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Non-trivial sacrifices of the itinerant academic


Inspired by a conversation stemming from this Tweet . . . I thought I’d share a bit about the sacrifices we’ve made in support of my academic career. This is just a reality check for understanding’s and expectations’ sake, and … Continue reading

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Where to publish ornithology and wildlife ecology? The impact of impact factor.


Publications are the currency of scientists.  (Well, publications and extramural grants I suppose, but the two go hand-in-hand.) I am expected to be cranking out several papers in peer-reviewed journals each year, and each student’s research is geared toward the … Continue reading

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