The Graduate Student Laborer

TitleThe Graduate Student Laborer
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsSchrag, B
PublisherNational Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
Publication Languageen-US
Keywordsadvisors , and , Authorship , Case , Cases , Credit , Employment , ENGINEERING , Historical , issues , managers , Publication , relationships , research , SCIENCE , student , Supervisor/Trainee , Supervisors , trainee , Type: , University , workplace
AbstractThis case is a discussion on the responsibilities of research advisers and graduate students in regard to completing work related to research. It also discusses issues of authorship in regards to graduate students in laboratories. Includes expert commentaries.
NotesBrian Schrag, ed., Research Ethics: Cases and Commentaries, Volume 6, Bloomington, Indiana: Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, 2002





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