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O'Shea, Donal
Undergraduate research and the mathematics profession.
Peterson, Mark A. (ed.) et al., Directions for mathematics research experience for undergraduates. Based on the conference ``New directions for mathematics research experiences for undergraduates", Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, USA, June 2122, 2013. Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific (ISBN 9789814630313/hbk; 9789814630337/ebook). 115 (2016).
2016
Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific
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undergraduate research
mathematics profession
doi:10.1142/9789814630320_0001
Introduction: Much has been said and written about undergraduate research in mathematics: about its possibility, about its intrinsic quality (or lack of), about different models for facilitating it, and about its value to students, mentors, and even departments. Very little has been written about the systemic effect of undergraduate research on the mathematics profession and the development of mathematics as a whole. What follows is a first, necessarily speculative, attempt to begin to fill this gap.