Monthly Archives: November 2011

On strike…..

I hate having to take strike action.  I hate having to take action short of a strike, which recently involved the highly radical step of, er, working to contract. I particularly hate it at the moment because tomorrow will be … Continue reading

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Estimating Investigator and Researcher Time on a Project

Prompted in part by an interesting discussion of the importance of the budget in establishing the overall credibility and shape of a research proposal at the ever-excellent Research Whisperer, I thought I’d put fingers-to-keyboard on the vexed issue of estimating … Continue reading

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