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64 - Mind the Gap

1/15/2018
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Elizabeth and Roger discuss the common mismatch between what you are actually working on and what you would like to be working on, and how to know if you should get out. Show notes: Submit to the Effort Report Impact Score: http://theeffortreport.com/2017/06/08/score/ 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: 00:55:05


63 - Revising and Resubmitting a Grant

12/18/2017
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Elizabeth and Roger talk about strategies for revising and resubmitting grants. Show notes: Doing Skype Interviews: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/careers/management/tips-to-improve-your-chances-of-success-in-a-skype-interview/article37049258/ 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: 01:04:18


62 - Reinventing Yourself

12/11/2017
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Elizabeth and Roger talk about career changes and how they offer an opportunity to reinvent your (professional) self. Show notes: Jeff Leek's blog post on reproducibility: https://simplystatistics.org/2017/11/21/rr-sress/ Effort Report Stickers: https://www.stickermule.com/marketplace/17852-the-effort-report-podcast Submit to the Effort Report Impact Score: http://theeffortreport.com/2017/06/08/score/ Roger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdpeng Elizabeth on Twitter:...

Duration: 01:07:52


61 - Stagnation and Herd Mentality

11/27/2017
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Elizabeth and Roger talk about the forces that can promote creative stagnation and herd mentality and how to determine when you have a “publication unit.” Show notes: Thinking like a statistician: the importance of investigator-initiated grants - https://simplystatistics.org/2015/12/01/thinking-like-a-statistician-fund-more-investigator-initiated-grants/ Submit to the Effort Report Impact Score: http://theeffortreport.com/2017/06/08/score/ Effort Report Stickers: ...

Duration: 00:59:20


60 - Special Co-Host Liz Stuart

11/20/2017
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Liz Stuart joins the podcast to talk with Roger about preparing for talks and parceling out ideas into papers. Show Notes: Liz Stuart on Twitter: https://twitter.com/lizstuartdc 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: 00:53:52


59 - The Messy Execution of Research Reproducibility

11/13/2017
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Elizabeth and Roger discuss how scientific criticism plays out in the modern day. Show Notes: New York Times piece on Amy Cuddy: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/18/magazine/when-the-revolution-came-for-amy-cuddy.html?_r=0 Slate piece about the New York Times piece http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2017/10/criticizing_a_scientist_s_work_isn_t_bullying.html New York Magazine piece from spring ...

Duration: 01:21:09


58 - Prizes and the History of Academic Medicine

10/30/2017
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Elizabeth and Roger talk about the role of prizes in science and how the history of academic medicine has shaped the phenotype of the academic physician. Show notes: History of academic medicine: http://thehealthcareblog.com/blog/2015/03/13/academic-medicine-survival-guide/ 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: 01:02:16


57 - Not All Scientific Writing is the Same

10/16/2017
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Elizabeth and Roger discuss the value of preprints and how grant writing is different from writing papers. Also an all new Lessons from Space! 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:...

Duration: 01:06:19


56 - Author Order on Papers and Book Club

10/9/2017
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Elizabeth and Roger discuss revising how authors are presented on papers and Roger initiates a new book club segment. Show notes: Devang Mehta on author order: https://medium.com/@devang/science-first-scientists-later-6419cbc4ac9b 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: 01:06:10


55 - P-value Thresholds and Establishing Independence

9/25/2017
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Elizabeth and Roger talk about the latest controversy over p-value thresholds and establishing an independent professional reputation. Show Notes: Ethan Weiss Twitter thread: https://twitter.com/ethanjweiss/status/909884793747206144 Stephen Piccolo blog post: https://awkwardacademic.wordpress.com/2017/09/19/is-data-sharing-really-that-difficult/ Submit to the Effort Report Impact Score: http://theeffortreport.com/2017/06/08/score/ Effort Report Stickers: ...

Duration: 01:17:49


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


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

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