My advisor gave me this little list of questions for research when I started working with him, and I've kept it pinned up in my office space ever since. It's surprisingly relevant, even outside academic research.
@edsu i would suggest expanding 9. to include open access & reproducible research (ideally with open source tools)
@simon great idea!
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