Dear Editor, In their interesting article on Collaboration and CoProduction of Knowledge in Healthcare,1 Rycroft-Malone and colleagues make the following point: “there are some general transferable qualities that might be embodied in researchers, such as being: able to wear more than one hat (being generalists), comfortable in the field, tolerant of messiness, a good communicator with different audiences, able to go with the flow and be adaptable whilst maintaining the standards of research rigor, able to manage conflict, be tenacious and creative (to name a few).”... (Read more...)
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