Supervisors don’t just train you in techniques, to a degree they impart their ideology as well. Continue reading
Month: May 2018
Check the technique (a short guide to critical reading of scientific papers)
Artwork by Oliver Hoeller.
In the latest “How to…” guide, TIR offers a few tips and recommendations on the critical evaluation of scientific papers. Continue reading
EMBOlism no.1 – science and anarchy
Our first contribution to EMBO Reports is now available online. Is science an example of a functioning anarchy?
You can read it HERE.
Branching out (TIR on Twitter)
As of today, TIR is now active on Twitter (as @TIRscienceblog)…
Obviously we are a little late joining this particular party, and TIR writer Brooke Morriswood has some reservations about social media in general (see HERE for why he stopped posting personal material to Facebook), so this is something of an experiment.
Bear with us while we find our feet, and let’s see how things branch out. Any recommendations and advice much appreciated…
From broad brushstrokes to fine detail
A scientific field’s progression to maturity mirrors the production of an oil painting. Continue reading
Hat tip: let’s hear it for the good guys
A team of good guys band together to take on a rampaging behemoth. Continue reading