[ASC-list] Significance of author position on a research paper

Bianca Nogrady bianca at biancanogrady.com
Wed Feb 8 23:38:32 UTC 2017


Hi all,

this might be a stupid question, but what is the relative significance of
the first and final author on a scientific paper? How is it decided?

Thanks,

b

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