Category Archives: Academia

Zotero and Citation Managing

Like many paper-writing academic types, I typically employ a haphazard and ill-planned technique for reference-handling when writing papers. I have EndNote and BibTeX, and I have used them both at times, but I really have never been entirely satisfied. I … Continue reading

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Anyone have a spare Andy Goldsworthy?

I’ve been a definite blogging rut lately, more than a rut really, more like a chasm, thalweg, canyon, trench, graben……..the list goes on. The trouble is that I have some ideas, but I am still unsure of the direction of … Continue reading

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Academic Job in Geology article at the Chronicle of Higher Education

Just wanted to bring attention to an article I read today in the Chronicle of Higher Education written by a post-doc in the geosciences. S/he (it is anonymous) has had a very successful run as a post-doc both from a … Continue reading

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The Tenure Itch

I’ve had two really interesting discussions in the past week with friends from grad school; first, it was a visit from ..Or Something and his girlfriend Dr. Friday Glasses, and then last night on the phone with a friend we … Continue reading

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