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by Paul Wicks
Fri Nov 02, 2007 6:17 pm
Forum: This website and forum, plus Aspire
Topic: Aspire - please submit articles and content ASAP
Replies: 18
Views: 11374

Hi all, long time no see. Suggest you use Fotolia.co.uk for cheap images (~£1 each) and get a copy of Quark if you can, then shrink down to PDF using PDF995 (freeware). PDF's can also have embedded hyperlinks which is handy. Aspire sounds a bit like what we do for PhD's with GRADBritain ( http://www...
by Paul Wicks
Sun Sep 02, 2007 7:28 pm
Forum: Academic/Research
Topic: GRADBritain Issue 3; call for articles
Replies: 0
Views: 1107

GRADBritain Issue 3; call for articles

Dear all, As summer draws to a close and legions of undergraduates prepare to descend upon the UK's universities, it is time once more to invite submissions for the next issue of GRADBritain. GRADBritain is the UK's only magazine specifically for and by postgraduate researchers across all discipline...
by Paul Wicks
Sun May 27, 2007 3:00 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Articles needed for Issue 2 of GRAD Britain! £50 per article
Replies: 0
Views: 1604

Articles needed for Issue 2 of GRAD Britain! £50 per article

GRAD Britain is a magazine written by and for postgraduate researchers (i.e. PhD students) throughout the UK. Issue One was published in the Spring and is available for download at www.grad.ac.uk/gradbritain/. We told our readers what they should really put in their acknowledgement sections, sorted ...
by Paul Wicks
Thu Apr 26, 2007 1:01 pm
Forum: Academic/Research
Topic: Correlations
Replies: 6
Views: 2853

Isn't the size of r the difference?
by Paul Wicks
Sun Apr 22, 2007 9:23 am
Forum: Wiki: Applications, short-listing, interviews, and gaining posts
Topic: Having two CV's
Replies: 0
Views: 8131

Having two CV's

I have two CV's. I have a FULL cv which is basically never sent to anyone but is where I store a complete record of everything I have ever done ever at all from 5 metre swimming badge (I cheated) to media work, consultancy, even an award I got on Wikipedia. Then when (if) I have to apply for a job I...
by Paul Wicks
Sun Apr 22, 2007 9:12 am
Forum: Academic/Research
Topic: recruiting equivalent participant groups
Replies: 2
Views: 2197

Dear Rat, Which university are you at? At the IOP I've put together a volunteer database called MindSearch to help recruit control participants: http://www.mindsearch.co.uk . We have an obligation to try and commercialise it, but if nobody bites then we'll distribute it, and a guide to participant r...
by Paul Wicks
Sun Apr 22, 2007 9:09 am
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Paul Wicks writes a piece for the Higher
Replies: 3
Views: 3267

Thank you! It actually started out as a rant here:

http://network.nature.com/forums/postdocs/27

As for the article, you should be able to see it if you register for free 14 day access.

http://www.thes.co.uk/current_edition/s ... id=2036298

Let me know if it doesn't work!

Thanks
by Paul Wicks
Thu Apr 19, 2007 9:32 am
Forum: This website and forum, plus Aspire
Topic: Mark all posts read.
Replies: 2
Views: 2485

Ah ha!

I was expecting it in the top right.

Thanks
by Paul Wicks
Wed Apr 18, 2007 8:45 pm
Forum: This website and forum, plus Aspire
Topic: Mark all posts read.
Replies: 2
Views: 2485

Mark all posts read.

Nnngg. Lazy. Want a "mark all topics read" button for the whole board, not just individual sections.
by Paul Wicks
Tue Apr 17, 2007 10:51 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Why do so many psychologists own cats?!
Replies: 82
Views: 24123

Predictably, I have a cat with a neurological disorder. Cerebellar Hyperplasia. Tragic, yet hilarious because she looks drunk at times. Oh and her normal sister that hates me.
by Paul Wicks
Tue Apr 10, 2007 11:20 am
Forum: Wiki: Research, Statistics, Publications
Topic: Contributing to Wikipedia
Replies: 0
Views: 4556

Contributing to Wikipedia

"Wikipedia" is an online enclyclopedia that anyone can edit. Its high Google page rankings mean that for many searches, information from Wikipedia is the first hit. That means that writing for Wikipedia can mean that your content gets distributed to a wider audience than journal publications or othe...
by Paul Wicks
Mon Apr 02, 2007 9:55 pm
Forum: This website and forum, plus Aspire
Topic: Competition: Design the www.ClinPsy.org.uk logo
Replies: 61
Views: 30274

Mmm.... picture tubes....

Image
by Paul Wicks
Fri Mar 30, 2007 9:27 am
Forum: Wiki: Research, Statistics, Publications
Topic: Doing postal surveys
Replies: 1
Views: 5225

Doing postal surveys

Overview: - Using an identification number rather than personal details - Design: required to write identifier only once; demographic details at the end; care with initial items (easier first); initial items addressed respondents' concerns - Postcard reminders - Shorter questionnaires - Distributed...
by Paul Wicks
Fri Mar 30, 2007 8:57 am
Forum: Wiki: Research, Statistics, Publications
Topic: Statistics: The basics
Replies: 0
Views: 7287

Statistics: The basics

For a basic overview of statistical principles, go to: http://www.statisticshell.com/html/apf.html Levels of data I remember by the french word for black; NOIR Nominal - Categories like male / female Ordinal - Numerical things that can be ranked but not measured e.g. Likert 1-5 scale (disagree -> ag...
by Paul Wicks
Fri Mar 30, 2007 8:53 am
Forum: Wiki: Research, Statistics, Publications
Topic: Attending and presenting at conferences
Replies: 0
Views: 5185

Attending and presenting at conferences

Attending conferences is one of the bestways to get up to date on a particular topic, as you can often hear several specialists and researchers speak over the course of the same short period of time. Presenting at a conference is great for your CV and can also help build your conference and teaching...