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Decision about getting a job while completing MSc Studies

Last year I got accepted in a full time informatics MSc. During that period I also had a fulltime job as a software developer in a startup and I was trying to make some publications with my thesis ...
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Is the new ACM 2012 taxonomy usable/in use?

I've wasted about an hour trying to figure out how I'm supposed to categorise an ACM article using the new 2012 taxonomy here, and how I'm supposed to represent those categories in my article. On the ...
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How to explain to my boss where not to publish?

I have some continuing misunderstandings with my advisor. For some time I am actually my research as a one man show, but due to my faults and a lot of work I still did not finished my PhD, and I am ...
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Electronic version of diploma in the US universities?

In a job application, I received electronic version of diploma and transcript (not scanned copy, but the official electronic file that the university prepared to be printed on official diploma and ...
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European fellowships for neuroscience or anatomy?

I'm not sure this kind of question is appropriate here, but if not here, probably nowhere else. I'm interested to know if there is a) any mailing list for jobs in neuroscience or anatomy (apart from ...
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doctoral dissertations from for-profit schools

I've been trying to find the dissertation of someone who advertises holding a "doctorate of management" from the "University of Phoenix". The degree requires a dissertation, but the school does not ...
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How many PhD students does a typical STEM professor graduate during their entire career?

The discussion on this infogram made me wonder about the number of PhD students that a full research professor successfully graduates in their entire career. By professor, I mean a full professor, ...
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Are there widely accepted rules about conflicts of interest in faculty senates?

The faculty senate at my school recently took a position on a professional issue that was highly confrontational toward the administration. After union negotiations resulted in a pay raise, the senate ...
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Opinion on accepting a grad school offer after having already accepted another offer

I applied to graduate schools this year, and at the tail end of February, my first pick school sent me an email that to me, sounded like they had filled all the available TA positions. So naturally I ...
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Data analysis code on Git

what is policy are you following about publishing data analysis code on Git? Do you do it after publishing or as a work-in-progress? I developed a number of Python algorithms to analyse a large ...
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When is the best time to get permission for putting others figures in the paper? (Conference vs. Journal)

My basic question is, should I get copyright permission for a figure before submitting a paper? However I realize there may be two different situations, and I'm not sure if they are different. ...
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How important is the country of academic experience in applying for US academic jobs?

I have long academic experiences in African universities (where I studied and am based). I had various administrative positions such as head, dean, vice president. Academically, I have supervised tens ...
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Is there any information about the trend of journals preferences regarding Word over LaTeX?

Is there any information about the trend of journals' preferences regarding LaTeX and MS Word? My main concern is computer engineering and linguistics fields of study.
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Mathematics journal publishing colour diagrams for free

I have a paper with colour diagrams that I wouldn't like to convert to grayscale for publication. I think colour greatly helps to understand some complicated patterns. I know most journals accept ...
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Are there opportunities to support cancer research through volunteer IT or software development?

Several friends and acquaintances have recently died from cancer. The chemo treatments are crude and destroy quality of life. Furthermore, chemo treatments depend on the efficacy of antibiotics for ...

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