Happy Christmas! I hope you’re having a pleasant break.
This is the 90th post of 2017. It’s been a horrible year for scientists and academics based out of the US, and for democracy in general. But Small Pond Science continues to grow. Here’s a look at the Top 5 posts of 2017. And also 5 more posts that we’re proud of, that didn’t make it into the Top 5.
Most popular Small Pond posts of 2017
#5 Not waiting for the dinosaurs to retire
#4 I am complicit (about the March for Science)
#2 What are the top 100 must-read papers in ecology?
#1 Lessons from serving on NSF panels
Great Small Pond posts you may have missed
Keeping data readable in the long run
The writing curse of negative data
Should scientists write Wikipedia pages for their study species?
The deficit model of STEM recruitment
Things’ll be slow over the next couple weeks, as I’m making a point to spend time with family and away from some work obligations. See you next year.