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Repostiories of publications of univerisities or institutions across the world

Is there any extensive database with the repositories of universities (and similar institutions) from around the world? By repositories, I mean webpages where publications (such as PhD thesis) are ...
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COVID-19 - Should I start applying for other jobs having accepted a post-doc verbal offer months ago?

I accepted a verbal post-doc offer from my future PI through email in late January. The university has asked me to fill out some forms for paperwork and visa application from time to time since then (...
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What are the implications of submitting a paper to be graded and to arxiv preprint on the same day?

I submitted my paper to be graded in a university class and to the arvix preprint on the same day. Are there any implications for the grading professor and myself if the arxiv preprint is announced ...
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Can nsfw pics/vids that non-consensually ended up on pornsites hurt my career in academia/industry?

Backstory: I was i involved in some nsfw photoshoots and amateur vids with a photographer in my undergrad (in the US) when I was going through a rough time. The media include my face in them (yes, ...
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What is suitable format to present a Psuedo Code in academic paper?

I'm going to include my algorithm as a pseudo-code in a double-column paper format. However, since lines of my pseudo-code are long I don't know if is it suitable to use the width of both columns to ...
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How one legally can justify distance learning for on campus programs?

A few years ago we wanted to open a new program that will be based on distance learning, however, getting accredited for having a master degree program that is based on distance learning and not on ...
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Is there a formula to calculate the power delivered from a solar panel? [closed]

I am currently working on a project that works with solar panels on Mars and I am trying to calculate how much power I would get from a solar panel on the surface. I have values such as solar ...
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Cumulative dissertations in art related subjects

I'm looking for examples for cumulative dissertations in art and design subjects. Does someone know if a cumulative dissertation (not practice-based) is a viable option in art PhDs?
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Infectious process of coronavirus [closed]

Supposedly coronavirus might spread through bees or mosquitos. Is it possible to get infected by mosquitos carrying coronavirus?
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Failed the capstone project

I have been given a second chance for completing my capstone project. I went to the director as well as the professor and discuss what I'm going to include in my report and they agreed the data I'll ...
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How to politely reply and educate students with unreasonable requests?

I am a professor at uni, and I have been experiencing a number of unreasonable requests from students on these days, some of them arguing that they need a special treatment due to the current ...
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Should I choose NYU for MS in CE or Virginia Tech of MEng in CS (Goal: Ph.D. in CS)? [closed]

I have received the following offers for admission: 1) MS in Computer Engineering at NYU Tandon School of Engineering 2) MEng in Computer Science at Virginia Tech (NCR campus) My goal is to pursue ...
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How can I cite multiple geo-locational data used from Google maps?

I am preparing my journal paper for submission. For the data analysis in this paper, I utilized geo-positional coordinates of all the convenience stores locations in my study area (approximately 90 ...
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Professor not replying to my email. Why?

I wrote an email to my professor yesterday to ask makeup exam. But he doesn't reply until now. Test was taken a week ago. But, I can't take it because of family emergency(my grandfather passed away) ...
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How do you respectfully remove someone from your research group?

Recently, I began my work on an independent research project. A few months ago, while I was writing the research proposal for submission, I talked with a peer of mine who hadn't done independent ...
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Reporting attempt at cheating

To help finance my studies, I have been offering tutoring services for other students throughout the past year. Business has been good and students have been grateful for the help I have given them. ...
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How to begin a sentence with a citation that has multiple authors in APA?

I want to begin a sentence with a citation that has multiple authors (more than 7). Would it be appropriate to begin the sentence as: "According to an article from the Encyclopædia Britannica ...
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Is there any online database for grant available for computer security? [closed]

I need to get some grant to continues on my research in Cyber Security. However, I could not find any database that clearly introduces available grants. Does anyone have any information in this regard?...
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prestigious MBA questions [closed]

I am planning on attending a MBA next year in one of the 'top brand' schools. I have some questions and would really appreciate everyone's input A little about myself: Software engineer at FAANG, 2 ...
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Cheating tendencies for open- versus closed-book online exams

Like many faculty, I am forced to give online exams for the first time this semester. (See I need help adapting my academic workflow to the COVID-19/coronavirus crisis – where do I start? for ...
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Department member writing reference letter for job applicant for a position in that dept

The applicant has asked me for a reference letter for a position in my department. (I can give a positive recommendation.) The applicant is not related to me. Would it be appropriate for me to do so? ...
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What are some efficient ways to keep a note of results of a paper?

I learn and produce mathematics. In that process, I had to read quite a number of research articles. Question : What are some efficient ways to keep a note of results of a paper? I keep a note ...
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What to do when a reviewer is late while daily posting about other activities on social media?

I am an associate editor for a journal. I have asked an academician to perform a review for the journal, to which they agreed. The reviewer is already 6 weeks late (6 weeks after the deadline), not ...
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Missed Assignment due to Covid-19

I was flying from Canada back home, after all the in-person classes and tests were canceled. So my country(Kazakhstan) has strict laws that were enforced in regard of the new pandemic. They include ...
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What do recruiters think of candidates who left their PhD midway?

Let us assume person X and person Y. Both entered grad school in the same year, X as a PhD student (without a prior masters degree) and Y as a masters student in the same field. Towards, the end of ...
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Potential rotation advisor reaches out — with her entire academic record!

