Playlist: Professional Development

Episode 19: Live from The Rusty — Irish Storytelling & Quantitative Limericks

Patrick and Greg celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Irish storytelling of some of their own epic academic fails, interspersed with a selection of quantitative limericks submitted by Quantitude listeners (as well as a few of their own). The final selections are read by a special guest (who, be warned in advance, is a bit grumpy). …

Episode 19: Live from The Rusty — Irish Storytelling & Quantitative Limericks Read More »

Episode 15: Academia and the Chamber of Secrets

Greg and Patrick embark on a free-ranging discussion of many of the things no one bothers to tell you when entering academia, some that were particularly (and often pleasantly) surprising. They also talk about learning to fly, parenting, Richard Russo, Bayesian personality, Craisins, just noticeable differences, crayon giraffes, academic mulligans, final_final_final drafts, dead birds, Britney …

Episode 15: Academia and the Chamber of Secrets Read More »

Episode 11: Grants — Recommendations for Applicants (Disc 2)

In Part 2 of a two-part series, Greg and Patrick draw on their experiences with the National Institutes of Health and the Institute of Education Sciences (as grant PI/co-PI, reviewer, panelist, and panel chair) to offer recommendations for those planning to seek funding for their own research projects. They also talk about a thousand monkeys, …

Episode 11: Grants — Recommendations for Applicants (Disc 2) Read More »

Episode 7: Talking to Strangers… About Quantitative Methodology

In this episode, Patrick and Greg respond to a call-in question from Alexis, asking about how one describes to another human being what a quantitative methodologist actually is, leading to a broader discussion about how one makes unique contributions to the sciences from a methodological framework. In addition to talking about quantitative methodology as a …

Episode 7: Talking to Strangers… About Quantitative Methodology Read More »

Episode 4: Advice for Grad Students — Our 2 Cents (Exact Value!)

In this episode of Quantitude, Patrick and Greg draw on their 50+ years of combined experience to offer what is clearly questionable advice for graduate students. They begin with a discussion of a recent survey of the best and worst ranked jobs possible (spoiler alert: don’t be a taxi-driving logger on your newspaper reporter beat). …

Episode 4: Advice for Grad Students — Our 2 Cents (Exact Value!) Read More »

15585

join our
email list

Scroll to Top