[CANCER] The Treatment Continues for #BreastCancer

So, last time I wrote anything, I was getting stressed waiting to find the outcome of the Optima Trial. The results were delayed for a further week - so that was fun! Chemo Required The results came back - yes - you need to have chemo. Obviously that's what I was hoping to avoid, but if it's necessary, then at least I know. The next few months are not going to be fun, but as…

How Not To Treat a Guest Speaker (Via @TimesHigherEd)

This is an enjoyable hop, at which am wincing in recognition at 10 ways that it is possible to badly treat a guest speaker, who has usually spent quite some time (and probably years of study) in preparation of a talk for your delectation... but also some thoughts for academic speakers as to ways around some issues: I later realised that my title of professor had probably intimidated them. Most bird-keepers are working men: miners, steelworkers,…