ArchiveJuly 2016

So I finally managed to win an IES research grant …

… after serving on their review panels continuously since 2008, chairing several review panels, and submitting six previous IES grant proposals, all of which failed. And we got this one on the first round! It’s via the low-cost short duration program, and as I recall the RFA said only four grants would be awarded for FY2016. We’re also the first team from NC State to receive IES...

Yet another reason why ASHE sucks

ASHE being the Association for the Study of Higher Education, of course. An anonymous correspondent sent me this quote, from a review of their ASHE conference proposal they just received: Finally, while I fully understand that “control” and “treatment” are generically used terms in statistical analysis, the use of them in the way that they are here is somewhat offensive...

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Professor and quant guy. Libertarian turned populist Republican. Trying to learn Japanese and play Spanish Baroque music on the ukulele.

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