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Screw-ups? Me?

Since I last posted about my PhD I’ve been hard at work on my PhD project, understanding how my new algorithm works, how to control it, and how to get the best out of it. You’d think that because I … Continue reading

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How to Read a Paper

I may have mentioned here before that I don’t really hold my own skill at Physics in high regard. It may be that I’m good at it, but I don’t really know and moreover I don’t feel like it’s a … Continue reading

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Impactful – Part 3

This is the concluding part of my series on Impact Factors and their use as figures of merit for researchers. Starting with little more than one person’s insult and anger that researchers could be judged on one simplistic figure, I … Continue reading

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Impactful – Part 2

I left off last time with a promise of opinions, and today I shall not disappoint; I’m following on from my previous post by showing you the opinions of some established scientists that I talked to, and walking through how … Continue reading

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Impactful – Part 1

ab initio An interesting thing has been coming up a lot recently. Impact Factors [IF’s] – a thing I had been only dimly aware of previously – have been thrown somewhat into a public debate due to some interesting [not … Continue reading

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