Kyle S.

IL/MO

euler.slu.edu

Age: 27

I am a Graduate Mathematics student going for my PhD in Mathematics. I am currently researching in the field of Computational Geometry and Topology.

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comment A line graph for each row
@Roland After reading his description, I'm imagining three different plots(faceted by Category perhaps?) and each plot is a line plot (with 3 lines, one for each Port?) with the x-axis values being years. Not positive though. To Manuel, I suggest looking at this question.
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comment rbind and overwrite duplicate rows based on key variable?
Sorry to dredge this up, but the original poster didn't accept this answer or follow up on it. I'm in the same situation as they are (except I'm using multiple keys) and this answer only slightly doesn't work. I want to be able to keep the latter of the key entries, not the first one. This works perfectly except it keeps the first key (5,r) instead of the intended one (5,w). Is the ordering of the keys contingent on what order you rbind the different data frames?
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comment How to remove gender bias from an academic job search?
I think this is a very interesting way to think about it. Look at historical data and determine where your particular institution has the most trouble(because no two institutions are the same). Very nice! Thank you for your response.
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comment How to remove gender bias from an academic job search?
Agreed. Thank you for your answer and comments!
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comment How to remove gender bias from an academic job search?
An interesting thought...when I mentioned this to some faculty they mentioned that sometimes there aren't nearly enough women candidates to even select one that's a proper fit for the school. The particular position is a CS position where women are sorely lacking (only 20% of CS PhD awarded were women, and how many of them will seek academic jobs?) While it seems logical to pick one woman to interview, they've said in reality they've had years where there are 0 female applicants, or none that are even a remotely good fit.
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comment How to remove gender bias from an academic job search?
I was thinking that you wouldn't want the committee thinking about future maternity leave, not maternity leave that has already happened and might have impacted research/degree progress.
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comment What metrics do universities use to evaluate their performance?
Interesting. I suspect many US universities are guilty of the same behavior. Thank you for your answer.
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comment How to remove gender bias from an academic job search?
Thank you for your answer! I think this is an interesting way to approach the problem.
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revised How to remove gender bias from an academic job search?
Tried to reword the sentence to make your point more clear (judging from your comments) while keeping the text more or less the same.
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comment How to remove gender bias from an academic job search?
@NateEldredge This is one of the problems that I keep running into with any solutions. Especially in some fields it may be immediate to some members who a person is based on their publication history and/or research interests. I think perhaps it's just a matter of how long can you keep it out of the decision making process before you're unintentionally hurting applicant's packages.
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