Successful researchers rarely tend to work in isolation
The topic of what makes a research student successful often comes up in conversations with academics. Research can be perceived as a mystical activity that can only be accomplished by the most intelligent. Attributes such as critical thinking and communication skills are identified as being the most important qualities.
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