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On Authorship

Drew, Joshua Adam

For better or worse publications are the coins of the realm in academia. They represent a basic unit of measurement by which a lab’s productivity can be measured, by which decisions on tenure and promotion are made, and a factor in how grants are allocated. For many young researchers getting that first publication is a tremendous feeling, the first form of professional validation, and proof that those long hours in the lab/field/simulation were all worth it.

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The Drew Lab at Columbia University: Ecology, Evolution And Conservation Of Coral Reefs
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http://labroides.org/2013/03/07/on-authorship/

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Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology
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October 8, 2014