Professorial Hypertension

In STEM fields, a graduate student works on supervised research and is part of a research group led by a professor. Learning how to write up technical papers for publication is one of the most important parts of PhD training, so the student will typically be tasked with producing the first draft of a manuscript, which then gets heavily edited by others involved in the work, most of all the professor. This practice, however, is not without danger

Comic8_Hypertension

6 comments

  1. You should find a way to cash in on these. How do other webcomic publishers cash in? Ads, I assume? Selling t-shirts and stuff?

  2. Eli said: So low on that box in the lower left?

    The symmetry makes the joke a bit cleaner, don’t you think?
    Although yes, I admit, in reality, for someone as impatient as me, anything that’s in the slow column is pretty excruciating.

    Alex: You should find a way to cash in on these. How do other webcomic publishers cash in? Ads, I assume? Selling t-shirts and stuff?

    That sounds very grown-up, like it would require commitment and scheduling and worrying about consistency in quality… It would probably add to my stress rather than be the creative outlet that it is now.

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