Not many links this week! Just two: most Americans support increased funding for research once they realize how little we spend on it, and an upcoming one day celebration of science and scientists.
Also this week: the pros and cons of axing the DDIG program, NIH vs. shopkeeper science, and more.
Also this week:
Charles Darwin Leon Megginson vs. failed Spanish bank, what’s wrong with null models in ecology, the formula for a high-quality paper, NSF BIO directorate cancels their DDIG program, math vs. publicity, Mr. Rogers’ neighborhood R package, rejection letter etiquette, gender as art, and more.
Also this week: overhead vs. grants, wear your
heart Hegel on your sleeve(less dress), the joy of fishy math proofs, “it’s the real numbers, but multiplied,” and more.
Also this week: igniting the ESA meeting, improving retention of female students in male-dominated fields, scientific aliases, 3D printed mouse penises, stupid things we refuse to link to, and more.
Also this week: the scholarly literature as a mud moat, people named Neil vs. imposter syndrome, Joe Felsenstein was way ahead of you, compression algorithms vs. pop lyrics, induction vs. deduction vs. abduction, game theory vs. grade inflation, how to interview for a British PhD position, and MOAR.
Also this week: a postdoc-to-faculty transition quantified, sexual assault in the field, postdocing as a new mom, academia vs. the tech industry, swim desk, and more. Including a rare link from Brian!
Also this week: “Get respect for your ideas and blazer choices”, historical context for the March For Science, and more.