I often joke about harsh reviewer feedback. Why, I even made some memes about it here, here and here! But the real reason I make fun of the process, is that it’s the only way I have found to deal with something I feel somewhat uncomfortable about… It’s not surprising really. When you think about it, we have been brought up… Read More A note on rejection: #rejectionistherule
My attempt at a native Australian stingless bee: the Blue Banded Bee. If you are interested in Australian bees, you should absolutely check out my buddy Toby’s Bee Aware Brisbane website. It’s jam packed with useful information and stunning photography :)
It’s that time again – time to deal with reviewer comments. A little bit of cheering up is needed! Here are my favorite reviewer comments in meme based on Sh*tmyreviewerssay. Also check out part 1 and part 2. Enjoy! 1.I found the use of the evolutionary theory problematic. This is a highly contested theory and the authors did not… Read More 10 best reviewer comments in meme: part 3
A video overview of our research at the Fuller Lab on shorebird conservation. If you would like to read more about the subject, I have also written a blog post here.
Since discovering the R package ggplot2, I’ve never looked back. Though I will admit that much of the documentation is a headache, millions have shared their code online. I cannot recommend enough spending a little time getting to know how to use the package, as it will enable you in a few simple steps, to… Read More I heart ggplot2
Submitting a thesis is a strange thing. You start eating cereal for dinner, laughing at code and generally getting annoyed with people who breathe too loudly in your presence. Most importantly, you have to keep it together. I was very surprised to realise that many colleagues do not realise that comments such as “you look… Read More Surviving thesis submission
Getting papers rejected sucks. No one likes to have their publication dreams stabbed in the heart and pouring blood all over the place. However it happens more often than anyone likes to admit, and is nothing to be ashamed about. It’s a learning process, and not unlike coming to terms with a loss.
Triage has received a lot of media attention in the last year or so, with conservation triage in particular being compared to resigning “the living dead” to extinction.The debate which has been going on in the global conservation community, though important, has caused a somewhat un-necessary divide in the public eye. In a world where… Read More Conservation triage – what is it really about?
Originally posted on Jabberwocky Ecology:
Recently a bunch of folks in the biological sciences have started sharing their grant proposals openly. Their reasons for doing so are varied (see the links next to their names below), but part of the common justification is a general interest in opening up science so that all stages of…