Student Research Programs: Self-developed vs Supervisor-developed

The Context As always, this is my humble perspective based upon my experience, so please make of this what you will. There are also cultural differences (both in terms of people and in terms of institute cultures). But I have seen two broad categories of student projects. The first involves students being given a project.Continue reading “Student Research Programs: Self-developed vs Supervisor-developed”

Research Programs vs Individual Studies

The Context Recently, there has been a bit of discussions in my circles about programmatic research and if this is something that we should be striving for as researchers. It got me thinking about what the purpose of programmatic research is and, ultimately, if this is something that we should be doing. Programmatic What? ProgrammaticContinue reading “Research Programs vs Individual Studies”