Everything Hertz

A podcast by scientists, for scientists. Methodology, scientific life, and bad language.

About the show

A podcast by scientists, for scientists. Methodology, scientific life, and bad language. Co-hosted by Dr. Dan Quintana (University of Oslo) and Dr. James Heathers (Northeastern University)

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Episodes

  • 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.

  • 61: Performance enhancing thugs (with Greg Nuckols)

    May 21st, 2018  |  56 mins 7 secs

    Dan and James chat with Greg Nuckols, who is grad student in exercise physiology, strength coach, and writer at strongerbyscience.com

  • 60: This is more of a comment than a question

    May 8th, 2018  |  1 hr 7 mins

    Dan and James answer listener questions on academic conferences, getting abreast of the literature, and conflicts of interest