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Last night I was browsing twitter and saw something that popped up in my timeline a few times. I won't link to the exact tweet because I've seen virtually the same on from a dozen different people, but the formula will be very recognizable: (My experience is THIS)+(Other people say THAT, which =/= my experience) […]
Folks, please go offer your support for Alan Townsend, who could use it right now.
There appears to be a new trend sweeping through the basic sciences. Basically the equation is simple: fewer grants means fewer Assistant prof awardees, thus fewer successful tenure cases. That is, UNLESS tenure is evaluated differently. I've been hearing more and more about biology departments taking a different tack with new PIs, given the current […]
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