Tag Archives: Papers

When your research gets put on the backburner

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

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Advice when reading anything

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

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How to read THE LITERATURE

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

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Addicted to collecting papers

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

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Coming out of my hole

Wow, I suck at this whole blogging thing.  How long has it been? Months? Anyways, I have decided to come out of my hole to share what I’ve discovered recently.  While procrastinating running some experiments and reading some comments on … Continue reading

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