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The Assholery Foundation

This doofus.

First, let me plug an upcoming event. The CSEB uOttawa chapter (whom I advise) will be hosting an information session on how to apply to Epidemiology graduate schools on Nov 10.  Details are here.  And yes, I will be in attendance, because I know you all care.

My latest “Separated at Birth” is here.

As I write this, I am 4 days overdue in delivering a paper that was commissioned by a science journal. So what I doing? Blogging, of course. And counting. By my reckoning, I have to finish writing NINE partly finished papers this semester before I can allow myself to start any new projects. And I have so many new projects I am itching to start! Grrr.

But first, of course, I have to finish this particular bit of blogging nonsense 🙂

By the way, I’ve started using ToDoIst to help me organize my enormous to-do list. Try it out! (more…)

Bleed Like A Veggie Burger

These Are Exciting Times

Just received this email from my employer:

“Employees must not smoke or vape recreational cannabis on campus during their working days, to ensure workplace health and safety.”

Wow. That’s something I never thought I would see in an official email ever. Wow. Strap in, folks, it’s going to be a weird and wacky time in Canada for the next few years. (more…)

Tenure, Bitches

I’ve been a university professor for ten years.  Yep, TEN muthafrackin’ years.  And I’m proud to report that, as of May 1st of this year, I finally secured the grandest of academic boons, the much sought-after status of tenured professor. (more…)

Professors’ Trivia Night, 2018

Trivia Master Wat with Jason, Jeff and Pascal

May 16, 2018, saw the second annual installment of our department’s trivia contest, held in a dank pub basement, and featuring solely the professors in our School…. and the daughter of one of said professors. (more…)

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