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54 - Moon Shots, Diversifying Your Portfolio, and Data Sharing

9/17/2017
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Elizabeth and Roger talk about what moon shots are really about, if and how to diversify your professional funding portfolio, and data collectors and “data parasites". Show Notes: Submit to the Effort Report Impact Score: http://theeffortreport.com/2017/06/08/score/ Effort Report Stickers: https://www.stickermule.com/marketplace/17852-the-effort-report-podcast Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Elizabeth on Twitter: https://twitter.com/elizabethmatsui Effort Report on...

Duration: 01:13:19


53 - Career Planning and Academic Metrics Showdown

9/11/2017
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Elizabeth and Roger go head-to-head in a contest of academic metrics and also talk about career planning. Show Notes: Researchers FOIAing grants: https://www.buzzfeed.com/teresalcarey/when-scientists-foia?utm_term=.lvLwnoLOR#.hk0jmlRAv Submit to the Effort Report Impact Score: http://theeffortreport.com/2017/06/08/score/ Effort Report Stickers: https://www.stickermule.com/marketplace/17852-the-effort-report-podcast Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Elizabeth on Twitter:...

Duration: 01:08:29


52 - Feeling Under Attack and the Academic Metrics Draft

9/4/2017
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Elizabeth and Roger discuss being under attack (especially on the Internet) and set the stage for the first ever academic metrics draft. Show Notes: Chris Kraft lecture: https://youtu.be/Fo8v7juSgRw Jeff Leek's post on getting crushed on the Internet: https://simplystatistics.org/2015/11/16/so-you-are-getting-crushed-on-the-internet-the-new-normal-for-academics/ Academic Metrics List: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1jeN_a15lwdGnkhxsUHOc5KVysxpuXbtdq7tNQDn1IWI/edit Submit to the...

Duration: 01:09:42


51 - Teaching Writing

8/28/2017
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Elizabeth and Roger talk about their experiences teaching writing and the type of person who might feel most at home in an academic environment. Show Notes: Essentials of Writing Biomedical Research Papers by M. Zeiger: https://www.amazon.com/Essentials-Writing-Biomedical-Research-Medicine/dp/0071345442 Submit to the Effort Report Impact Score: http://theeffortreport.com/2017/06/08/score/ Effort Report Stickers: ...

Duration: 01:03:13


50 - It's a Small World After All

8/21/2017
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Elizabeth and Roger talk about how small our respective scientific communities are and the implications across a career and the really hard work of translating scientific evidence into practice or policy. Show Notes: Submit to the Effort Report Impact Score: http://theeffortreport.com/2017/06/08/score/ Effort Report Stickers: https://www.stickermule.com/marketplace/17852-the-effort-report-podcast Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Elizabeth on Twitter:...

Duration: 01:06:25


17 - The Personal Politics of Academia

8/14/2017
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Elizabeth and Roger talk about the (unexpectedly?) outsized influence of personalities on collaborations and careers. Show Notes: Submit to the Effort Report Impact Score: http://theeffortreport.com/2017/06/08/score/ Effort Report Stickers: https://www.stickermule.com/marketplace/17852-the-effort-report-podcast Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Elizabeth on Twitter: https://twitter.com/elizabethmatsui Effort Report on Twitter: https://twitter.com/theeffortreport Get The...

Duration: 00:43:09


27 - The Specific Aims Page and the Power Structure of Academia

8/7/2017
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Elizabeth and Roger discuss strategies for writing the Specific Aims page of a grant and who really has power in academia are topics of discussion for this week's episode. Show notes: Elizabeth Grant A Elizabeth Grant B Roger Grant A Roger Grant B Submit to the Effort Report Impact Score: http://theeffortreport.com/2017/06/08/score/ Effort Report Stickers: https://www.stickermule.com/marketplace/17852-the-effort-report-podcast Roger on Twitter:...

Duration: 01:02:14


49 - Debuting the Impact Score

7/31/2017
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Elizabeth and Roger debut The Effort Report’s new segment, the Impact Score, in which they review specific aims pages or project overviews from grants. Show Notes: Liangyuan Hu grant: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B678uTpUfn80bHBkMlVYSUV5ZFU Jake Portonova grant: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B678uTpUfn80aXM5U3NRQ3BfWjg Submit to the Effort Report Impact Score: http://theeffortreport.com/2017/06/08/score/ Effort Report Stickers: ...

Duration: 01:02:35


48 - The Academic Gas Pedal

7/24/2017
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Elizabeth and Roger discuss whether you should go with a light touch with your career or go "pedal to the metal". Also, follow up on sharing grants, administrative positions, pair writing, and email response times. Show Notes: Submit to the Effort Report Impact Score: http://theeffortreport.com/2017/06/08/score/ Effort Report Stickers: https://www.stickermule.com/marketplace/17852-the-effort-report-podcast Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Elizabeth on Twitter:...

Duration: 00:58:48


47 - Ignore the Job Description (A Case Study)

7/17/2017
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Elizabeth and Roger welcome Elizabeth Stuart, Professor in the Department of Mental Health at Johns Hopkins, to discuss ignoring the job description and making the job what you want it to be. Also they discuss working in a department that is different from your area of expertise. Show Notes: Submit to the Effort Report Impact Score: http://theeffortreport.com/2017/06/08/score/ Effort Report Stickers: https://www.stickermule.com/marketplace/17852-the-effort-report-podcast Roger on...

