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Zen Faulkes
Works at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Attended University of Victoria
Lives in Edinburg, TX
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New, 21st century university advertises itself... with 1970s technology that was retired 4 years ago. Sigh.
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How many universities have been created this century? The answer may surprise UTRGV, which open for business in a week.
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Would you rather pay <$100 on a non-refundable submission fee or >$1000 for a publication fee?
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Watch a poster come together from start to finish!
A couple of months back, I was one of the instructors in the #SciFund poster making class. We had decided to require everyone make their posters in Adobe Illustrator, which I have never used before. This freaked me out a little bit, and I knew that if I was going to be useful to students, ...
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Did you miss my interview on NPR's All Things Considered yesterday? Catch up here:

http://n.pr/1f8GSLn
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Instructors, what's your policy on laptops in class?
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+Runivis Roan That's not just your personal experience. Learning psychology has long known that practice is much more effective for learning than just passive consumption.
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Invertebrates? Evolution? Developmental biology? If you like any of those, a new six volume set will probably have something for you!

Link to volume 4 (I helped with a chapter in this one):

http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-7091-1853-5
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One academic asks another for evidence in a peer-reviewed journal article. "Of course you realize, THIS MEANS WAR."
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Story behind my new paper on pet crayfish!
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Because you're busy, I summarized my new paper with pretty pictures.

(But would love it if this made you interested to read more!)
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Have you ever had an aquarium? Did you ever have a crayfish as a pet?

New paper! By me!

http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/kmae/2015016
Knowledge and management of aquatic ecosystems (formerly Bulletin Français de la Pèche et de la Pisciculture), an international journal on freshwater ecosystem
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no but the stream behind my house is full of the little critters.
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Professor
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Science, writing, design
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  • The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
    Professor, 2015 - present
  • The University of Texas-Pan American
    Associate Professor of Biology, 2001 - 2015
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Edinburg, TX
Previously
Pincher Creek, Alberta - Victoria, British Columbia - Montreal, Quebec - Melbourne, Victoria, Australia - Killarney, Manitoba - Lethbridge, Alberta
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A Canadian biologist in Texas.
Introduction
I am an invertebrate neuroethologist at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.
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Author of ebook "Presentation Tips."
Education
  • University of Victoria
    Biology, 1989 - 1996
  • University of Lethbridge
    Psychology, 1984 - 1989
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