Have you ever had the experience of trying to do something that you really don’t understand?
Then you may be able to relate to the cute and hilarious struggles of this little ballerina in this video from Ann Oneil (thanks to Chris Giffard for sharing it).
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Read the whole post –> The Friday Funny: What happens when recommendations for practice don’t actually involve learning
Pic by Peretz Partensky http://www.flickr.com/photos/68877611@N00/2864043200/
Think about the conferences you have gone to. How many of the presentations were really good?
They had a few clear messages that were memorable, relevant and credible. They engaged the audience – perhaps to affirm, perhaps to challenge.
They were clearly based in good practice and a
Read the whole post –> How to avoid bad conference presentations
Picture of Hong Kong from The Economist
Is the woeful level of analysis of research studies a sign of the pressure on existing media services to push out more news with fewer resources?
Here’s another one. [Disclosure: Melbourne, long tagged "one of the world's most livable cities" is my home town].
Read the whole post –> Fixing the race – Sydney “world’s fifth most liveable city”
A new study about alternatives to blood transfusion, published recently in the Archives of Internal Medicine, seems to rest on a faulty premise. The study compared outcomes from heart surgery for Jehovah’s Witnesses, who refuse blood transfusions, and are therefore prepared for surgery using strict blood conservation strategies before, during and after surgery, and
Read the whole post –> Inappropriate comparisons – Jehovah’s witness surgery study
This week, as Jane jets off to Brazil, we’re thinking about communication. It’s a critical element in successful evaluation, from being clear at the beginning that you all understand what the evaluation is trying to do to the final report providing clear messages about the findings.
This picture gave us a chuckle – and
Read the whole post –> The Friday Funny – thinking about communication