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
1. What issues and concerns did you immediately react to - intellectually and emotionally - in this chapter?
2. Is Ramona receiving appropriate mentoring from Nick? What are the problems and concerns in their relationship?
3. Who has responsibility for initiating and addressing these concerns?
4. What constitutes the research and work environment that Nick should be expected to provide for staff and students in his lab?
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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