Category Archives: funding

Simple Gantt charts in R with ggplot2 … and Microsoft Excel

making Gantt charts is a form of self-care — Colin J. Carlson (@ColinJCarlson) November 26, 2018 If you’ve ever had to explain how all the elements of a big, multi-part project come together, you’ve probably at least considered making something … Continue reading

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A Highlight of Molecular Ecology outside of Academia

I’ve recently made a career change. Actually, I’m not even sure whether to call it that, or the next step of a natural, if meandering progression of a scientist not on the academic career path. Even though I see more and … Continue reading

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Friday action item: An awful budget, now with detail

On Fridays while the current administration is in office we’re posting small, concrete things you can do to help make things better. Got a suggestion for an Action Item? E-mail us! There’s a detailed Federal budget proposal out this week, … Continue reading

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Friday Action Item: Cuts to funding even sooner than we thought

On Fridays while the current administration is in office we’re posting small, concrete things you can do to help make things better. Got a suggestion for an Action Item? E-mail us! You’re already all too familiar with the cuts to … Continue reading

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Friday Action Item: Tell Congress to protect environmental science funding

On Fridays while the current administration is in office we’re posting small, concrete things you can do to help make things better. Got a suggestion for an Action Item? E-mail us! In the last week, supporters of science have seen … Continue reading

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Have we got the power?

Sabrina Heiser wrote this post as a final project for Stacy Krueger-Hadfield’s Science Communication course at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Sabrina grew up in Germany, completed a BSc (Hons) in Marine Biology at Plymouth University (UK) and then lived … Continue reading

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Tuesday action item: Help thaw the EPA freeze

While the current administration is in office we’re posting small, concrete things you can do to help make things better, every Friday. (And, when it’s urgent, on other days too.) Got a suggestion for an Action Item? E-mail us! This … Continue reading

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The road ahead

It’s been almost two weeks since we woke up to the reality that Donald Trump — the failed casino mogul, the virtuoso tax-dodger, the reality-show star, the self-described serial sexual assailant, the Ku Klux Klan endorsee and darling of white … Continue reading

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Thanks!

Our crowdfunding campaign wrapped up last night at midnight, with a total of $1240 pledged by 24 supporters — enough to support the basic costs of the blog, and to tackle some of our more ambitious plans for the future, … Continue reading

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The current people and future content of TME

The crowdfunding campaign to support this blog has reached the first goal: maintaining the basic infrastructure that keeps the lights on. Woohoo! The next goal? Supporting the people who work hard to bring you interesting content. Who are we? We are researchers, … Continue reading

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