The Shady Bench
Moto: Conferens in potentia futurum paenitend (Pondering the potential future regrets)
Back in Sherbrooke, during my postdoc, we used to eat lunch at a lovely shady picnic bench and discuss scientific advice and mentorship issues. The original members of the Shady Bench are Mark Vellend, Carissa Brown, Eric Vander Wal and me! Here is a list of some of the nuggets of information that I gleaned during that time, from my academic upbringing and in the years since then.