I have a son who’s currently a first year physics student. As you can imagine, I occasionally pass along a link or two to him pointing to stuff on the web I think he might find particularly interesting or useful. Thinking on that fact, I surmised that perhaps other science students might find those links interesting or useful as well. Hence, this series of posts here on the blog.
By necessity and circumstance, the items I’ve chosen will be influenced by my son’s choice of major and my own interest in the usefulness of computational approaches to science and of social media for outreach and professional development.
- Systematic Errors of Judgement (bias against women in science)
- Advice for Young Aspiring Scientists
- How to Write About Mathematics
- How to ask for a reference letter
- Three Science Words We Should Stop Using
- Advice: Should you get your PhD?
- Advising: What do you wish you knew when you just started College?
- Six Steps to Hack your Literature Pile
- How to break into science writing using your blog and social media (#sci4hels)
- Programming is the start not the end: let’s develop computational thinking and problem solving skills
- Are scientists becoming an endangered species? The way we live–now
Please feel free to add your own suggestions in the comments.