Only a few from last week, but they’re too good not to mention: 1) I’m so glad someone collected the evidence to show that most ecology grad students feel ill-prepared in mathematics and statistics for their graduate studies. We can … Continue reading
No weekly reading update this week. I’ll be back online next week.
1) In last week’s reading update, I mentioned the NAS conference on public trust in science that just took place. Kirk Englehardt, one of the attendees, blogged about one conversation at the conference that he found valuable: How Science Reporters … Continue reading
1) Research: Africa’s Fight for Equality, Nature News, Linda Nordling 2) Under the Sea, a Missing Link in the Evolution of Complex Cells, NY Times, Carl Zimmer 3) New method for monitoring global forest health using satellite data monitoring the faint glow of chlorophyll: Solar-Induced Chlorophyll … Continue reading
1) The controversy over the paper by Williams and Ceci on gender bias in academic hiring (or the lack thereof) that I mentioned last week and the week before continues: Science Careers published a detailed article on it, which reignited the controversy. A summary of … Continue reading