Monthly Archives: January 2011

Collaboration in the Laboratory

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I just came upon a blog on Benchfly.com that asked the question How Scientist Really get Trained?  They asked the readers to select from a list of resources including classes, journals, bosses, and lab mates/ colleagues. With 72% of the popular vote it was lab mates/ colleagues followed by: the internet 44%, PI/Boss 41%, journals […]

Hypothesis: Architects and Scientists Have a lot in Common

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Growing up in a house with a research chemist and designing laboratories for the last 15 years I have observed firsthand that  we share many similarities in what we do and our process.    I guess that my initial predisposition to the above hypothesis starts with a belief that architecture is the marriage between artistry and […]

Social Dynamics in People at Work | Part 1

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Understanding People and Process Resulting in Design of Place Over the next few blog entries, Brady will be discussing how individuals interact with others and their environment at work and how this affects the planning behind design of space. How do we choose a place to work?  What drives us to join and stay with […]

AIHA Wish list for 2011 and 2012

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Today I was reading the EHS today (Environmental, Health and Safety) for December and read that the American Institute of Hygiene Associations, AIHA, Unveils Top EHS Public Policy Issues for 2011-2012 based upon a member survey.  The top issues for 2011 and 2012: Updating Permissible Exposure Limits (PELS):  Injury and Illness Prevention Program (I2P2) Material […]