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Unofficial documents for admission process

I have applied few universities for the graduate admission (PhD in physics) in this fall. Maximum of the universities require all of the official documents for the admission and review process. ...
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What's the different between these two course: Business Analystics and Operation Management? [on hold]

I need to choose one of these specializations for my MBA program, anyone tell me more about these two course? and what we do when we work for a company?
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2answers
51 views

How important is it, exactly, to use a rubric for grading undergraduate lab reports?

I'm a first year grad student, and I'm TAing for a freshman/sophomore level general science course. The professor who is in charge left it up to me whether I want to use a rubric to grade the ...
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7answers
360 views

Advice for first time TA in mathematics

I recently committed to taking a mathematics TA position which begins in a couple of months and entails a weekly exercise class and the correction of problem sets handed in by students. This is my ...
4
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0answers
71 views

“Official” journal abbreviation of MAGMA

I am struck by the use of "Magn Reson Mater Phy" as an abbreviation by the journal "Magnetic Resonance Materials in Physics, Biology and Medicine" (a.k.a. "MAGMA"). See here for an example. Their ...
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30 views

How do I type a footnote in a paper? [on hold]

I'm writing my first mathematics research paper in LaTeX and I need help on how toi include a footnote, such as the Mathematics Subject Classification (MSC)?
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5answers
75 views

Finding conferences in subject area (Medical Informatics)

I am struggling to find conferences in my subject area, preferably in Western Europe. My supervisor tends to be otherwise very busy and is poor at actually providing this information in practice. My ...
4
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3answers
688 views

When transferring credits do I need permission from the “leaving” university?

I did three years of my four year undergraduate degree in the UK. I want to do my final year at another university in another country (still in Europe). I contacted the university that I am interested ...
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1answer
2k views

Is a PhD from a developing country worth paying for?

In my country, Egypt, some well-known institutes offer PhD degrees. I want to apply for a PhD program in biostatistics for which I will certainly pay a lot of money. How much would such a program ...
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1answer
68 views

Acceptance rate of an IEEE conference

Does any one know how i can check the acceptance rate of an IEEE conference.I am intending to submit a paper to the conference but would like to know the acceptance rate.
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4answers
1k views

Not citing code libraries used for paper

I'm submitting a paper to a CS conference, where I've just got the feedback from my professor. He wants to delete the few lines citing the implementation libraries such as sk-learn as well as more ...
2
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1answer
64 views

What is the affiliation of an industry author that works for a consulting company?

If I am correct, (co)authors from industry are mentioned with their current employer as compared to PhD students that mention their university. I know a case of an engineer that just started working ...
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27 views

What are the key points to get and maintain good CGPA in University? [on hold]

I am in Collage now moving to the University .i was curious about getting/maintaining good CGPA. So if any of you who have good GPA/CGPA please share some of your TIPS/Tricks.? Actually many of my ...
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1answer
39 views

Would it be beneficial for me to transfer to a university with a PhD program instead of continuing to study for a MS? [on hold]

Here in the southeastern US (if not elsewhere), it is common for students to be admitted to PhD programs in physics after completing a bachelor's, in other words an MS is not generally required for ...
6
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1answer
108 views

When applying for a new job or fellowship, how to protect your ideas from being stolen by the lab you are applying to?

If you want to change fields you have to explain the reason why you want to do that. In case of fellowship, you need some professor to host you and support your application, so you must contact him by ...
0
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1answer
34 views

Last minute master's application?

I've been gearing up to apply to grad school for some time now. Switching fields, working full time and other considerations mean that I keep pushing back my goal of applying. I have been ...
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0answers
44 views

How do postdoc proposal and PhD proposal differ?

I am particularly interested in postdoc proposals in the social sciences and in the humanities. In these fields, the applicant usually has a thesis manuscript that they want to turn into a book or a ...
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0answers
26 views

History Question multiple Choice Question [on hold]

In President James Monroe's annual address to Congress in 1823, he outlined his foreign policy. This policy has become known as the Monroe Doctrine. What was the main point of the Monroe Doctrine? A. ...
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3answers
1k views

Continuum from collaboration on homework to copying

Some of the work I grade does not seem to be copied verbatim, but also seems close enough that one student or another is being a parrot and does not totally understood what they are saying. My ...
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1answer
57 views

Master's degree vs. Master's degree without thesis

I'm a doctoral student (in a fully funded applied statistics program) opting for the terminal master's degree with thesis due to personal reasons and the lack of fit in the program. However, I'm ...
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2answers
261 views

Ethics on shortening project in grant application to raise chances of success

I am currently writing a PhD grant application, and I completed the first draft. The project is ambitious, but I think feasible, but my advisors told me that it is quite dense and could be daunting ...
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6answers
1k views

Is it common that you can't finish the exam questions during PhD study? [on hold]

I'm a first year student and twice now I have been unable to finish all the problems during the exam, which had never happened before I became a PhD student. And to be fair, even if I had been writing ...
6
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5answers
370 views

Writing a thesis acknowledgement: should I address the person as “you” or use 3rd person?

I'm writing an acknowledgment for my thesis. I looked at several written acknowledgments and realized that the people who are acknowledged are addressed by "you" rather than "He/She". For example, ...
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2answers
92 views

Under which title in CV should I list a paper accepted in a conference?

I had sent a paper for a conference and it was accepted recently. I am wondering under which title I should mention it in my CV? Since it will be published in April so I can't use the title ...
1
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1answer
106 views

Opinions of “inspirational” quotes in PhD theses [duplicate]

I am currently in the process writing a PhD thesis in Applied Mathematics. The thesis consists of several published papers, the preface of one of the papers contains an "inspirational" quote from some ...
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3answers
1k views

Should I include a paper published in a non English language in my CV? [duplicate]

I have written a paper in my own language. Is it right to write it in my CV as a published paper?
2
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1answer
27 views

Vancouver style citation and multiple sentences

I use numbered citation style in my research paper. How should I use citation when i have multiple sentences from the same source? E.g. for one sentence it's easy: My apple is red (1). For many ...
6
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3answers
432 views

Does a chapter published in a book fit as part of a paper-based dissertation?

