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Science and teaching: Sept. 25-Oct. 2

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, September 25, 2014
Updated: Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Science and teaching: Sept. 25-Oct. 2

Thanks to 'net detectives Pat Bowne, Keely Cassidy, and Henriette Evans

Important announcements for everyone

Evidence-based Undergraduate STEM Teaching courses

https://www.coursera.org/courses?cats=biology

Various deadlines, free

Perceptions of Human Embryology

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/StudentEmbryologyBeginning

Faculty: complete survey by Oct. 8 please

Students

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/StudentEmbryologyEnd

How is the BRAIN Initiative going?

http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=132882&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click

Press release from NSF

Volunteer to help in the Ebola outbreak in West Africa!

http://sherwood-astmh.informz.net/InformzDataService/OnlineVersion/Public?mailingInstanceId=4272723

Notice from Am. Soc. Trop. Med. Hygeine

Publication woes

Dubious research? Straightening it out

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/41056/title/Setting-the-Record-Straight/

Complete, free article, linked citations from The Scientist

Importance of publishing less dramatic papers

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/19/upshot/to-get-more-out-of-science-show-the-rejected-research.html?abt=0002&abg=1&_r=0

Full, free blog, links from The Upshot

Failed experiment: not so much

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/18/major-science-breakthrough_n_5840036.html

Full, free blog from Huffington Post

Research bias issues

Ethnic and racial groups missing as research subjects

http://www.nature.com/news/medical-research-missing-patients-1.15909

Full, free comment, graphic, linked citations from Nature

NIH funding for gender bias in research subjects

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/41089/title/NIH-Funds-to-Tackle-Sex-Bias-in-Research/

Complete, free report, links from The Scientist

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