Ants and Social Science: Why Ants are awesome

When you are in the social science funding is always an issue. Let me correct this: When you do research funding is always an issue (who doesn’t want to have more money, regardless of your discipline or industry). But less funding is given to the social science as governments consider these fields to be less…

PhD Advisors are Humans

I once heard someone describe one of my supervisors to be mildly autistic. I don’t share that opinion (but sort of understand why that person made the comment). In any case, I’m still happily taken back when I see sign of him/her being human:

In case all research was for nothing…

In case all research was for nothing, I’m comforted with the knowledge that my oldest had fun “filling out” my survey (The survey is meant for adults working in a hospital). But I think her younger sister helped her this time, so I shouldn’t really trust those ‘self-reported’ answers. (She also loves when I draw…