I've just received an offer to write a chapter for a book that will be published with an important publisher. I was about to say yes, because the topic fits with my dissertation topic and I thought I ...
1
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1answer
85 views

Should I address my GPA declination in my personal statement?

Basically, my last two years GPA is much lower than my first two years: I got almost straight 4.0 in first two years but my junior year is a mess (one semester is 2.7) and my last semester GPA pump up ...
1
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1answer
91 views

Is it okay to begin a chapter without an “introduction section”?

I'm writing my phd thesis. In some chapters I simply begin the chapter with one or maybe two (at most) paragraphs that mostly gives the outline, and then I begin the sectioning. That is, this ...
2
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2answers
190 views

Should I ask my teacher before using speech-to-text software? [duplicate]

Should I ask my teacher before using software of speech-to-text in classes ? The software in question does not record (the audio) at all, just "hear" the input and output text. What about using it ...
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21 views

Collision and superimposition of signifiers? [on hold]

I have got a question that has something to do with semiotics. The following is a paragraph taken from David Holmes' Communication Theory. I could not understand what he meant by saying collision and ...
1
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1answer
45 views

Contacting multiple professors for supervision

I am an Honours student in the process of contacting professors and senior lecturers to request supervision/joint supervision. So far, I had been in contact with a pair who were more than happy to ...
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3answers
177 views

Should I still submit a manuscript to a journal if a member of the editorial board is advancing a competing theory that is incompatible with my work?

I have completed (my first) manuscript, which falls well within the scope of a particular journal. However, a member of that journal's editorial board (or, to be precise, the editor's student) is ...
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1answer
134 views

My advisor is the owner of my data?

My advisor wants to publish the data of my PhD and be the first autor. Since the idea, MM, and research was my idea and work(!), he can do it? I feel that it is completely wrong and unfair...
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1answer
155 views

How to deal with an advisor that sets a slow publication pace

They say in academia it's publish or perish, and I'm afraid I will fall into the latter category. I am a graduate student at a research university, and I am in my third year. Most of my first two ...
2
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1answer
73 views

Seeking a permanent job during a postdoc in a different country/continent: official and moral responsibilities

I'm going to refer two countries/continents as X and Y. I'm citizen of neither. A week back, I started my third year of postdoc in X (with no teaching duties), after living two years for my first two ...
8
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2answers
528 views

seeking reimbursement after faculty interview

After an on-site interview, should I seek reimbursement for meal expenses that occurred to and fro the interview? They did give me a expense report so I know it is legit to fill it out but just not ...
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0answers
76 views

Publish own work online, ethics and platform

My question is similar to this. If someone wants to publish his work in the medical field, for free but without a review process, how is this seen by the academic world? Are there any online services ...
2
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2answers
60 views

Public dataset without license: what is allowed?

Many public scientific datasets are accompanied by a license, for example variations of Creative Commons are used quite often. However, in many cases public academic datasets lack any licensing ...
3
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1answer
41 views

Harvard citation of original journals but accessed online?

I want to cite an idea found in a journal accessed via the web and uploaded as a PDF file (or whatever mean). When I want to reference it at the end of my paper, should I cite it as if I've read the ...
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1answer
71 views

Ways to get out from Physics lecturer frustration [on hold]

I had completed my honors & masters in Physics five years ago. I am working as a physics lecturer at a private maritime academy in my country Bangladesh. I had completed 2 years diploma course ...
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0answers
47 views

Collection of examples of course designs with the flaws pointed out and explained?

We have a course on didactics in the curriculum, accomplishing which we should be able to evaluate courses and design our ones. I wonder if there is a collection of good course examples or examples of ...
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68 views

How to protect the timeline of my project when the supervisor is not willing to negotiate anything?

So I am currently working on an 8 month final project, of which 1 month has already passed. Its for an Engineering Doctorate degree. I have one supervisor and one client(who is a Phd student). ...
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2answers
78 views

Missing funding deadline for serious reasons: what to do?

A friend of mine missed a deadline for applying for funding for a PhD positions. Funding applications are handled through a different channel wrt to program applications (I believe by some Research ...
3
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1answer
70 views

Should I include a patent in my cumulative PhD thesis?

I am writing my thesis as a cumulative PhD, meaning that instead of describing the outcome of my project in a standard book format I write a short introduction to the compilation of publications. My ...
4
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1answer
84 views

How do I write a cover letter for a journal that has a double blind review process when I need to reference my previous conference paper?

My research area is in Computer Science. I am going to submit a paper to a journal, that has a double blind review process. The paper builds upon our previously published work in a conference paper. ...
2
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2answers
149 views

Can I edit my name on a submitted paper if I changed my name during the review process?

I am in the final stages of my PhD and about to change my name. I already have a number of publications (2 Journals only but a bunch of conferences). I have submitted a paper which is being ...
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0answers
29 views

If I took electives from another program during my BSc and MSc, how should I list it on my CV?

While I was doing my BSc in Applied Mathematics I took 5 electives that were part of the Data Science MSc program. Right now I am pursing a MSc in Computer Science at the same school and I'm taking ...
2
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1answer
72 views

Is ethical approval needed for online studies?

An online study, the participants had the full choice to fill the questionnaire and they signed (a check box) that they agree for sharing their data in the study. In this case, Do we need an ethical ...

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