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Good stuff: Sept. 17-13

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, September 17, 2015
Updated: Monday, October 5, 2015

Good stuff: Sept. 17-23

Thanks to 'net detective Gregory J. Crowther and Miranda Byse

Gender issues in academia

Men get bigger start-up packages

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/44026/title/Study--Men-Get-Bigger-Start-Up-Packages/

Short, free note, links from The Scientist

Fewer women in med. school prof. jobs

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/women-lag-men-in-medical-research-funds-and-faculty-posts/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150916

Complete, free report from Sci. Am.

Awards and activities

Thinking of an honorary award for someone?

https://www.fastlane.nsf.gov/honawards/?utm_source=AIBS+Master+List&utm_campaign=eefe1afff6-PPR_Sept_21_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_def270e561-eefe1afff6-171123534

Website from NSF, some deadlines are soon

Our practice

Mentor to the disabled

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/43796/title/Handicapable/

Full, free essay, links from The Scientist

One professor simplifies things

http://faculty.washington.edu/crowther/Teaching/BIOL241/2015_fall_Crowther_10th_Martini.pdf

Website, images

Unusual scholarship

Dubious doctorates from Stephan Colbert

http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/get-your-ph-d-without-the-hassle-thanks-to-stephen-colbert/104851?cid=pm&utm_source=pm&utm_medium=en

Free graphics of diplomas from Chron. Hi. Ed.

Winners of this year's Ig Nobel prizes

http://www.improbable.com/ig/winners/#ig2015?utm_source=WhatCountsEmail&utm_medium=Physician's%20First%20Watch+PFW%20with%20VALID%20Emails+PFW%20with%20VALID%20Emails&utm_campaign=PFW%20150921

Website, links

"...and the Golden Goose award this year goes to..."

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/44006/title/Golden-Goose-Awards-for-Unusual-Research/

Complete, free report, links from The Scientist

In the classroom

How to do lectures for large on-line classes

http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/prep-lectures-large-online/61087?cid=gn&utm_source=gn&utm_medium=en

Complete, free report from Chron. Hi. Ed.

Interactive is better with on-line courses

http://delivery.acm.org/10.1145/2730000/2724681/p111-koedinger.pdf?ip=74.43.62.112&id=2724681&acc=OA&key=A79D83B43E50B5B8%2ECB7204F45D9C4A75%2E4D4702B0C3E38B35%2EB0DA6BDBC96C38D3&CFID=546779570&CFTOKEN=74357357&__acm__=1442596961_0c160b8068b1eb8a31ec846e4956e077

Full, free pdf, graphics, references from ACM learning conference

Do you need to use stats in your teaching lab?

http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/teacher-guide-math-and-statistics?utm_source=BioInteractive+News&utm_campaign=38ae51aadf-BioInteractive_News_Vol_579_10_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_98b2f5c6ba-38ae51aadf-69325713

Free tutorials from HHMI

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