Ben Bolker’s Excellent Book on Ecological Modeling
R Studio – my favorite R Gui: link
Bolker’s Compilation of books and web sites
Podcasts and online tutorials From Trinity College Dublin: link
Laura Suttle’s Video R Tutorials: link
Videos from Coursera’s 4 week R course: link
Flavio Barros’excellent list and reviews of MOOCs and other online courses to learn R: link
Haklev’s Things I wish I’d been told when I started data-wrangling in R link
Smith’s aRgh: angry newcomers guide to R link
Tufte in R link
Guide for Inline Documentation to help make your code more accessible
A nice, clear example of writing a script with functions by the Nice R Code Team
broom package helps take output of lm and other analyses and put them in nicce tidy tables
Data Storage, Management and Visualization
Data UP: An open source tool helping researchers document, manage, and archive their tabular data, DataUp operates within the scientist’s workflow and integrates with Microsoft Excel.
Productivity Tools / Supplies
Lab-X: purchases of discount lab equipment [link]
Presdo Meeting Organizer
43 Folders: Jack up that productivity!
Prof Hacker: technology, productivity, and the professorate
Blog post summarizing some great collaboration tools
Advice for Students
Matt Might’s outstanding New Year’s Resolutions for Grad Students (and faculty!)
John Thompson’s excellent advice on how to be a succesful phd student
Spenc Hall’s Amazing compendium
The best advice for preparing posters I have read [link]
The Baskett Lab’s Incredible List of Everything: [link]
ISI Impact Factors [link, UF Computers only]
Media Tools & Communicating Science
Suggestions on writing a press release: [link]
Using Flickr to make better slides [link] by Jason Jones on the ProfHacker blog.
Sample slides by Steven Hamblin: SOme really nice work here.
List of free photo sites link
164 Currency Converter [link]
Prep and print your own Passport / ID photos: templates for many countries [link]
Currency converter that allows downloading of daily rates [link]
Currency Transfer [link]
TuTiempo: Weather records from 8000 weather stations worldwide
Fare Tracking tools (credit following fare drops) [link]
Lattes Database – Brazil’s searchable Science and Technology CV database. Basically students and researchers have their CV’s here.
CNPq – Brazil’s National Council for Scientific and Technological Development is a foundation linked to the Ministry of Science and Technology (MCT), to support Brazilian research <>
CAPES – The Post-graduate Education Agency is a foundation linked to the Brazil’s Ministry of education and its responsible for the evaluation and development of graduate level courses and human resource building. It is the funding source for more than half of the graduate fellowhips in Brazil, conducts periodic evaluations of the graduate courses, and has several programs for students to pursuit a PhD outside Brazil
FULBRIGHT – Sponsored by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Fulbright Program provides funding for students, scholars, teachers, and professionals to undertake graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools. The flagship international educational program sponsored by the U.S. Government, the Fulbright Program is designed to increase mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and the people other countries.
TRS (Totally Random Stuff)
Best places to buy art online [link]