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Summer academics: Aug. 2-9

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Thanks to web detectives Valerie Dean O'Loughlin, Kevin Patton, and Pat Bowne

Academia

Grad teaching fellowships for women in STEM fields

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSefWL-eYLMA1HdZBlHjrN0UzlcSZ0wIisCrmBOsYCYcHDGTKg/viewform

Deadline: Aug. 31; website

Change in significance level?

https://sciencebasedmedicine.org/0-05-or-0-005-p-value-wars-continue/

Full, free article, links: Science-based med.

"White flight" from a college education?

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2017/07/31/new-data-point-white-working-class-skepticism-value-college

Complete, free report, links: Inside hi. ed.

Getting the job

Is that cover letter important? Yep

https://chroniclevitae.com/news/1870-it-s-the-cover-letter-stupid?cid=pm&utm_source=pm&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=e5922405865240ce9841b7bb056d9c78&elq=1dc9bf1d671d42f9adb2a95fde48f890&elqaid=15005&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=6362

Full, free essay, links: Vitae

Cracking the code of the job interview

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/anthropology-in-practice/using-emotional-intelligence-to-crack-the-job-interview-code/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20170803

Full, free item, refs.: Sci. Am.

Publishing

Should you publish in a lower level journal? Yep.

https://chroniclevitae.com/news/1874-the-professor-is-in-the-career-math-of-publishing?cid=pm&utm_source=pm&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=53be5d370fd24ccbaf1f088506d4ec98&elq=1f0c9de2e1b64ae4997fe009e5c029a1&elqaid=15067&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=6406

Full, free story, links: Vitae

M.S. in biomedical communications

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/sa-visual/beyond-medical-illustration/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20170804

Full, free essay, links: Sci. Am.

More open access journals

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/50027/title/Open-Access-On-the-Rise--Study/&utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TS_The-Scientist-Daily_2016&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=55018669&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9JnkXzxA9C1efQqgLqjdUaeLUSwI3LPro3WN2QORXk1GMGvtVrah97dhx0mg2YJBH-HKdlXxya_CEsVAMcjaZcmuNnEQ&_hsmi=55018669

Complete, free report, links: Scientist

 

 

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