Mentoring and the publication racket

September 10, 2011

Whether I think it sad or not, it is true. From postdocs to grad students to rotation students, summer interns and technicians…

The best thing to do as a mentor is to make sure they are on projects which earn them an authorship, preferably sooner rather than later.

Learning a bunch of stuff is comparatively less important.

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