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What are the pillars of properly advising PhD Students?

Professors, I'd love to hear YOUR pillars of what you believe makes you successful in advising PhD students to completion. I am a professor, and realize I never had any formal training on this. I've ...
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How to find research work after Master's?

I graduated my Master's with bad grades (retook a couple of courses because I failed them but I still couldn't manage to get better grades) and in a twist of fate, I got highly interested in research ...
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Information about faculty funding opportunities in China [closed]

I am a new faculty foreign member in China. My university is slowly gaining momentum and does not have enough internal funding opportunities for foreigners. I have enquired about my colleagues ...
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Is a Research paper possible for proposing of a Methodology?

So I have been carrying out this research project related to Machine Learning and computer networks and have been writing research paper along side my work. Now that I have reached Results and ...
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Phd selection of the good advisor [closed]

I am interested in studying PHD in biology in USA But I don’t have much ideas about best universities and good advisors?
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Condensed citation of multiple GitHub issues

I have submitted around ~12 bug reports and want to cite this factoid in my paper. But I don't want to cite 12 different links for each GitHub issue. The links all have this common prefix: https://...
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Masters thesis graded unfairly by people who just don't care [closed]

Last week, I was notified that my master's thesis got a pretty low (passing) grade. The master's degree was taught entirely online, at a private (not for profit) university in my European country. I ...
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Should I do handover of tools and methodologies I have developed?

In some months my contract at a research university will end. During my employment I have developed tools and methodologies that are of interest to the research group. At present, I am the only ...
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How bad is it to accept a competitive Fellowship, then reject it BEFORE April 15

My situation: I applied to school A (R1 school, US News ranked, aligned research) and is nominated by POI for a competitive Fellowship. This fellowship covered tuition + stipend for a couple of years ...
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How do you decide whether or not to collaborate with an acquaintance?

Some time ago I met someone at a conference who was doing research in an area that I was just beginning to delve into. We've had a few (minimal) e-exchanges since, and recently they suggested we "work ...
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Accepted a PhD offer but no reply

I got accepted to a PhD program in England. I received a formal offer letter on January 20th, which stated that I was supposed to contact the Graduate Studies Administrator via email in order to ...
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Severe regrets because I lied in my PhD application [closed]

I am an international Physics PhD student who is currently finishing his second year successfully, with one publication and others in preparation. However, I have a problem that has not let me sleep ...
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Can a published well-received research paper contain misprints?

I have been reading a research paper for my university course. The paper is the PhD thesis of a student of Berkeley mentored by a reputed engineer. I strongly feel that an expression mentioned in the ...
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Is it worth regularly publishing in unknown business & management journals?

I notice some business & management full professors regularly publish in unknown or low rank journals. Yet I have previously been advised to be very careful where I publish. Is there value in the '...
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How important is being in a good institute for a theoretical physicist? [closed]

Will being in a underfunded institute and with mediocre colleagues hinder the performance of a theoretical physicist to a great degree?
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Are there any papers which provide information on detecting whole time-series as anomalous from a time-series database? [closed]

I want to know and study the literature about detecting a whole time-series as anomalous from a time-series database. I would prefer papers which are recently published(may be within last five years). ...
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Admission into a masters program with low CGPA(2.48)? [duplicate]

i am trying to get an admission on one of the university of us in the field of electrical engineering but my CGPA is low which is 2.48. how can i overcome this issue and probably get an admission on ...
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Is Social Media a good way to publicise ones research work? Pros and cons of Social Media research? [closed]

Through search engines, we usually look at the research papers that have high citations and downloads, which also tells us the Authors H-Index related that subject field. However, I wanted to ...
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Getting into a Master's Program for Statistics with a Low GPA [closed]

I graduated with a double major in Biomedical Sciences/Entomology with a 2.96 cumulative GPA and I took the GRE and did fairly well (322). I am planning on taking Calc I and II online as I work a full ...
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Continuing with a postdoc with my PhD advisor, but have not got any official offer letter. Should I be worried?

I am an international student who's currently in a bureaucratic mess regarding my work permit application. I will get my permit possibly in February end. I completed my PhD thesis submission in ...
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Important experiences to have in graduate school [closed]

I am a first year masters student who's currently considering a career in academia/academic medicine. While working with my mentor, each day I am learning something new about experiences that are ...
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I passed JPLT N5 exam with average score, should I be worried about MEXT examinations in Japaneese?

As part of preparation for MEXT scholarship I had given JPLT N5 examinations (I know I will give seperate written examinations in Japanese and English as well for the Mext Scholarships) and I got ...
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A confusing reply from potential supervisor

I emailed Professor X to express my interest in his research area and politely asked if he will be taking on new master students. First, I got a brief reply: Send me your transcript and any papers/...
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Lab vs personal brand

I’m moving to a new university and setting up a lab. Unlike some US universities, the consensus is not to use your surname as the name of the lab but have a descriptive name (e.g., “this area” Lab). ...
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I can't figure out why my professor hates me [closed]

I now have Professor X for the third semester in a row. I have not interacted with him very much outside of class, but I am positive he used to like me. But now, I can tell that he dislikes me. I can ...
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How to leave a postdoc after just few months without compromising my future career opportunities in academia?

