I will never not be amused by the fact that the time spent writing grant applications in aggregate far exceeds the time actually funded by said grants
What are the ancillary skills developed and exercised during the process of grant writing? What do you learn that you wouldn't otherwise? What incidental insights do you bump into?
@Sargoth I suspect this says something about our society's level of dedication to the search for truth.
@woozle ever increasing competition for ever decreasing amounts of funding
@Sargoth This phenomenon is widely seen in other areas of nature, including the job market and public transportation.
@Sargoth lying, lying, and lying
@Sargoth I have long ceased to be amused by this.
Scholar Social is a microblogging platform for researchers, grad students, librarians, archivists, undergrads, academically inclined high schoolers, educators of all levels, journal editors, research assistants, professors, administrators—anyone involved in academia who is willing to engage with others respectfully.