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An effective matching method for a scientific mentoring program

A questionnaire based on a popular personality assessment test contributes to the success of a new mentorship program.

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Fig. 1: Fostering Grads mentors’ and mentees’ professional fields.
Fig. 2: MBTI results based on the mentors and mentees from Fostering Grads.

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Acknowledgements

The authors thank all the people from ECUSA who helped in the development of the Fostering Grads pilot program, particularly C. Vazquez-Mateo, F. Martin-Martinez, I. Dominguez and M. J. Lopez-Barragan; all the volunteer mentors and mentees who participate in the Fostering Grads 2018 pilot program; the ULL, particularly C. Rubio-Armendariz, J. Sigut, J. Rivero and A. Martinon-Cejas, for their trust, effort and work that made Fostering Grads become a reality; and the Cabildo de Tenerife, particularly J.L. Rivero-Plasencia, for financial support to the ULL.

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Rivera-Mata, J., Martorell-Riera, A. An effective matching method for a scientific mentoring program. Nat Biotechnol 37, 693–695 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41587-019-0144-9

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