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Ten Simple Rules To Combine Teaching and Research

  • Quentin Vicens,

    Affiliation: University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States of America

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  • Philip E. Bourne mail

    bourne@sdsc.edu

    Affiliation: Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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Rule 11

Posted by David_Gurwitz on 26 Apr 2009 at 17:49 GMT

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One extra rule to add to this fine list:
Don't be ashamed to learn from your students. This rule is in particular of value when teaching gradute students: some of them may be more updated than you on some topics discussed in class.

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RE: Rule 11

vicens replied to David_Gurwitz on 27 Apr 2009 at 23:27 GMT

Thanks David for your posting. The more open you can be, the better. And that would include listening to people who know more than you, even if these people turn out to be your students! Well, I'd say that would make Rules 5 and 6 even easier to follow, wouldn't you? Particularly when thinking about recruiting students to your lab.

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