Archive for the ‘Advice’ Category

Upping your theory game by Samuel M. Scheiner

Posted by: cjlortie on November 12, 2013

Synthesis in ecology

Posted by: chrislortie on July 3, 2013

How good isn’t a reject?

Posted by: oikosasa on November 15, 2012

Evolution 2012: facilitated networking

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on July 3, 2012

Evolution 2012: use the scheduling app

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on July 1, 2012

Advice: how to prep for, and attend, a conference

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on June 29, 2012

Advice: where to eat and drink at Evolution 2012

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on June 12, 2012

How to attend big conferences: have a focus

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on June 12, 2012

Against live-tweeting talks (UPDATEDx2)

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on June 11, 2012

Advice: free e-book of presentation tips from Zen Faulkes

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on June 9, 2012

Advice: on the perils of “established” methods

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on June 6, 2012

Journal versus publisher webpages

Posted by: cjlortie on June 4, 2012

Advice: how to collaborate

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on June 1, 2012

Advice for thesis writers

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on May 29, 2012

Advice: 20 different stability concepts

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on May 16, 2012

Advice: why network at conferences?

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on April 9, 2012

Advice: how to network at conferences (UPDATED)

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on April 4, 2012

From the archives: how I almost quit science

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on April 2, 2012

A note on comment moderation

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on March 12, 2012

Want to cite the Oikos Blog? Here’s how! (UPDATED)

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on February 14, 2012

Advice: how to choose a PhD program (UPDATED)

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on February 12, 2012

Advice: how to give a good presentation

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on February 2, 2012

On seeing the big picture

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on January 31, 2012

More on good lecturing

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on January 17, 2012

How do you read? How much do you read?

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on January 13, 2012

Advice: choose the right tool for the job

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on January 12, 2012

Are even the best lectures bad?

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on January 7, 2012

Advice: how to succeed in academia

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on January 5, 2012

Advice: how to write a successful NSF preliminary proposal

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on January 5, 2012

Advice: primer on alternative methods of model selection

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on December 17, 2011

Advice: what to wear to an academic job interview (UPDATED)

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on December 12, 2011

Advice: a “field guide” to bad questions, and bad questioners

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on December 7, 2011

Advice: how to do meta-analysis in ecology vs. medicine

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on December 7, 2011

Advice: choosing a research topic of lasting value

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on November 26, 2011

Advice: how to interview for a faculty position

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on November 24, 2011

Advice: on protecting grad students from their own optimism

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on November 22, 2011

On rhetoric in scientific writing

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on November 8, 2011

Advice: weak studies of short-term dynamics

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on September 16, 2011

Interview: ecologist Jean Burns

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on September 12, 2011

Inductive vs. deductive research

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on September 2, 2011

On answering tough questions

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on August 16, 2011

On asking tough questions

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on August 14, 2011

Blogging the ESA: Talks to see on Friday

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on August 7, 2011

Blogging the ESA: Talks to see on Thursday

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on August 7, 2011

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