The power of mentors is in their capacity to awaken a truth within us, a truth we can reclaim years later by recalling their impact on our lives. - Parker Palmer
Chapter 1: Discussion and Reflection Questions
5. How should Nick's business and consulting interests be monitored to prevent or reduce his conflicts of commitment that reduce the time he can devote to his trainees?
6. What should Ramona do to make explicit her concerns about the offensive behavior she observes? Where can Ramona go for help?
7. Did Ramona engage in self-plagiarism when she re-used a lit review she had previously submitted for a grant proposal?
8. Identify two to three topics you think are central to the training that graduate students, post-docs, and faculty should receive on mentoring and supervisory relationships.
Research Ethics
Chapter 1: Mentors and Tormentors
Discussion and Reflection Questions
Integration Questions
References and Resources

This chapter addresses mentoring and supervisory relationships. Upon your completion of this chapter, we hope that you can identify appropriate expectations and roles in mentoring for responsible conduct of research. We also hope you learn about the mandate that mentors and institutions have for the ethical training of graduate students and post-doctoral fellows.

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