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New study suggests generation gap in academic mentoring

Posted by Megan Fellman-Northwestern NORTHWESTERN (US)—A study of mentor-protege relationships confirms what parents and children have known for a long time:  the generation gap is real–affecting not only communication, but who ultimately succeeds at mentoring and who doesn’t. An analysis of 60 years of a “family tree” of mathematicians and the doctoral students they advised […]