I started my postdoc 5 mounts ago and I am totally unsatisfied about it. To be honest, since the first weeks I understood that I was going to be unhappy here and I had immediately the temptation to ...
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Searching for collaborators in a specific university

My university has signed a cooperation agreement with a different university overseas, and we are encouraged to find potential collaborators in that university. I looked at the university's website, ...
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Withdrawing paper from a conference after presentation due to error

Please refer to the following link for details. I am planning to send an e-mail to the conference chairs regarding my withdrawal. I wanted to seek help from the experts in the community for drafting ...
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Is it normal to CC my professor when they introduced me to someone?

Research student in Japan here. Recently, my professor (Japanese but studied in the U.S. for long) introduced me to his friend who was a guest lecturer. I got the guest’s contact information and ...
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Is it too early to switch advisors if I just finished my first semester as a master's student?

I'm aware that questions regarding changing advisors have been asked frequently on this community, and I've also asked a few of my own previously. However, after doing some thinking on the answers ...
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Asking for funding opportunities for phd in France if a professor has said yes to me but his university doesn't have any doctoral scholarship

I am a masters of mathematics student in India and a professor to whom I mailed my CV has said his Institute doesn't have a doctoral scholarship at the moment but he will be happy to supervise my ...
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Is it normal/okay if my professor grades me lower “in comparison to my peers”?

My Uni is in Minnesota and classes started a couple weeks ago. I'm taking a class for my undergraduate degree. I knew it was going to be writing intensive from the syllabus. Every week we're going ...
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How to explain missing grade on transcript

I am an undergraduate mathematics student in the United States. I'm applying to many REUs in a certain topic. My only coursework in this topic is a graduate-level course I took last year. However, for ...
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Finding graduate program with large number of high quality peers [closed]

From this answer I understand that it important to get into a top schools with top graduate programs because of the large number of higher quality peers makes a big difference. I am wondering how do ...
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The trend of multi-authored papers and the contribution of an individual researcher

I remember having read something along the lines that the effectiveness of researchers' work, i.e. the amount of their overall individual contribution has reduced w/ the rising trend of multi-authored ...
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Realized a co-author inserted plagiarism into our paper 8 years ago - what to do now?

Recently, after the acceptance of a paper, the journal said some sentences were exactly copied in my manuscript. I was shocked as I was the first author. Later, we found that during the preparation of ...
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What to do if one comes to a realization that research and post graduate studies is not for him/her? [closed]

Life doesn't allow for a redo. I have been a decent student in my undergrad and got placed in a reputed company right after graduation. However, research and academia always inspired me. I got into a ...
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Is there any reason not to use a shortDOI in an APA References section?

In the recently published seventh edition of the Publication Manual of the APA, a change was made to the citation style guidelines to allow authors to use shortened URLs in the References section, ...
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Finishing up with the PhD or quitting without any backup? What should I do?

I am a 3rd year PhD student (started in fall 2017) in Canada in Materials Engineering. I have completed my qualifying exam and proposal last year. I am soon to publish my first publication in a decent ...
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What are the mechanics of negotiating a faculty job offer?

I would like to know the following. This is for the US. Is the deadline in the offer letter a deadline to come to a finished negotiation, or a deadline to say you'd like the job and then to enter ...
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ISSN, doi, or both?

When writing the bibliography of a journal paper for example, should I include the ISSN of an entry if it already has a doi? It seems to me the doi already contains all necessary info and the ISSN ...
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Studying for an exam with an unprepared student [closed]

I am a student and another student asked me to study together for an exam and I agreed. But when we started studying he didn't know much about the subject, and I had to explain to him how to solve the ...
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Can political issues between Iran and USA affect me?

I have already read this question and its answers. However, I believe my question is slightly different. I was born in Iran but I am from a religious minority called Bahai faith and the followers of ...
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Asking about how to say to a possible supervisor to give me some time as I look for funding opportunities

I am a masters student in mathematics at an Asian University and I mailed my CV to some professors in France for phd position in analytic number theory. One of the professors said that his ...
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Chatbot development [closed]

Is there another chatbot development program for python other than Chatterbot? I’m needing to find a bot that I can develop from own corpus for PhD proposal. Chatterbot features don’t all work which ...
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How to write a very good curriculum vitae for a summer school application?

I have just graduated with a bachelor degree in Mathematics and Physics. I joined a master's program in mathematics and I have just finished my master courses with a 3.8/4 CGPA. I don't have ...
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Tips and tricks for presentation demo for academic job interview

I am working on different research projects. I was asked to give research demo on an on-campus interview. I am thinking of the two following strategies: First is to give overview of the projects I ...
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Is it appropriate (as a current student) to ask professors questions not directly related (but related enough) to course material?

I am an undergraduate mathematics major. During office hours I asked a question to a professor which was not a homework problem, but which was related to a homework problem (and I had made the ...
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Question about granting history and the way the university interacts with said grant [closed]

I was wondering if someone either had good resources on hand or could point me in a direction to find this information myself? I've been trying for a while and there's been decent information in 'Who'...
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Extent of “unscientific” or wrong papers in research mathematics [closed]

Kevin Buzzard's slides (PDF version) at a recent conference have really unsettled me. In it, he mentions several examples in what one would imagine as very rigorous areas (e.g., algebraic geometry) ...

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