Saturday, January 12, 2013

no research without publication

“Research without publication is recreation” 
(I. J. Good, as quoted in "Research and Publication in Statistics" by Bill Woodall). This goes for undergraduate research too: a serious undergraduate research experience must be directed/striving towards publication (which is, in a sense, a continuing and confidence-building certificate of authenticity, to say nothing about the practical value for the students' careers).

On topic: The Role of Research at Undergraduate Institutions