Professor in Training is working on a faculty website design and asks the following:
I’m in the process of designing my own page and also a separate set of pages for my lab. I know the type of stuff I want in both of these but I was looking for feedback from both current and prospective students and postdocs as well as other faculty as to what you look for if/when you go searching for faculty/lab pages.
Take a visit over there and share your opinion on what makes a good website. Inquiring minds may also be interested in some work done on this issue a few years ago by Cynthia Burack (and me):
and by Burack, Ruth Dyer, myself, and Beth Montelone:
You can also look up each of those papers in the WEPAN archives (click on the 2006 archives and scroll down the table of contents).