Writing, researching and Dr. Mumba

Writing, researching and Dr. Mumba

Our work is visually boring this week–grant writing. Calls and emails to collaborators, questions of formating and style, of goals and objectives and budgets and timelines and personalities that we have to put down in brutally logical prose. A delightful and...

Our first national ad; hard work on a grant proposal.

Our first national ad; hard work on a grant proposal.

Our first big journal ad, in GSA Today, is out. It’s a publication of the Geological Society of America, for you biological types. And with some very nice placement among all the year’s star reviewers. Here’s GSA’s PDF version. Can’t talk...

Crazy good week, thanks LRRD peeps.

Crazy good week, thanks LRRD peeps.

Crazy busy, mostly because of a grant proposal due in January. A big one. Here Cara’s laying it down in our lab for Harvey Henson, an SIUC collaborator. Our recent video work (here’s a frame) is going to be important. There’s nothing else like it...

Everybody’s safe, don’t worry.

Everybody’s safe, don’t worry.

But a bomb in our humble office today would’ve done big damage to river science. These SIUC faculty met with us today to talk about collaborative work. That’s Nicholas Pinter (Geology) at left, and (clockwise), Matt Whiles (Zoology), our Cara Bergschneider...