Monthly Archives: June 2013
Once again, since my TAing has ramped up for the summer, I am buried in a pile of grading. I’ve noticed that I’ve started to prioritize my teaching (read: grading) over other things, such as reading papers, figuring out what … Continue reading
When listening to lectures about the history of biology or evolution, I can’t help feeling sad for Wallace. He always seems to be completely forgotten or quickly stated as an afterthought.
This is the best advice I’ve seen when reading a paper (or really anything non-fiction): “Assume that everything you read is bullshit until the author manages to convince you that it isn’t. If you do not understand something, don’t feel … Continue reading
As I’m sitting here, on a beautiful sunny Saturday (which is pretty rare here), I am running my experiment and wondering, why am I here? Not in a big picture, philosophical why am I doing research why am I here, … Continue reading
Since discovering Mendelay, I’ve had more motivation to read papers. At least I did until I started TAing again. But let’s assume that I’ll still make time to read papers. When I open up Mendelay to read, I’m not exactly … Continue reading
My name is Elizabeth and I may be addicted to collecting papers. Seriously, I spend more time finding/downloading papers that I do reading them. I think part of the reason I do this is because I’m still narrowing my research … Continue reading