Guest Post at BEACON

This week, I contributed the weekly “Researchers at Work” post for the BEACON Center Blog.

Virtually every new graduate student has experienced that flash of panic when confronted by a well-meaning relative, asking that dreaded question, “What do you do?” Even if your topic of interest isn’t particularly specialized (and whose isn’t?), formulating a non-technical “elevator pitch” can be a daunting task. And when you start that pitch with, “I study evolution,” things can get dicey pretty quickly.

Read the rest at the BEACON Blog.

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~ by voidptr on January 30, 2012.

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