[R-meta] Posting to this list

Dr. Gerta Rücker ruecker @end|ng |rom |mb|@un|-|re|burg@de
Tue Mar 29 23:45:55 CEST 2022

Dear Wolfgang,

Thank you for your quick response and clarifying this. My post was 
caused by your question to Stefanou. I would have thought that if 
someone explains their status being a second year's student, we simply 
believe him (or her) instead of asking "Is there any way this can be 



Am 29.03.2022 um 23:36 schrieb Viechtbauer, Wolfgang (SP):
> Dear Gerta,
> I don't think I am bashing anybody and I am sorry if it came across this way. Anybody is free to post here. It's just nice to know who I am conversing with, especially if a post is addressing me directly.
> Best,
> Wolfgang
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Dr. Gerta Rücker [mailto:ruecker using imbi.uni-freiburg.de]
>> Sent: Tuesday, 29 March, 2022 23:21
>> To: Viechtbauer, Wolfgang (SP); Stefanou Revesz
>> Cc: R meta
>> Subject: Re: [R-meta] Posting to this list
>> Dear Wolfgang,
>> I read your recent post on these more general rules for the list and I
>> agree with most of them. However, I have a problem with this bashing of
>> people who do not have an official address. I worked for full 12 years
>> as a German Hausfrau from home. I was nowhere affiliated, but
>> nevertheless published as a researcher, together with my husband and his
>> colleagues. At that time I even didn't have an e-mail address. Now I am
>> retired, and when my contract as a guest scientist will end, I will lose
>> my e-mail address and my affiliation and, if these are the rules, will
>> not be allowed to post on this list. Please be aware that there are
>> people who retire, or get unemployed, but still do research.
>> In short, why does it matter where we are affiliated?
>> Best,
>> Gerta
>> Am 29.03.2022 um 22:54 schrieb Viechtbauer, Wolfgang (SP):
>>> Is there any way this can be verified? Easiest would be to use your UCL account
>> to post.
>>> Best,
>>> Wolfgang
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Stefanou Revesz [mailto:stefanourevesz using gmail.com]
>>>> Sent: Tuesday, 29 March, 2022 22:27
>>>> To: Viechtbauer, Wolfgang (SP)
>>>> Cc: R meta
>>>> Subject: Re: [R-meta] Exponentiating the fixed part of rma.mv output
>>>> Hello Wolfgang,
>>>> I'm a second second year master's student in psychology at the
>>>> University College of London. I don't currently own a social media
>>>> platform or personal website (I certainly should set up one for myself
>>>> when I start to publish!). To be clear, are you asking that I should
>>>> add this information to my signature at the bottom of my gmail in my
>>>> future posts, correct?
>>>> Sincerely,
>>>> Stefanou
>>>> On Tue, Mar 29, 2022 at 3:05 PM Viechtbauer, Wolfgang (SP)
>>>> <wolfgang.viechtbauer using maastrichtuniversity.nl> wrote:
>>>>> Dear Stefanou,
>>>>> When posting to the mailing list, please provide some information about any
>>>> institutional/organizational affiliation (such as a link to a personal
>> website,
>>>> university profile page, or social media profile). Thanks!
>>>>> Best,
>>>>> Wolfgang
>>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>>> From: R-sig-meta-analysis [mailto:r-sig-meta-analysis-bounces using r-project.org]
>>>> On
>>>>>> Behalf Of Stefanou Revesz
>>>>>> Sent: Tuesday, 29 March, 2022 21:43
>>>>>> To: R meta
>>>>>> Subject: [R-meta] Exponentiating the fixed part of rma.mv output
>>>>>> Hello Wolfgang,
>>>>>> I want to exponentiate the fixed part of my model below, is there a
>>>>>> way to preserve the appearance of the output as in
>>>>>> `coef(summary(res))` but just display all the columns in their
>>>>>> exponentiated form?
>>>>>> I did try `predict(res, transf = exp)` but that is not what I'm after.
>>>>>> Thank you,
>>>>>> Stefanou
>>>>>> ## Here is my model:
>>>>>> d <- read.csv("https://raw.githubusercontent.com/fpqq/w/main/f.csv")
>>>>>> res <- rma.mv(gi ~ teaching_level+pd_format +pd_content +
>>>>>>                   training_hr +time +outcome +area +
>>>>>>                   time_wk_whn +time_wk_btw +study_type,
>>>>>>                 V = v_gi,
>>>>>>                 random = ~1|study/obs,
>>>>>>                 data = d)


Dr. rer. nat. Gerta Rücker, Dipl.-Math.

Guest Scientist
Institute of Medical Biometry and Statistics,
Faculty of Medicine and Medical Center - University of Freiburg

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