Monthly Archives: June 2011

What are PhDs for anyway?

A few weeks ago Nature published a piece, which asked “The world is producing more PhDs than ever before. Is it time to stop?”. A couple of weeks later the Royal Institution in London arranged a panel discussion about careers … Continue reading

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Species Distribution Modeling Software Survey

Those of you who work with species distribution models might want to take this survey about the software we used to do the modelling. The ecologists at Microsoft Research in Cambridge want to know. The survey closes on July 1st, … Continue reading

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Today is Hug a Climate Scientist Day!

As declared by First Dog on the Moon: I’m not a climate scientist, but will accept hugs anyway. For reasons to weird to comprehend, there are climate scientists along the same corridor as my office, so I might leap out … Continue reading

Posted in Silliness | 5 Comments