Chapter 4 Better science in less time
We will highlight some concepts brought up in
4.1 OHI pathway
Motivated by necessity
Improved by possibility & community
Gives us more time to do other things (like focus on science)
4.2 Resources to highlight
4.2.1 Not so standard deviation podcast
4.2.2 Practical computing for biologists
Haddock & Dunn
Software & computing concepts already on your computer
Chapter 2: Regular expressions
4.3 R for science communication
Website built with R/RMarkdown & Github
List of media & lectures, resources
Interviews in Nature, rOpenSci
Example of what you can do (1-hour tutorial)
4.4 Seaside chats
Ocean Health Index:
- Standing meeting, 1hr 1x/week
- Ours are lab members only (not the lab lead)
- Topic planned ahead
- Usually low effort, but not always
- I need to learn Zotero, I’ll share what I know by next week
- Hey, could you show us how you use GitHub?
- We keep a list of topics
- helps with onboarding new members
4.5 Table 1
Took us a long time to make this, really difficult to parse out what we were doing so that we could improve.
Let’s use the BSILT Table 1 as a way to help you think of how you work now and identify your paths forward.
- data workflow practices in your lab 22 next steps to facilitate efficiency and open culture.
Will help create protocols for shared lab practices – important for onboarding.