Integrity in Research and Scholarship

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Conducting cutting-edge research and scholarship becomes more complicated with each passing year; forming a collaborative research group offers a way to navigate this increasing complexity. Yet many individuals whose work might benefit from the formation of a collaborative team may feel overwhelmed by the prospect of attempting to build and maintain a research group. We propose this simple guide for starting and maintaining such an enterprise.

This version (V2, 2024) updates the original version (V1, 2019) with two new topics, expanded content, and additional resources.


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Version 1, February 8, 2019



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