Monthly Archives: July 2010

I Declare!

It seems that everywhere I turn I hear more about the desperate job situation for those wanting to pursue a career in academia. I’ve read more than a few recent articles and blog posts discussing the postdoc plight, namely that … Continue reading

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Canada Joins the Fight

In a little update to my “Apparently Nature Doesn’t Nurture” post, it would seem that Canada has joined the fight against journal subscription fee increases. The University of PEI has locked horns with Web of Science over a proposed 120% … Continue reading

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I Like Those Odds…

I’ve been thinking lately….it is rare that a paper comes along that truly captures my interest and has the potential for direct impact on my life. Oh sure there’s the occasional creation of synthetic life blurb or a cute little … Continue reading

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