We looked inside some of the tweets by @TPVogels and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
The http://vogelslab.org (me) is looking to fill several postdoc positions in the near future. If you are good at neuro-math-coding & interested in neuronal network dynamics, memory, plasticity & machine learning, drop me a line, or chat me up at #cosyne19 RT please.
It’ll be the largest building project ever undertaken by @UniofOxford and it’ll transform how biological and psychological research is delivered. Now’s your chance to view the concept ideas and give feedback on the project plans @OxfordPlants @OxZooDept http://www.ox.ac.uk/lifeandmind
Here is the electronic confirmation I received. However, I never received confirmation by mail, as promised. Once you click yourself through the webpage it mentions that you need to register by post @the3million Feel like intentional deceit to keep pro-European votes from voting.
I am one of probably thousands or Europeans that won't be able to vote tomorrow: https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/may/21/european-elections-many-eu-citizens-will-be-unable-to-vote-in-uk-campaigners-warn … My mistake: To register online, rather than by open and paper. WTF! Nothing in the online form suggested that I was only registered for local elections! #EuropeanElections2019
SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENSION TO MAY 31! Due to popular demand we are extending the abstract submission deadline for Neuroinformatics 2019 in Warsaw, Poland on Sep 1-2! Check out the #neuroinformagical program & submit: http://neuroinformatics2019.org #neuroscience #OpenScience
The deadline is coming - submit an abstract and come to Warsaw in September!
Apps for the IBRO-Simons Computational Neuroscience Imbizo 2020 are open!! An awesome opportunity for advanced undergrad/MSc/early PhD students to get an intensive intro to #CompNeuro in one of the world's most beautiful places! Apply: http://imbizo.africa Pls RT! #isiCNI2020
There is a PhD position available in my lab, with a starting date on Sept. 2019, to work on visual cortex plasticity during goal-directed behaviours. Funding is for 3.5 years, Candidates should contact me directly with a CV, cover letter, contact information of 2 referees.
Last week, 30% of the budget of Brazilian federal universities (including most top institutions) was cut. Yesterday we learned that many PhD/master's fellowships supposed to start soon were cancelled, affecting hundreds of grad students. Disastrous news for Brazilian science
Our NEW article is out today in PNAS: we report 16 studies (15 pre-registered) with 5873 participants demonstrating the “A/B Effect,” which occurs when people disapprove of A/B tests (RCTs, field expts) while judging imposition of just A or B acceptable
"I don't want to give any grades... The whole system of grades, exams, the idea of the necessity of being tested seems to me to be antithetical to teaching." – Richard Lewontin, Harvard population geneticist,1975. His solution: Give everyone a B.