Duration: 00:59:43


46 - Collect Data First, Ask Questions Later

7/9/2017
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Elizabeth and Roger discuss the common pitfall of understanding the distinction between data collection and designing a study to answer a research question, and what they think makes a good slide. Show Notes: Submit to the Effort Report Impact Score: http://theeffortreport.com/2017/06/08/score/ How to Review a Paper: http://effortreport.libsyn.com/44-how-to-review-a-paper Effort Report Stickers: https://www.stickermule.com/marketplace/17852-the-effort-report-podcast Roger on Twitter:...

Duration: 01:04:19


45 - Departments and Media Relations

7/3/2017
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Elizabeth and Roger talk about why there are departments and interacting with the media. Show notes: Submit to the Effort Report Impact Score: http://theeffortreport.com/2017/06/08/score/ The Money Episode: http://effortreport.libsyn.com/4-the-money-episode Effort Report Stickers: https://www.stickermule.com/marketplace/17852-the-effort-report-podcast Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Elizabeth on Twitter: https://twitter.com/elizabethmatsui Effort Report on Twitter:...

Duration: 01:07:52


44 - How to Review a Paper

6/26/2017
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Elizabeth and Roger talk about reviewing papers submitted for publication. And Elizabeth wins the Weekly Grind. Show notes: Effort Report Stickers: https://www.stickermule.com/marketplace/17852-the-effort-report-podcast Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Elizabeth on Twitter: https://twitter.com/elizabethmatsui Effort Report on Twitter: https://twitter.com/theeffortreport Get The Art of Data Science: https://leanpub.com/artofdatascience Subscribe to the podcast on Apple...

Duration: 01:06:41


43 - Special Appearance on the Philip Guo Podcast

6/19/2017
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Roger makes a special appearance on Philip Guo's Podcast to talk about podcasting in academia and white boards. Show notes: Philip Guo's web site: http://pgbovine.net/index.html Effort Report Stickers: https://www.stickermule.com/marketplace/17852-the-effort-report-podcast Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Elizabeth on Twitter: https://twitter.com/elizabethmatsui Effort Report on Twitter: https://twitter.com/theeffortreport Get The Art of Data Science:...

Duration: 00:43:23


42 - Promotion Tracks: Upsides and Downsides

6/12/2017
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Elizabeth and Roger talk about the different types of “tracks” for faculty and variations in tracks across institutions. Show notes: Episode 40: http://effortreport.libsyn.com/40-indirect-costs Effort Report Stickers: https://www.stickermule.com/marketplace/17852-the-effort-report-podcast Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Elizabeth on Twitter: https://twitter.com/elizabethmatsui Effort Report on Twitter: https://twitter.com/theeffortreport Get The Art of Data Science:...

Duration: 00:57:10


41 - Fads in Academia and Leadership Styles

6/5/2017
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Elizabeth and Roger talk about the latest fads in academia and inspirational vs. operational leaders Show notes: Episode 23 with Al Sommer: http://effortreport.libsyn.com/23-special-guest-al-sommer Tyler Cowen indirect costs article https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-05-31/u-s-could-use-a-better-way-to-pay-for-science Effort Report Stickers: https://www.stickermule.com/marketplace/17852-the-effort-report-podcast Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Elizabeth on...

Duration: 01:01:00


40 - Indirect Costs

5/30/2017
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Elizabeth and Roger talk about indirect costs (e.g. IDC, F&A), what they are and some of the controversies about them. Show Notes: Episode 39 on knowing your role: http://effortreport.libsyn.com/39-knowing-your-role Trump Reportedly Considering New Cuts to Biomedical Research (article by Ed Yong): https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/05/trump-will-double-down-on-attempt-to-trim-the-nih-budget/527058/ Effort Report Stickers: ...

Duration: 00:44:01


39 - Knowing Your Role

5/22/2017
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Elizabeth and Roger talk about the range of roles a faculty member plays as a part of a research team and as a part of other types of activities we participate in. Episode 21 where we discuss the shadow mentor: http://effortreport.libsyn.com/21-the-mentee-mentor-relationship-its-complicated Effort Report Stickers: https://www.stickermule.com/marketplace/17852-the-effort-report-podcast Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Elizabeth on Twitter:...

Duration: 00:57:26


38 - The Risk-Reward Calculation

5/15/2017
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Elizabeth and Roger talk about calibrating the risk:reward ratio when deciding whether to do something and the role of communication tools. Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Elizabeth on Twitter: https://twitter.com/elizabethmatsui Effort Report on Twitter: https://twitter.com/theeffortreport Get The Art of Data Science: https://leanpub.com/artofdatascience Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes: https://pcr.apple.com/id1133375717 Subscribe to the podcast on Google Play: ...

Duration: 01:09:19


37 - Boundaries: Putting Them Up and Tearing Them Down

5/8/2017
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Elizabeth and Roger talk more about time management, including managing office interruptions, and getting comfortable sharing ideas. Show Notes: Episode 33 - After the Interview: http://effortreport.libsyn.com/33-after-the-interview Why academics need to focus on structuring their time: http://www.universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/career-advice-article/academics-need-focus-structuring-time/ Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Elizabeth on Twitter:...

Duration: 01:08:42

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