This is where we’ll periodically post ideas and opinions that are vaguely related to my research, or to science in general.
Advice for prospective international students
Some general advice for international grad students interested in working in this – or another – lab: advice for international students
How to make a great poster
Slides from a session led by Emily, Meagan and Elizabeth on how to make a conference poster that will attract attention. howtocreateagreatacademicposter
How to write a paper that will get published and cited
Slides from the AM session (led by Lenore Fahrig) of a workshop she and I do on writing/publishing a paper. Lots of great information here! lenore-fahrig-how-to-write-a-paper
Navigating the publication process
Slides from the afternoon session (led by me) of a workshop Lenore Fahrig and I do on writing/publishing a paper joe-bennett-navigating-the-publication-process
How to make the most of conferences
My co-supervised PhD student Tal Polak on how to help make connections at conferences – by volunteering: Help others, and help your career.
Benefits of flagship species
Adding up the invasion debt
Surviving your PhD – by Kiran Dhanjal-Adams
I really liked this guide written by Kiran (from our research group) on how to survive your PhD.
Species numbers versus phylogenetic diversity