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Amy Brown handles communication and scheduling for Software Carpentry. The post title alludes to the goals of Software Carpentry, a volunteer organization whose members teach basic software skills to researchers in science, engineering, and medicine. It’s a great organization, and … Continue reading
In this line of work, we have all encountered tasks that are tedious, time consuming, and repetitive. (Or if not, maybe give it a bit more time.) When confronted with these situations, people tend to fall into one of two … Continue reading
As you may have noticed. But I did take a lot of nice photos, anyway. More thoughts on Evolution 2013 forthcoming. It was a great meeting!
For those of you who find yourselves in Kelowna, British Columbia this week, you are hopefully enjoying yourself at the annual Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution (CSEE) meeting!
I just finished my registration for Evolution 2013, the joint annual meeting of theAmerican Society of Naturalists, Society of Systematic Biologists, and the Society for the Study of Evolution. This year it’ll run from the 21st to the 26th of June, at the … Continue reading
Molecular Ecology Notes published its first issue back in March 2001 – an issue containing a brief editorial, four technical notes, and 35 primer notes. The latter, brief papers describing new primer pairs useful for studying natural populations, have been … Continue reading
Anyone who’s hung around the blogosphere long enough is familiar with the “View From Your Window” feature at Andrew Sullivan’s blog, in which readers send in photos of, well, exactly what it says on the tin. The result is a … Continue reading
A healthy peer review system is essential for the integrity of science, but the anonymity of the process means that good reviewers seldom get recognition from the broader community. This is particularly a problem for junior researchers trying to get … Continue reading