Monthly Archives: May 2011

I Heart Ebola.

For those of you who know me, you probably know that my favourite virus is Ebola. It’s actually the whole reason that I got into microbiology and virology in the first place! Waaaaaaay back when I was but a wee … Continue reading

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I’ll teach you in a minute….

A new study outlined in Science¬†finds that postdocs can be trained to be more effective than traditional lecturers at teaching course material. For 1 week of a course a class was split in half to test the effectiveness of the … Continue reading

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Big Love for Big Science?

With continued federal funding woes many researchers are forming science collectives to get their projects funded with collaborations that can involve huge numbers of scientists across disciplines.¬†A recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education touts some of the benefits … Continue reading

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