Everything Hertz

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

97 episodes of Everything Hertz since the first episode, which aired on March 2nd, 2016.

  • 73: Update your damn syllabus

    December 3rd, 2018  |  1 hr 1 min

    Dan and James discuss what's missing from biobehavioral science course syllabi

  • 72: Anonymity in scientific publishing

    November 16th, 2018  |  58 mins 4 secs

    Dan and James discuss a new journal of "controversial ideas" that will allow authors to publish articles anonymously. They also launch their Patreon page, in which listeners can support the show and get bonus features

  • 71: Moving for your job

    November 5th, 2018  |  54 mins 15 secs

    In this episode, we chat about whether it’s necessary to move for an academic job to demonstrate “independence”

  • 70: Doubling-blinding dog balls

    October 15th, 2018  |  1 hr 6 mins

    Dan and James discuss the recent "grievance studies" hoax, whereby three people spent a year writing twenty-one fake manuscripts for submission to various cultural studies journals. They also discuss a new proposal to shift publication culture in which researchers pledge to publish exclusively in community-run journals but only when a pre-specified threshold of support for this commitment by the research community has been met

  • 69: Open science tools (with Brian Nosek)

    October 9th, 2018  |  49 mins 2 secs

    We’re joined by Brian Nosek (Centre for Open Science and University of Virginia) to chat about building technology to make open science easier to implement, and shifting the norms of science to make it more open. We also discuss his recent social sciences replication project in which researchers accurately predicted which studies would replicate

  • 68: Friends don’t let friends believe in impact factors (with Nathan Hall)

    September 3rd, 2018  |  1 hr 14 mins

    This episode includes part two of a chat with Nathan Hall (McGill University), who is the person behind the ’Shit academics say’ account (@AcademicsSay), which pokes fun of all the weird stuff that academics say. Before getting to the discussion, James and Dan answer two listener questions on grants and data cleaning.

  • 67: Shit Academics Say (with Nathan Hall)

    August 20th, 2018  |  1 hr 3 mins

    We’re joined by Nathan Hall (McGill University) to chat about the role of humour in academia. Nathan is the person behind the ’Shit academics say’ Twitter account (@AcademicsSay), which pokes fun of all the weird stuff that academics say.

  • 66: Ideal worlds vs grim truths

    August 6th, 2018  |  54 mins 23 secs

    Dan and James answer listener questions on tips for starting your PhD and the role of statistics in exploratory research

  • 65: Blockchain and open science (with Jon Brock)

    July 16th, 2018  |  54 mins 30 secs

    Dan and James chat with Jon Brock (Cognitive scientist at Frankl) about the use of blockchain technology for open science

  • 64: Salami slicing

    July 2nd, 2018  |  1 hr 1 min

    Dan and James talk about the recent SIPS conference and answer a listener question on "salami slicing" the outcomes from one study into multiple papers

  • 63: Science journalism (with Brian Resnick)

    June 18th, 2018  |  1 hr 34 secs

    Dan and James chat about science journalism with Brian Resnick, who is a science reporter at Vox.com.

  • 62: Adopting open science practices (with Dorothy Bishop)

    June 4th, 2018  |  57 mins 29 secs

    Dan and James chat about the adoption of open science practices with Dorothy Bishop, Professor of Developmental Neuropsychology at the University of Oxford.