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Ramanujan number, Wikipedia, decolonise science 

Anyone else dislike being really good at something specific?

I’m really good at proof-reading.

I hate that I am.

It means I get asked to proof-read documents before we send them for printing, when my primary skill (and interest) is science writing.

Versatility at work comes at a price.

Ramanujan number, Wikipedia, decolonise science 

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Ramanujan number, Wikipedia, decolonise science 

Personal Wiki, ADHD, forgetfulness 

Postdoc job advert, citizen science, Paris 

Strong language; Academic exploitation 

Deficit model, science communication 

Deficit model, science communication 

Recommendations for the March 2020 #JournalClub 

I’m rather enjoying re-reading “Science in society: re-evaluating the deficit model of public attitudes” (Sturgis and Allum, 2004, doi.org/10.1177/09636625040426 – not :OpenAccess:, probably available on :scihub: if you’re interested), but their choice of archaic/uncommon vocabulary makes me reach for the iPad’s built-in dictionary more than once. Examples include:

➡️ concomitantly
➡️ coterminous
➡️ procrustean
➡️ incommensurable

I’m happy to expand my vocabulary but frustrated at the same time!

Unrelated: Caved in following positive comments from @bgcarlisle and ordered a reMarkable tablet. Now waiting impatiently for it to arrive.

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#JournalClub 2020 February 

Devilish typo 

PhD chat (+), thesis, R Markdown 

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