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Amusing hour researcher and professional procrastinator Glen Wright will take you on a tour through his cabinet of academic curiosities exposing the hidden silly side of higher education Glen Wright is an academic Sort of He started his PhD in and is yet to finish In the meantime he started Academia Obscura The Hidden Silly Side of Academia Obscura is an irreverent glimpse inside the ivory tower exposing the eccentric and slightly unhinged world of university life Take a trip through the spectrum of academic oddities and unearth the Easter eggs buried in peer reviewed papers the weird and wonderful world of scholarly social media and rats in underpants Procrastinating PhD student Glen Wright invites you to peruse Academia Obscura The Hidden Silly Side of “Academia Obscura” is not uite as good as the original Viz Profanisaurus that is to be found in our fun file picture attached but is an extremely thorough compendium of hilarious factoids relating to the much serious world of academia It’s laugh out loud funny Personal favorites were the author’s views on self citation p and his presentation of important findings funny Archives Academia Obscura Posted by Academia Obscura Penguins are adorable On this we can all agree Perhaps it is through their sheer cuteness that they have managed to waddle their way into some rather obscure corners of academia Here we give you our favourite Penguin papers and other tidbits Please do let us know if you find Penguins turning up elsewhere A ‘Penguin’ diagram before the infusion of. My buddy Jerome and I separately read Liar s Poker in the summer of 90 so we both ended up at Salomon Brothers a year later The place was packed with people like us who did not mind wasting their youth trading bonds because i the money was good and ii childish behavior was if anything encouragedWe knew we were living in some kind of golden age of misbehaving so we started compiling a fun file of internal memos emails company results axe sheets and publications that we hoped to publish one day I left in 97 Jerome in 99 and the fun file was passed on to our wiser friend Stefan who retired well before his 50th birthday and intends to publish Academia Obscura is not uite as good as the original Viz Profanisaurus that is to be found in our fun file but is an extremely thorough compendium of hilarious factoids relating to the much serious world of academia It s laugh out loud funnyPersonal favorites were the author s views on self citation p 153 and his presentation of important findings regarding socks p 177 Before reading this book I d mistakenly adopted the view it was gentlemen who are meant to always keep their socks onOn the other hand the author tweets the very best bits all the time and I follow him so this was a bit like when I went to see Clerks and my friend Nick had already told me about the kid that bought the cigarettes the girl who was allowed to do everything by the dead man and I m your friend I got you chicks with So basically if you already follow Academia Obscura on Twitter you ve already read the funniest bits Then again if you follow it you probably want to keep all those treasures in one place and a good old fashioned book is as safe a way as I know to keep it all in one place It s why I ve kept my Profanisaurus at any rate

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About Academia Obscura However that is exactly what I got and Academia Obscura was born So here I am blogging and tweeting to bring you the very best bits of obscurity and ephemera diligently gathered from all across the world of academia Enjoy One thought on “ About ” Udayan Sinha June at pm Hello I love the concept of your blog and am a crowdfunding specialist with Indiegogo based in San Academia Obscura by Glen Wright Goodreads ACADEMIA OBSCURA is less a book a collection of mildly diverting and amusing blog posts writtne over a number of years on the subject of the sillier side of academia Thus the focus is very much on ridiculously titled papers and theses with odd subject matters The tone is conversational and down to earth but the presentation is rather poor and the short chapters on each topic make this Academia Obscura Author at Academia Obscura Academia Obscura is an irreverent glimpse inside the ivory tower exposing the eccentric and slightly unhinged world of university life Take a trip through the spectrum of academic oddities and unearth the Easter eggs buried in peer reviewed papers the weird and wonderful world of scholarly social media and rats in underpants Procrastinating PhD student Glen Wright invites you to peruse Academia Obscura by Glen Wright Unbound twittercom Nous voudrions effectuer une description ici mais le site ue vous consultez ne nous en laisse pas la possibilit Academia Obscura – The hidden silly side of An Academia Obscura lecture is not your average lecture Over the course of a highly. ACADEMIA OBSCURA is less a book a collection of mildly diverting and amusing blog posts writtne over a number of years on the subject of the sillier side of academia Thus the focus is very much on ridiculously titled papers and theses with odd subject matters The tone is conversational and down to earth but the presentation is rather poor and the short chapters on each topic make this feel very repetitive and than a little dull