I am an incoming PhD student (for the fall). I recently received a message from a faculty member saying she was impressed with my application and asking if I wanted to talk about rotations. Ordinarily ...
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How to reference a summary instead of the original sources?

I always get confused about this when referencing. Example: I am writing the Literature Review of my research on AI. I started with the history of AI. I am reading a paper submitted by a ...
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Are 'please cite my paper' emails socially accepted?

I am a PhD student in physics. A few months ago, I submitted a paper (which has meanwhile been accepted, but not yet published). The preprint is on arXiv. Now, I saw that a few days ago, another ...
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How to gracefully walk away from coauthored paper

I am working on a coauthored paper which I would like to step away from. How can I do so very tactfully and gracefully? I want to step away because I don't quite agree with the direction the paper ...
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Letting grant funder know that funds no longer needed?

I am a English PhD student (focusing on literature), but this year one of my assistantships through my university has involved some grant writing for local non-profits. Recently I've been working on a ...
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Can a casual comparison of phenomena and assumptions based on it be presented in a journal/conference paper?

In comparison to the size of the universe, humans on earth are like bacteria on a speck of dirt. Much like in the animated movie "Horton hears a who". When writing a journal/conference paper, if ...
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Would I be able to do a PHD without having a bachelor or master degree [duplicate]

I have finished my high school and did 1 year program of FOUNDATION IN BUSINESS. I left my degree (BBA/Accounts and Finance) after completing 2nd semester. Now I have done an online 3 months course ...
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Addressing selection criteria

I am applying for PhD scholarship and there is selection criteria and I have to respond to each of them. One criterion is given below. • willingness to collaborate and engage closely with industry ...
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Were the duration of Bachelor's, Master's and PhD degrees different in the U.S. 100 years ago?

Given that there were much less to learn 100 years ago, was it the case that duration of the degrees were less then than it is now?
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As an undergrad, how to leave a research group that I told them I will do my PhD there

I am a 4th-year undergraduate student and have been working in two joint research groups (voluntarily, no credit from a course, no pay) for more than a year. I have applied to some Master's and PhD ...
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Google Scholar: Citations appear on co-authors' accounts but not on mine

Problem: I have several papers published all of which are picked up by Google Scholar. There's one particular paper that shows no citations, however, this is wrong. How do I know? The same paper ...
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Which funding agencies pay their reviewers? [closed]

As in the title of the post... I am interested in engineering or closely related. Note this is a request for information/facts not an invitation to an intellectual/ethical debate. Pierrot
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Can I write the language specific summary of my thesis in dialect?

My mother tongue is Dutch and I'm writing my thesis in English. I am required to write a summary both in English and my own language, Dutch. Would it be ok to write the Dutch summary in a dialect? ...
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Late graduation and prospects of getting into a good Master's degree

everyone, I hope all is good and you're safe during this difficult time. A little background about me; I'm studying in Europe and I'm graduating this semester (economics) , however this is my 6th ...
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Difference between Thesis and Research paper?

My query is about whats the main difference between thesis and research paper, and as i am undergrad, which is more easy for an undergrad to do!!
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Funded Masters or Unfunded Masters [duplicate]

Suppose have two options (in USA): A funded MS BME program (let's call this AA) in a research area that is so-so in my interest, the professor has negligible contacts in the universities that I want ...
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What do you do when you don't know how you came to know something?

In the field of computer science a lot of times there are things you do that you just acquired during your years of studying in the field. Be it random tutorials you found on the web but of course ...
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How to prevent my introvert nature from being a barrier to success in grad school and future academic life?

I don't ask questions during class/meetings/seminars out of the fear of embarrassing myself. I am also not able to intiate interactions with people I don't know beforehand e.g. Visiting professors/...
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Avoiding “Zoom bombing” in virtual conferences and seminars

With travel restricted by the COVID-19 pandemic, many academics are organizing online seminars and conferences as a substitute for regular in-person university seminars, colloquia, and research ...
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Career effect of embargo on doctoral dissertation

I have a question about how my dissertation embargo period would affect my future work, so please help and share your ideas. I will appreciate any thoughts here. My PhD degree is material science. I ...
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Reivsion in ScholarOne: Where to upload the response to reviewers as a attached file? [closed]

For the revision, I found there are two possible attachment places for the response document. I don't know which one is the appropriate place for attaching the document. Please help me! One is in '...
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Is “because it's fun” an acceptable justification for choosing a certain research path (when communicating to peers/colleagues)? [closed]

When asking a peer or colleague why they are pursuing a certain research direction, I have often heard the answer "because it's fun". This bothers me: Shouldn't we all be capable of providing an ...
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Effect of heavy rain on speard of covid 19 [closed]

What is effect of heavy rainfall in the speard of covid 19 If a person with covid19 virus walks or runs during rain how it spreads Second if someone walks outside once after rain stops can it ...
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query related to Teaching Assistantship award

As a newly admitted student in PhD program, I have been awarded TA ship by my department for academic year Fall 2020-spring 2021. the stipend is quite generous that is 2300usd/month. In funding letter ...
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Whom to cite from an article: the reporter or the person who provided a quote to the reporter?

I am reading this 2016 article: EI benefits (The Globe and Mail) The article is written by the reporter R. Younglai. In an academic paper, I am talking about a specific theory/concept which is ...

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