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Letting Scientists Off the Leash - Olivia Judson Blog

Source: judson.blogs.ny Posted By: jw2000 3549 days ago

I thought I would start this blog by describing what life is like for a scientist at a modern research university, and the more general consequences for science and creativity.

I spend much of my time teaching, although only a small fraction of that is in the classroom. The majority of my teaching is with the graduate students and postdocs who have joined my group to learn hands-on science — the model to keep in mind is apprenticeship, like in a medieval guild. We work together to advance the....

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