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PhD Publication

I am in my 4th year of phd but I don't have any journal article. I am working on RF circuits and I cannot think of something very new for publication in a journal. Can someone please advise me what ...
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Is it fine to email several people regarding internship programs and potentially have to turn down one?

As stated above, is it acceptable to email many people requesting mentorships at once; hypothetically, if two people were to say yes, is it okay to say something like "I apologize, but someone ...
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How long to get permission from publishers before reusing your works in the dissertation?

I have a few works published in the ASME and Elsevier. Those works will be my parts of the dissertation. I was wondering if anyone has experience in requesting permissions before reusing those in your ...
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I was part of a research work, but not going to be included in the paper

I'm a student. I was part of a collaboration with a different lab. I worked extensively with another student (and sometimes alone) for several months to produce material that was later used in the ...
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I am one of PhD students under Marie Curie-ITN Action. Can I resign my contract because of my health problem?

I am one of PhD students under Marie Curie-ITN Action. I have been studying on my project for three months. I have health problems because of high levels of stress. I have psychosomatic symptoms. I ...
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Asking for Modifications to Letter of Accommodation for Disabilities [closed]

As a student who already filed for accommodations in their prospective university, if mid semester one needs to make updates to the accommodations what is the standard procedure to go about doing so ...
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Research in India in CS as an international student [closed]

I'm an Indian citizen who has studied in the US, where I got a Mathematics undergrad (this is my final semester, so I'll have the degree before I return). However, I've taken multiple CS classes, done ...
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My PhD supervisor gave up on me

I'm a 4th year PhD student in Germany. I started my PhD in a fully funded project and the funding will run out by next month. I'm still not close to finishing my PhD but I believe that I can finish it....
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Given my details below, what are some of my possible steps towards a habilitation? [closed]

Goal: I hope to get a permanent or almost permanent position within three tears from now, and so I'd like my CV to be more convincing. I'm perhaps naively thinking that if I can get five papers post ...
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CEA vs CNRS for permanent researcher positions in France

I am trying to find a permanent researcher position in France. I'm applying to job openings in CEA and CNRS. Though I have some understanding of how CNRS operates and working conditions, salaries, etc,...
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How to handle copyright on figures? [duplicate]

I'm working on a non-academic book that cites from many academic resources. I make heavy use of figures in my book and many of them are copyrighted, either by the authors or the journals. My ...
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A paper with two ADMs [closed]

Is it normal for ACM journals to assign two ADMs? What does it mean? In what situation this can happen? Does it mean that the journal accepted to review the paper? Does it means that the journal is in ...
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Does having qualifying exam subjects on my transcript help? (Math)

For context, I am a international (undergrad) student in mathematics willing to apply to a pure math PhD program in the U.S. this year. Recently I've been interested in commutative algebra and ...
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I am a PhD student. How can I find collaborators that I can contribute work to and become a coauthor on papers?

I'm a PhD student almost completely on my own at my university. I'm in my third year and its occurred to me I have had to drive every project forward almost entirely on my own. I am the only student ...
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What was your eureka moment, and how can I create one for myself? [closed]

As a first-year graduate research student in science passing through several alternate "Peaks of Mount Stupid" and "valleys of despair", it would be great if some of you could ...
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To provide lecture notes or not?

I teach Intermediate Microeconomics to a large class (150 students) in a University. I use a graphics tablet to write the explanations and project it on the screen. I am mostly open to pausing and ...
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Is it okay for a co-author to share an unfinished manuscript with others?

I am a PhD student, I recently sent a draft of a paper to six co-authors to get final revisions before submitting to a journal. One of my co-authors responded saying they had sent to manuscript to ...
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Publishing no-longer state-of-the-art results in machine learning

I co-authored a method, which yielded state-of-the-art results in several machine learning benchmarks. However, the paper got rejected from two conferences and then from a super slow journal. With the ...
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Schedule for Job Applications

When applying for a postdoc position or a tenure track job in the US, most universities have application deadlines between October and December, and send out offers between January and March. I am ...
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Is it easier to get a foreign medical degree (MBBS) recognized in Australia than in Germany? [closed]

Is it easier to get an MBBS degree recognized in Australia than in Germany?
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How to deal with failing ideas?

I graduated from my PhD last November and as I get along super well with my PhD supervisors, I decided to pursue research with them on my free time alongside my postdoctoral position. We all have ...
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What experiences count in the application for a MS Clinical Psychology Program?

I'm a third-year undergraduate student (from South Asia) of BS Psychology and plan to do a master's in Clinical Psychology after I graduate. What are the type of experiences needed to strengthen my ...
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bioRxiv - Are previous versions still available to read after revisions?

When a revision of a manuscript is submitted to bioRxiv, is the previous version still available to be viewed? If so, is it possible to hide some of the previous versions?
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Is it plagiarism to use the same research method for similar papers?

I have to submit an original research paper for my Capstone. I was pretty excited about the topic and the method. However, I was gutted after finding a pretty similar paper which employed the same ...
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Should I be worried that I might not be interested in the exact type of research my supervisors do?

I started a PhD program this September and I keep having doubts about whether or not I can achieve what I want being in this program and working with my current supervisors. I'm in the differential ...
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Is it bad practice to cite online news articles in solely because it's not a "reputable" source (i.e journal articles or even books)?

