This is the second installment in the Collected Wisdom on Job Talks series. The first 1) Provide a narrative: the art of clarity and mystery Start big – Good talks begin with a topic that everyone in the audience can understand and relate to. The goal of the first few slides should be to capture […]
You spend years building a CV good enough to get yourself an interview at a major academic institution. Once you get the interview, its time to put the CV away and focus on the seminar. Its just you, the group you are attempting to impress, and the other finalist for the same job. Everyone in […]
The corridor project is currently involved in establishing one of its most ambitious projects ever. We are attempting to experimentally determine the impact of fragmentation and connectivity on the dispersal of many organisms, using 15N sprayed on plants as a neutral marker and over 4000 seed traps to capture seeds dispersing from out central patches. […]
If you don’t know about the Natural History Section of ESA, come to Portland, sign up, and get involved. Lots going on with this new section, and with the first set of official officers, this section is finally poised to be the primary advocate for Natural History within The Ecological Society of America. And there […]
For the past five years, I have been investing more and more of my research time into questions and systems that I think interface well with other disciplines and with my perception of what our society is looking for in terms of conservation solutions. This has been slow work. Lots of learning. It turns out […]
From the new Puget Sound iNaturalist project with 500+ taxa observed, to natural history pages for UW campus done for and by students, I am having a blast exploring new tools in natural history education, and exploring new ways to understand our non-human neighbors. We got a great photo write-up by Chimera Singer called Northwest […]
check out the video below. EBL is working to promote crowd-sourced funding and explore the importance of birds to chili peppers: Snakes birds and chilies on Rockethub!