Cape Cod does not appear on my CV. I study alpine plant ecology — my postdoc research is literally founded on carrying heavy things to high lakes — and the hooked peninsula of the Cape,
Publish-or-Perish in Context: New research in publication rates says publish more, but is that the best answer for science?
If you’ve worked around academics you are surely familiar with the phrase publish-or-perish, the idea that publication rate, above all else, is the key to advancement as an academic. Plenty of ink has certainly been
The above image is of the Anthropology Museum at Beloit College (creative commons license). Last week we covered some general results from a survey we ran here on the blog in late May. This
The above image is of Firestone Library at Princeton University (creative commons license). How do you spend the majority of your time as a tenured or tenure-track professor in the natural sciences? That was