Episode: 111: The cumulative advantage of academic capital (with Chris Jackson)
Pub date: 2020-07-06
We chat with Chris Jackson (Imperial College, London) about the “Matthew Effect” in academia, how we can improve work/balance, and whether we should stop citing shitty people.
Here’s more stuff we cover:
- Chris climbed the world’s most dangerous volcano for a BBC show
- Chris’ email signature
- Having a code of conduct for your lab
- Work/life balance in academia
- Are things worse in academia compared to other desk jobs?
- How Chris co-founded “EarthArxiv”, a preprint server for the earth sciences
- The point/counterpoint article format (here is an example)
- Open science in the geosciences
- Requesting data from authors
- Follow Chris on Twitter
- Issues with bibliometrics
- Should we stop citing shitty people?
- The long wait to get your work expenses reiumbursed
- Dan on twitter
- James on [twitter]((https://twitter.com/jamesheathers)
- Everything Hertz on twitter
- Everything Hertz on [Facebook](www.facebook.com/everythinghertzpodcast/)
Music credits: [Lee Rosevere](freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/)
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