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I start a paper draft very early in the process. Sometimes it is started before even a single bit of data has been collected. It starts, often, with some literature that I am reading that starts to gel an idea. So I'll jot down the author/date and some words related to my thinking at the […]
from a Twitt: @drugmonkeyblog Actually PI #1 is passing around drafts of upcoming R01 renewal. So there's exposure, but not formal "training". — Kate Stafford (@kastacholamine) August 29, 2014 Let me explain something to you trainees. You are not undergraduate students anymore. You are not given a syllabus, quizzes and office-hour responses to "Is this […]
At Isis the Scientist blog: My perception is that graduate students and postdocs have a skewed view of what constitutes scientific productivity. It is very easy at that stage to feel “productive” by going to the lab and generating data because, typically, they feel confident in the experimental skills they’ve established by the time they’re […]
Cling fiercely to what you want to do with your life and what kind of person you want to be. View it through your expectations of yourself and your view of what constitutes a good person. Defend that against all comers.
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