Monthly Archives: November 2012

The circle of (academic) life

Don’t worry, there’s not going to be any lions getting trampled. Though it would be nice to have a group sing-song and coordinated dance number.

Mother and baby bird, my fire escape, Richmond, VA, 2011

I thought the title of this might be “the passing down of academic wisdom”, but that sounds a little high-faluting… What I actually am going to write about is a couple of data-related things that I learnt from my PhD supervisor that have stuck with me, and on occasion I am now starting to be able to pass them on to other students who are earlier in their academic careers. This gives me a warm fuzzy feeling.

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