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Grant Me Strength

One of my goals for this year is to apply for some grants: two for conference travel and one internal grant for research at least. My position has no explicit expectations for external funding, and even if a massive grant … Continue reading

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Fake It Till You Make It, Then Fake It Some More

I hope my previous column didn’t give the impression that this blog would be full of life-changing professional pro tips. I have, at best, two or three of those, and I already used the really good one. We’re starting our … Continue reading

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Plans Are Worthless, But…

I first heard about semester planning when I began my postdoc at the University of the Pacific. I couldn’t even parse the phrase then: one made plans for things that one had some control over, like a vacation, or to … Continue reading

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