Reblog: undergraduate co-authors

There is a short blog post over at Dynamic Ecology on undergraduate co-authorship. Fortunately, there seems to be agreement that undergraduates can be authors, and that authorship should be determined based on contribution rather than rank (which, if reversed, would be a rather, well, rank system). What I find the most interesting, however, is the comments section, where strategies for fostering authorship opportunities for undergraduates is discussed. How do we aid the process and make sure we take steps to include rather than exclude? It’s a good (and short) read:

Our next question in our ask us anything series comes from Liz: For undergraduate researchers, what is enough of a contribution to merit co-authorship versus acknowledgements? – via Dynamic Ecology

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