In a table,
list the full name, degrees, and affiliations of each member. Also
list the role that each one is expected to fulfill. In most circumstances,
it is best to identify the project lead, who is usually the main author
if publications are to ensue. Stating the names and roles of each
member at the outset avoids problems down the road.
It is surprising how common are misunderstandings about roles. An illustration in academia is assumptions that are made about authorship of publications resulting from the work. For example, junior statisticians who assist in analysis may hope for or expect to be credited as authors while other team members may think differently. Less experienced clinicians may not envision authorship ...