On Being a Scientist: responsible conduct in research
Publisher: National Academies Press 1995
Number of pages: 49
On Being a Scientist is a well-written resource for understanding the principles of responsible research. This is an excellent guide, not only for seasoned scientists and research administrators, but also for newcomers to the field of science and research administration.
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