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A bad day for the angel on my shoulder: Practical advice for grant writing from the #devbiolwriteclub and #devbiolgrantclub

Posted by , on 11 July 2021

Hello!  Welcome back to the #devbiolwriteclub!  Over the last year or so, I’ve harangued you on Twitter and on The Node about practicing the craft of writing.  I’ve ignored any ...

#DevBiolWriteClub, Post #4

Posted by , on 24 April 2021

When I wrote the #DevBiolWriteClub rules, I made Rule #2 simply restate Rule #1.  This, of course, was a cheap ploy by the author to make the reader compare him ...

#DevBiolWriteClub, Post #3

Posted by , on 22 December 2020

John Wallingford returns for another Developmental Biology Write Club – this time featuring his favourite books about writing

How to... Graphical Abstract

Posted by , on 27 October 2020

Helena Jambor shares her tips for how to create a captivating and coherent visual abstract

#DevBiolWriteClub on the Node, Post #2:

Posted by , on 18 October 2020

For other posts in this series click here In my first post a few months back, I talked about the need for working scientists to create new habits of mind ...

Converting spreadsheets to tidy data - Part 2

Posted by , on 29 September 2020

The superplot was recently proposed as a data visualization strategy that improves the communication of experimental results (Lord et al, 2020). To simplify the visualization of data with a superplot, ...

'Another look' at peer review: reviewing review articles

Posted by , on 25 September 2020

If this post causes a sense of déjà vu, it might be because you’ve read our recent articles: An Introduction to Writing Review Articles and Getting involved in peer review. ...

Getting involved in peer review

Posted by , on 19 May 2020

In pre-COVID19 times, back when conferences happened largely in person, early-career researchers (ECRs) often asked me how they could get more direct invitations to be a reviewer. Peer review is ...

Developmental Biology Write Club, Post #1

Posted by , on 8 May 2020

For other posts in this series click here Hello!  Recently, I’ve been tweeting writer’s advice from @jbwallingford using the hashtag: #DevBiolWriteClub.  I’m psyched that The Node is now letting me ...

Crafting plots for movies

Posted by , on 6 May 2020

In a previous blog I explained how animated plots can be made to illustrate the dynamics of data. Animated plots go nicely together with the movies from which the data ...

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