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The Sassy Scientist – The Secret Art Of Keeping Up-To-Date

The Sassy Scientist – The Secret Art Of Keeping Up-To-Date

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the impressive speed at which new science is published. How to keep up with all this is an art that few have mastered. Rami is looking for some pointers: Which are the must-follow journals to keep up to date with new geodynamic research? Dear Rami, Carefully checking the table of contents of freshly printed issues of your favourite journals is obviously the most mo ...[Read More]

The Sassy Scientist – When All Is Said And Done

The Sassy Scientist – When All Is Said And Done

Lena has just shown me her beautiful LaTeX thesis template, complete with chapter headings. Populating it with text and results isn’t so exciting so instead she is beginning to consider: How should I celebrate my PhD defence? Dear Lena, Once all the hard work of writing your thesis is done, you’re left with one task that may fall completely outside your experience – organising yo ...[Read More]

The Sassy Scientist – Empty Promises

The Sassy Scientist – Empty Promises

Hugo is trying to refute some hypothesis postulated by a rival research group, yet he is unable to actually unearth the factual evidence behind this claim. Frustrated by the lack of transparency, he groans: How is it possible that I come across unhelpful references in peer-reviewed papers? Dear Hugo, The publishers don’t care. Not really. As long as alumni jot down some names and an annum in brack ...[Read More]

The Sassy Scientist – Video Versatility

The Sassy Scientist – Video Versatility

Lis has been studying, investigating, deconvoluting, cross-correlating, referencing, inverting, plotting, database searching … and whatnot. With just a few synapses still firing at all cylinders and demonstrating an uninterrupted dispense of productivity, she wonders: Should I start my own (geodynamics…?) online video channel? Dear Lis, Why not? Everyone’s not working properly anyways in this day- ...[Read More]