Tag Archives: advice

Bring on your questions! I’ll answer.

Some of my readers in ticklish academic dilemmas have emailed me with questions. I answer these questions, privately first, and sometimes I then address the topic with a general blog on it. I do this later and without giving any … Continue reading

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Are you willing to pay for advice for your NSF pre-proposal?

I got an email just now from Dave Stephens that he has a book for sale on Amazon on how to write an NSF preproposal. If you are willing to shell out $9.99 for the Kindle version, or $16.16 for … Continue reading

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A wise surgeon’s advice on how to approach a problem

They knew I was wide awake, having refused all but local anesthesia, but I like to think they forgot, what with my face all hidden under that paper tent. After all, at this outpatient orthopedic surgery ward declining the happy … Continue reading

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