“Oh, this quantity in the summary looks like the perfect thing I need for my project!” (Reads paper more carefully and gets lost in the mathematics.) “And…maybe this isn’t so useful.”
Don’t go at it alone because of the slight startup costs in gathering a team. Working with a great team is so rewarding.
Pro tip: To make it seem like you’ve read the whole thing, pick some random sentence deep in the paper and bring it up during your presentation.
Most papers would probably benefit from a dedicated “Caveats” section.
Note to self: “Powering through” the breaks results in negative ambition at the beginning of the new semester.
Included a fish specimen from the collection of Louis Agassiz!
I’m co-teaching a graduate course called Science Career Next Steps this semester. It’s a new course we’re piloting, and I’m thrilled to be leading a specific mindset and work-life-harmony thread of the course. I’m also coming to the course as someone who didn’t start in academia and only recently considered an academic career as a...
My heart breaks a little bit each time this happens.
Diving deep into one area your whole life can be very rewarding, but I think dipping into various fields can be great too!
In reality, the person would never return the model, because it gave the results they wanted anyway.