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Pinnacle Research Award in Liver Disease

Funder: The American Association for the Study of Liver Disease

Due Date: December 1, 2017

Budget: $300,000


The Pinnacle Research Award in Liver Disease is a three-year basic science award that provides young scientists with support for their research to bridge the gap between completion of research training and attainment of status as an independent research scientist. 104 more words

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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