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Reading while Dissertating

Obviously, reading is intimately connected with research. The process of creating a dissertation necessitates forging a relationship with researchers who’ve trod on the same ground before, years before, in other directions, and with different guiding principles. Understanding the conversation, through reading the work of … Continue reading

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Striped Hyenas, Taxidermy, and Science

I don’t often contribute to crowdsourced fundraising, but I did last night. I gave some of my graduate student stipend to the IndieGogo campaign to help The Brain Scoop and The Field Museum build a new diorama–striped hyenas. Why this … Continue reading

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