...just out of curiosity...are some suggesting that people, in
particular, women, should not be surgeons or pediatricians or line-persons
for an electric or cable company or members of First Response Teams in,
say, Ecology, or soldiers or on-call nurses, say, members of anesthetic
Well, I listened to the whole 45 or so minutes. It had its moments, to be
sure. But I also came away feeling that a lot of standard motherhood issues
were presumptively thrown out as just opinions, and that it largely ended up
as an audio mug-book for what are probably some very nice
Opportunities for graduate studies
I am looking for one student interested in Ph.D. studies and one student
interested in M.Sc. studies in community ecology and foraging ecology starting
in October 2012. The Ph.D. student must have a Master Degree prior to starting
studies. Full support
Please pass this along to any interested students or colleagues with
students planning to attend graduate school in the near future.
I am actively recruiting motivated graduate students (Ph.D. or outstanding
M.S. students) for my new laboratory in the Department of Biology at Baylor
1) Most people don't choose to work from 6am to 10pm; those decisions are
typically driven by economic necessity. Remember that not everyone may have
access to the same choices, education, opportunities, and benefits that, say, a
tenure-track professor or a federal employee has.
This all started with a query about how best to bring kids along on
It may be helpful to remind ourselves of our predecessors, to be able to
believe in our own capacities.
I love the story of Dorothea Lange, who had two kids and two step-kids.
Postdoctoral researcher position: Neurobiology, behavior and ecology
The laboratory of Professor Sean ODonnell, Departments of Biodiversity,
Earth Environmental Sciences (BEES) and Biology, Drexel University, seeks
to fill a postdoctoral researcher position starting September 1, 2012. The
A couple of notes to my post. :)
I made a silly assumption that readers would check out the link that David
originally posted, and I then re-posted. Without reading the article, my
paragraph is out of context. The article follows women and men with at
least a B.S. in mathematics, and found that a
To clarify: my statement about conflating women academics with the working poor
was not in response to Sarah's post, which came after mine, but in response to
Karen Golinski's criticism of people working long hours being poor parents.
I made the point in my post that people forced to work
The Nature Conservancy is seeking an Aquatic Invasive Species Research Fellow
to provide support to their Great Lakes Project. For further information, or to
REMINDER: Application Deadline: May 1, 2012.
The Ecological Society of America (ESA) announces the availability of ten
(10) travel awards of $500 each to students presenting papers at ESA's
2012 Annual Meeting in Portland, OR. These awards are sponsored by the
I am announcing (again) a field course I will be teaching in Panamá, in
Bocas del Toro, this July-August. Please check out our web pages:
It will be a fun mixture of methods and theory to get at some ideas of
If anyone has any experience with using infrared laser thermometers to
measure leaf temperature, I would welcome recommendations for the best and
most accurate thermometers.
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