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It’s one of those days where it is now almost 4 pm and I have yet to get working on tomorrow morning’s lecture. I’m also going to miss a self-imposed deadline to get a draft out to a collaborator. Instead, I spent the morning getting flu shots for Minnow and I and working with a…

The press release for our big grant came out today. I have so far been interviewed by the student paper, and the local NPR station, and I have already learned some things about what not to do in interviews with friendly reporters. Some tips are below that I’ll add to over the day, and please…

Fall full o’ proposals

Alice is rolling in the dough (yay Alice!!!!), but ScienceWoman is flat broke, both personally and professionally. The personal is a story for another day, but now’s the time to talk about being professionally broke and the implications for my fall research output. Due to MU’s too restrictive policies, I don’t have any more start-up…

ADVANCE Purdue!

Just got word that our NSF-ADVANCE grant that we’d been waiting on was finally funded. W00T!!! Start date of October 1. It’s not listed on the NSF website yet, but I’ll post the link when it is. It’s $3.9M. The president of the university is the PI, and I’m one of 3 co-PIs. It will…

I’m in the midst of going through reviews on a rejected proposal. I got the reviews back in the winter and didn’t even seriously look at them until this summer, because it’s a yearly RFP and I already had a good idea why I didn’t get funded. So mostly, I’m pretty mellow about these reviews.…

Uh-oh.

I just found out the the Bush administration’s budget proposal for next year zeros out one of the programs that is a significant source of support for my past and proposed research. Hopefully Congress will put it back in, but in the meantime, does anyone have $50K per year they could prop me up with?