chapter  2
‘You Are Here’
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Slightly facetious perhaps but it points up the fact that researchers are trained to do the job and that much of that training places them at a particular point on a historically evolving map. For some neophytes, coming to research straight after school and university, the possibility of being anything other than a clone within the accepted orthodoxy of the research centre is negligible. For those for whom the training comes mid-working life, an uncomfortable time may lie ahead, with conflicts abounding between the centre’s models and strictures concerning the ethics and practice of research and neophytes’ common sense derived from the world of work and other experience.