowadays have a variety of tools available at their disposal that can make their life much easier. However, they are often not aware of such tools or of the extent to which they can help. 119 more words

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Long Days, Short Week.

This week flew by, but each day seemed to take forever. Odd, huh?

Monday September 26th:

Monday was maybe the nicest day of the week. I met with my group from my Decadence and the Modern class at the Gilchrist post-grad club. 963 more words