It is this old nugget about self-presentation again. Whilst browsing for contact details for an academic, I passed by this intro on an “official website” of a colleague of theirs. Never mind that further down the page was an extensive publishing record and many scholarship awards – and I know, “don’t judge a book by … More “Email me at batmanfly@…”
The full stop in the title is intended, as I have been told that it sounds more assured than without. Truth is, I am not very good at being opinionated in public*. People keep insisting that it is easy, so perhaps I am simply not a natural. This is a massive handicap, considering I am … More A small opinion piece about big opinion pieces.
Jumbled up notes, but quite useful. All thoughts and ideas belong to the persons in the title, unless otherwise stated. 1. Write. 600-800 words once or twice a week to begin with. Shows commitment and consistency. 2. Worry not if there are no visitors – you are building a portfolio. 3. Get into a dialogue … More Vanessa Heggie and Matthew Cobb talk about science-blogging