2022-08-13: Six tips for better spreadsheets
- Keep raw data raw.
- Make sure the data is in the right format (readable by machine).
- Be consistent.
- Document your work, write readme file in time.
- Cross check your data.
- Think ahead.
2022-08-05: Step by Step guide to reviewing a manuscript
2022-03-03: Ending the use of obsolete Data analysis Methods: e.g., EF and PCA
2022-03-03: PCA helps you interpret your data, but it will not always find the important patterns
2022-03-02: How to write a successful funding application?
- Planning your project - why? what? who? where? when?
- SWOT Analysis, PESTEL Analysis etc.
- Stay focused, providing benefits and evidence.
- Monitoring and evaluation.
2022-02-15: How to construct a Nature summary paragraph?
- Using one or two sentences providing a basic background to the field, comprehensible to a scientist in any displine;
- Two or three sentences of more detailed background, comprehensible to scientists in related displine;
- Using one or two sentences claiming the general problem being addressed by your research;
- Summarising the main results/conclusion of your research using one sentence;
- Two or three sentences explaining the results, or how your study adds to the current knowledge;
- One or two sentences to put results into a more general context;
- Two to three sentences to offer a boarder perspective of your work.
2022-02-01: How to fix your scientific coding errors?
- Bugs are inevitable, expecially in academia;
- Using simple strategies to minimize extra work due to bugs;
- A repro-pack archieve, good documentation, version control (e.g., git);
- Be patient, step by step.