Monthly Archives: September 2011

Conferencing to reignite academic fire

Nothing reignites academic fire like seeing old friends and colleagues at a conference. Arranging the trans-Atlantic trip was a logistic challenge – including the inevitable bout of stomach flu while preparing my talks – but it was worth it!  To … Continue reading

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No "Homer Simpson Effect" among high achievers

Life is crazy busy.  Talks to prepare, job applications to prepare, lab work to do, kids got stomach flu – whew! So just a short note referring you to a nice trio of letters examining how male and female scientists self-rate … Continue reading

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