I understand that this question may be nuanced, so I'd like to provide a personal example which led me to asking here in the first place. For context, I am currently doing my Bachelor's in IT. Some ...
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Assigned to Review a Paper I Previously Reviewed

In a previous conference I was assigned a paper, which I rejected and the authors later withdrew with no comments. Now, in another conference, I was assigned the exact same paper. Choices: Refuse to ...
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What degree does someone need to pursue in Germany after finishing an MBBS degree in South Asia?

After finishing an MBBS degree in South Asia (Pakistan) (a 5-year bachelor's degree plus a 1-year internship in the hospital) what kind of additional courses or degress are necessary to take (in ...
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Do conference abstracts by other groups preclude publication?

N.B. This question is about physics (if you want it really specific: applied physics, adjacent to chemistry). This means that (a) abstracts are typically very short compared to a full paper (around 1-...
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Literature Review as a MS Thesis [closed]

Please share your views of doing MS thesis based on Literature Review. Like complete Thesis is secondary research.
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Wrong Data, Wrong Direction, Career suicide [closed]

I am on a very weird situation once again. Being doing my phd in Europe since 2020. The field is computational multi-omics. I had a nice supervisor to work on a very interesting topic. After analysing ...
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Review request for DFG (German Research Foundation)

I recently received an email, requesting me to review a grant proposal for DFG (German Research Foundation, https://www.dfg.de/en). Though in other circumstances I might be happy to accept this, right ...
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Any advice for USA university conference? [closed]

I am a student which would like to participate in an online conference in any USA university. I am interested in data science/statistics/economics/businesses domains. Please can you help me with any ...
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How to do short research projects with professors?

I am a physics student looking to apply for PhD positions. To increase my chances of getting selected and to increase my exposure to research, I want to publish research papers. The only research I ...
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Advisor's Move to Another University: Should I Identify as a Visiting Student or Visiting Researcher?

I've recently transitioned to university B to continue my research following my advisor's move from University A. However, my enrollment and degree completion remain at university A. This situation ...
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Changing PhD, who and how to tell first?

I want to leave and change my current PhD after 3 months in this new city (France). I still haven't told my current supervisors because, for economic reasons, I do not want to get fired while looking ...
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Publishing two papers at the same time

I wrote two political science papers with a similar premise but with different case studies conducted in countries A and B. I sent the 'A' one out to a journal last summer, and it took a while to get ...
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Do professors hold lower occupational prestige than physicians in the UK and the USA?

In South Asia, university professors hold much lower occupational prestige than physicians. There are two reasons for that: People think that their lives are in the hands of doctors, so it is better ...
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What is the format for “Modulhandbuch” (course description) of previous degrees when applying for MS in German universities?

My bachelor’s degree is in Electronics and Communication Engineering. I will be applying as non-EU applicant for an M.Sc. in electrical engineering and information technology (“Elektrotechnik und ...
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When to reply the email of a job offer?

I got an email with a written job offer for a faculty position in the US. A question that I never saw addressed is about the timing of replying to a written offer email. Should I acknowledge and thank ...
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How to foster a positive relationship with my team in a PhD program when I am older and have work experience?

I recently joined a PhD program after accumulating nine years of work experience. My decision to pursue this program was driven by personal ambition, aiming to refine my skills and engage with ...
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Can version control protect students against allegations of ChatGPT use?

There is a Guardian article about the dilemma when there has been possible use on generative AI to create student essays. It presents it as a hard problem for students to prove they really authored a ...
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Different strategies to mentioning the need for negotiating a faculty position in the US

Today I received a written offer from a great US department in my field (Biology) and still did not reply to the email. I want to start negotiations about a few points in that offer, but I need also a ...
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In the U.S. academia, why do many institutes never send rejection letters for postdoc positions (to save the hassling of inquiries from applicants)?

As far as I know, many, if not most institutes in United States never send rejection letters for postdoc positions. As a result, applicants have to keep asking them to update the status. Is there a ...
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Do people still read monographic dissertations (in natural sciences)? [closed]

I'm in the natural sciences (astrophysics) and in my experience, virtually nobody has the time to read monographs anymore (specifically dissertations). Most people don't even read entire papers. I ...
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Format multiple affiliations/institutions for medRxiv

I am submitting to medRxiv. In the "author list" part of the submission process, each author has only one line for an institution. There are no obvious ways of adding more lines. I can see ...
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How can I explain the complex ethics of AI to third-year college students? [closed]

Recently, a decision was made to allow the removal of AI-generated content in response to a letter from Moderators at Stack Exchange. This type of AI-generated content is increasingly used in response ...
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What should I do if Google Scholar doesn't link to the published version even after 7 months? [closed]

My last paper was published around July 2023 but when I check it on Google Scholar, till now it only shows the preprint version. Because of that, even the latest citations go to my preprint version. I ...
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Joining or starting a boot camp [closed]

Is there a boot camp around here that I can join? Or if there are people willing to start one and we work together.
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What should I expect from a paper discussion in a postdoc interview?

I have been invited for a postdoc interview that includes a paper discussion. They sent me their key paper and told me to discuss it because I will do something similar if hired. I read the paper and ...
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