Monthly Archives: September 2013

New blogsite

Greetings readers, followers and casual viewers, This site will now be moving as will all matters relating to my research, blogging, etc. to the following url: http://www.biometricstate.com Look forward to seeing and hearing you there! Best Ben

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Time Management Tactics for Academics

Originally posted on How to Do Great Research:
A distinguishing feature of a research career—particularly in academia—is the unstructured nature of the job.  Graduate students, research scientists, professors, and postdocs are generally masters of their own time.  Although this autonomy…

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The Meh List: First Annual College Edition

Here’s something well worth a look and a laugh from the Sunday edition of the NYT Magazine: The Meh List: First Annual College Edition By MARK LEIBOVICH 1. Peer workshops 2. Johnny Manziel 3. Brown 4. “That was during my lesbian … Continue reading

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Image wars

Originally posted on geographical imaginations:
I’m still putting together the programme for my graduate course this term (I’ll post the full outline under the TEACHING tab as soon as it’s ready), and I plan to spend some time on what…

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The Adverb is Not Your Friend: Stephen King on Simplicity of Style As the University term begins, these tidbits about writing deserve attention! Adverbs and adjectives together help pave the road to hell for many a student term paper. 

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