What qualities does research demand from postgraduate stu- dents, those young people who makeup their minds to devote themselves to scientific research Some of these qualities are mentioned in the text below. Think of the other ones, for exam- ple, you may enjoy solving problems, you may have creative abilities or things like that. Are you patient enough, industrious and hardworking for this kind of activity Different types of study require similar qualities from the people who undertake them. Both demand an inquisitive mind that will maintain the motivation to learn and discover new information. They also both demand a high level of intellectual ability in order to cope with the pressures of understanding the possible complex arguments, facts or theories. Both require a high degree of organizational ability and time management, as so many different things need to be attended to.