Research ethics survey
cboake at utk.edu
Fri Feb 28 14:06:53 EST 1997
In article <33169348.6657 at nospamsalk.edu>, forsburg at nospamsalk.edu wrote:
> The real measure of whether you are working hard is what you
> are getting done.
> -- susan, who will probably regret bringing up working hours!
Yes! Yes! Yes! We're not in a field that deals with "billable hours." We
are in a field that judges progress by papers published and proposals
funded. I tend to get anxious if I don't see one of my students for a few
days, but I realize that they have their own schedules, and after a few
months with a new student I know whether the absences are productive or
unproductive. Productivity can be totally uncorrelated with visibility;
it's easy to spin your wheels anywhere.
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