I have been in my current position for nine years. I submitted plenty of research proposals before I came to MSU, but I have now established a long-ish record of proposal writing and grantsmanship at one institution. I did a quick search through our proposal database and figured out that I submitted, either as PIContinue reading “FUNDING: How many proposals should you submit?”
Tag Archives: CAREER ADVICE
Some Great Advice
I have always admired Robert Sternberg’s work, and was lucky enough to see him give a keynote at a conference. His research is amazing, but I think this advice to other academics is even better! http://chronicle.com/article/Career-Advice-From-an-Oldish/230335/
Where Should A DBER Scholar Publish?
A couple of years ago the question of where discipline-based education research (DBER) should be published came up in conversation, and I did an informal survey of DBER faculty at my institution to determine where they publish and what they read. In essence, which journals are part of their scholarly conversations? I compiled the listContinue reading “Where Should A DBER Scholar Publish?”
Citations and impact? Who says your research is valuable?
I cannot stress enough how much I DISLIKE the focus research universities place on journal impact factors and ISI citation counts. Both of these are really the work of one organization, Thomson Reuters. The Science Citation (and Social Science, etc) indexes offered a great service to researchers before web-based and open access publishing hit theContinue reading “Citations and impact? Who says your research is valuable?”