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TagLast edit: 16 May 2021 10:26 UTC by MichaelA

The academia tag is for posts relevant to topics such as how (in)efficient academia is, what influence academia has had and could have, the best ways to leverage or direct academia, and whether people should go into academic or academia-related careers.

Bibliography

Whittlestone, Jess (2018) Academic research, 80,000 Hours

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field-building | meta-science | research methods | research training programs | scientific progress

More un­der­grad­u­ate or just-grad­u­ated stu­dents should con­sider get­ting jobs as re­search techs in aca­demic labs

vbelenky1 Sep 2021 9:02 UTC
23 points
8 comments12 min readEA link

Writ­ing about my job: Eco­nomics Professor

Kevin Kuruc28 Jul 2021 19:41 UTC
80 points
9 comments5 min readEA link

Writ­ing about my job: Re­search Fel­low, FHI

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83 points
8 comments8 min readEA link

My first PhD year

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How to PhD

eca28 Mar 2021 19:56 UTC
87 points
28 comments11 min readEA link

Im­prov­ing the EA-al­igned re­search pipeline: Se­quence introduction

MichaelA11 May 2021 17:57 UTC
57 points
10 comments4 min readEA link

In­gre­di­ents for cre­at­ing dis­rup­tive re­search teams

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134 points
14 comments54 min readEA link

In­ter­ven­tion op­tions for im­prov­ing the EA-al­igned re­search pipeline

MichaelA28 May 2021 14:26 UTC
41 points
25 comments14 min readEA link

Long-Term Fu­ture Fund: May 2021 grant recommendations

abergal27 May 2021 6:44 UTC
110 points
15 comments57 min readEA link

My cur­rent im­pres­sions on ca­reer choice for longtermists

Holden Karnofsky4 Jun 2021 17:07 UTC
301 points
34 comments27 min readEA link

Why sci­en­tific re­search is less effec­tive in pro­duc­ing value than it could be: a mapping

C Tilli14 Jun 2021 8:24 UTC
100 points
32 comments19 min readEA link

Eco­nomics PhD ap­pli­ca­tion sup­port—be­come a mentee!

Luzia8 Jul 2021 15:40 UTC
60 points
8 comments1 min readEA link

Mak­ing im­pact researchful

Michael_Wulfsohn19 Jul 2021 4:30 UTC
9 points
4 comments1 min readEA link

Im­prov­ing EAs’ use of non-EA op­tions for re­search train­ing, cre­den­tials, test­ing fit, etc.

MichaelA11 Sep 2021 13:52 UTC
22 points
2 comments8 min readEA link

Es­ti­ma­tion of prob­a­bil­ities to get tenure track in academia: baseline and pub­li­ca­tions dur­ing the PhD.

PabloAMC20 Sep 2020 18:32 UTC
35 points
9 comments6 min readEA link

Nar­ra­tion: Im­prov­ing the EA-al­igned re­search pipeline: Se­quence introduction

D0TheMath27 Jul 2021 0:56 UTC
3 points
1 comment1 min readEA link
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New Global Pri­ori­ties In­sti­tute work­ing pa­pers—and an up­dated ver­sion of “The case for strong longter­mism”

Global Priorities Institute9 Aug 2021 16:57 UTC
46 points
0 comments2 min readEA link

Self-Sus­tain­ing Fields Liter­a­ture Re­view: Tech­nol­ogy Fore­cast­ing, How Aca­demic Fields Emerge, and the Science of Science

Megan Kinniment6 Sep 2021 15:04 UTC
25 points
0 comments8 min readEA link

In­ves­ti­gat­ing how tech­nol­ogy-fo­cused aca­demic fields be­come self-sustaining

Ben_Snodin6 Sep 2021 15:04 UTC
41 points
4 comments44 min readEA link

On Scal­ing Academia

kirchner.jan20 Sep 2021 14:54 UTC
10 points
1 comment13 min readEA link
(universalprior.substack.com)