November 5, 2018

A few weeks ago, I attended my Canadian citizenship ceremony. Applying for citizenship, learning the history and attending the ceremony, it was all a truly fascinating experience from so many different perspectives.

This blog seems particularly relevant at a time when T...

August 21, 2017

As a postdoc/grad student/ECR, have you ever wished that you could work from home on a regular basis? You have probably done this a few times, or perhaps you do it a couple of days a week. Do you find you get more done? It seems great, right? Many non-academic business...

June 7, 2017

In 2011 I was in a bad position. My ‘guaranteed’ five-year position fell short when yet another CO2 tank failed on a FACE (climate change) experiment, requiring more unforeseen major repairs. Inevitably chewing through much of the funding that had been awarded. I decid...

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