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Darts doodling Archives Academia Obscura Posted by Academia Obscura In recent weeks I have been slowing down a little in an attempt to find some of that ever elusive ‘work life balance ’ Amongst other fledgling self care efforts I have started exercising again following an unintentional but extensive hiatus and reading Now I am adding colouring to my list of relaxing activities and here’s why A few months ago Academia Obscura Home | Facebook Academia Obscura likes talking about this The hidden silly side of higher education fr Academia Obscura Wright Glen Livres Academia Obscura is an irreverent glimpse inside the ivory tower exposing the eccentric and slightly unhinged world of university life Take a trip through the spectrum of academic oddities and unearth the Easter eggs buried in peer reviewed papers the weird and wonderful world of scholarly social media and rats in underpants fr Academia Obscura The Hidden Silly Side of Not Retrouvez Academia Obscura The Hidden Silly Side of Higher Education et des millions de livres en stock sur fr Achetez neuf ou d'occasion Academia Obscura AcademiaObscura | Twitter Nous voudrions effectuer une description ici mais le site ue vous consultez ne nous en laisse pas la possibilit Academia Obscura Home | Facebook Academia Obscura likes talking about this The hidden silly side of higher education Academia Obscura The Hidden Silly Side of Higher Achetez et tlchargez ebook Academia Obscura The Hidden Silly Side of Higher Education English Edition Boutiue Kindle Business Professional fr.. I had no idea academia could be uite so weird and surprising and sometimes laugh out loud funny This book is super entertaining even for a non academic like me and I think it s a must read for anyone in academia with a sense of humor


10 thoughts on “Academia Obscura

  1. says:

    I first came across this book via the Twitter account AcademiaObscura This is an account that points out the lighter sometimes absurb often down

  2. says:

    Glen Wright states that his primary goal in the writing of this book was increasing procrastination and here he certainly has succeeded I've barely achieved anything in the 24 hours I have had the book Having followed acad

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    ACADEMIA OBSCURA is less a book a collection of mildly diverting and amusing blog posts writtne over a number of years on the subject of the sillier side of academia Thus the focus is very much on ridiculously titled papers and theses with odd subject matters The tone is conversational and down to earth but the presenta

  4. says:

    I've put a link to the IT Crowd's internet is in this black box into my Bachelor's thesis The video was totally unrelated to my topicI've uoted the most famous and fictional Czech's play in my Master's thesis The uote was totally unrelated to

  5. says:

    I laughed and laughed and laughed

  6. says:

    My buddy Jerome and I separately read Liar’s Poker in the summer of ’90 so we both ended up at Salomon Brothers a year later Th

  7. says:

    A funny and interesting book about the hidden silly side of higher education Wright 2017 Topics range from Academic Publishing eg ATLAS Collaboration Collaboration 2015 has 5154 authors 9 pages discussing the findings and 24 pages listing the authors and their affiliations and Impact Outreach eg Kardashian Index Hall 2014 my K index is 6679 Kardashian to Conferences eg conference bingo an excellent activity tha

  8. says:

    This book is a dip into the rather strange world of academic life and is probably best appreciated by someone working in that environment The author is an academic trying to finish his PhD and has taken a few of the weird things he has come across and made it into a blog and book It covers the strangeness that is academic publishing paper production including the number of cats named as authors conferences and academic life in general Inte

  9. says:

    I had no idea academia could be uite so weird and surprising and sometimes laugh out loud funny This book is super entertaining even for a non academic like me and I think it's a must read for anyone in academia with a sense of hum

  10. says:

    A funny book about academia with all sorts of fun fact stupid or weird stories Just what you need to relax when the day in this system is just too much

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