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Richard Feynman Letter to Koichi Mano on What Problems to Solve

A very important lesson for anyone – from grad students to academics –  who tries to solve unsolved, often challenging, problems and the danger of forgetting the big picture and reason for doing research and trying to solve problem. 606 more words

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


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

Pauline James

Occupation: retired education educator
Born: Newark, England, June 15, 1943
BSc with hons. in Chemistry, University of Sheffield, 1961—1964
BEd, University of Queensland, 1971—1972… 281 more words


Register Now for ACRP Classroom Certification Prep Course, July 23, 2016

Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) Classroom Certification Prep Course

Sponsored by the Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC)

The Weill Cornell Clinical and Translational Science Center… 254 more words

Weill Cornell CTSC

Going alternative

2015 felt like the year I lost my friends. They left academia for a more desirable alternative. Some were frustrated with the insatiable demands of academia to relocate your life every 2-3 years to another country, others were discouraged by the lack of clear career pathways and opportunities, others were saddened by the deep loneliness of academic work or excluded by a workplace culture lacking in diversity. 537 more words