Last night, I attended a public meeting of various government science advisors, hosted at the University of Ottawa. As is my wont, I kept myself engaged by frantically live tweeting every innocuous thought that came into my monkey brain. Continue reading Skills That All Students Should Acquire
I’ve been spending some time in this space working out my thoughts about some of the challenges presently facing higher education. (I reserve the right to change my mind, as always, as new evidence and perspectives are presented to me.) Continue reading Today’s Headscratch: Female Students Need More Exam Time?
As is our annual tradition, this year’s faculty end-of-semester event was in a pub and featured much alcohol and unhealthful foods. Unlike previous years, though, this year we decided to play my favourite full contact sport: TRIVIA. Continue reading Professors’ Trivia Night 2017
When people hear that I’m an Epidemiologist, they ask everything from, “What kinds of insects do you study?” to “I have a mysterious rash here…” So for those people, I give you this: Continue reading Some Thoughts on Safety and Free Speech