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Separating citation in bracket from rest of the sentence

In the following examples, should the citation be separated by ; or ,? Simplistically, the goal of the investor is to maximise return (subject to risk constraints; XYZ, 2011). or Simplistically, ...
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Determining affiliation when you are affiliated with two institutions [duplicate]

I work at a medical center doing research, and, separately, I also am a graduate student in a master's program. If I am publishing something with the research team I work with, and I supposed to also ...
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Dealing with a passive-aggressive and seemingly biased advisor

I am an EE Ph.D. student at an R1 university in the US. Over the last six months or so, I have been seeing some passive-aggressive behavior directed toward me. I am usually very patient, and I have ...
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Word for a part of a book containing introduction and background/state of the art

I am writing a book (a sort of research memoir), and it is structured like this: PART I: Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Background, state of the art, description of research lines... PART II: ...
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Sending your potential advisors your preprint that you have not posted on arXiv

I have written up a preprint that I have not posted on arXiv yet, as I keep modifying it. It is advisable to send that preprint to my potential postdoctoral advisors before I have posted it on arXiv, ...
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How can one learn he Chinese language easily?? For international students studying in china? Either offline or online [closed]

I am currently doing my Master degree in china and learning the mandarin is quite difficult for me so I want to know how best to lean Chinese??
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Who owns unpublished research data?

For example: a thesis is proposed by a student at a university and it requires funding for research. They secure private funding. Then for whatever reason, the research project is cancelled and shut ...
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Recommendation letter and conflict of interest

I have started a postdoc position very recently. I have funding for now, however I wanted independence, my PI encouraged this idea and we are working on a fellowship for me. On the other hand, I have ...
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What you wish you knew when applying for tenure-track assistant professor positions [closed]

I will be applying to tenure-track assistant professor jobs this coming cycle and would like to know what are common pitfalls or things you wish you knew during the interview cycle. Specifically, I'm ...
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How important is networking at conferences really?

I'm a final year computer science PhD student and I've been to several conferences so far. My thoughts: Typically I've talked to other PhD students and postdocs about research/ life. But there's ...
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Can an associate professor be a postdoc supervisor

I am a young researcher searching for a postdoctoral studies. I found a researcher that works in a field similar to mine and I have in mind a project for postdoctoral studies supervised by her. ...
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When to affiliate university on research paper? [duplicate]

While I was finishing my undergrad I reached out to professors from other universities to do research under during my spare time. Fortunately, it led to me main authoring a paper that is getting ...
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Is it worth publishing technical report as a journal paper also?

I'm currently working on a technical report which will be published by the sponsor organization - and also given significant publicity by them for campaigning purposes. I'm wondering if it's worth ...
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How to prepare files for submission into arxiv

I wrote a pre print on overleaf to submit Into arxiv. Overleaf displays an option for directly downloading the required documents for submission. In my case I don't have any figures to be attached ...
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Query on arxiv submission [duplicate]

I have submitted a pre print to arxiv repository which was to be released today but now the status is shown "On hold" While submitting the pre print I only attached the .Tex,.bbl and .bib ...
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Good recommendations for online phd in AI [closed]

I am looking for a place to do my PhD online in AI. Any recommendations? Liran
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How do I post publication just submitted on my CV? [duplicate]

I have submitted my publication to a conference awaiting review. I was wondering how do I mention it on my CV, and precisely what the format is. I completed my undergrad in CS and this is my thesis ...
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How hard is it to find a job in the academia with a Muslim name in the UK?

I found the following article on the Internet: Candidates with Muslim-sounding names are three times more likely to be passed over for jobs What is the situation in the case of acadamia?
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Question About ResearchGate Followers [closed]

I've noticed that the order in which my followers are listed on ResearchGate changes. One particular follower move up on the list (he was 3rd from the top, then moved down to 6th from the top, and now ...
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Does exposition count as research experience?

I am applying to grad school this year for PhDs in mathematics. I have done four projects overall. One was a REU through which I published paper, and the second was my undergraduate thesis, where we ...
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Different results according to the method use

I am preparing a rebuttal letter to reviewers and the editor about one of my manuscripts. The reviewers were concerned about the results and they suggest running the same models but using another way ...
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Withdraw a manuscript then submit a revised version [duplicate]

I wrote a manuscript and submitted it to a journal. One day I realize there is a critical mistake in the manuscript, so I revised my manuscript. Now I don't know if I can submit a revised manuscript ...
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Worried about my progress

I'm a 3rd year PhD student in pure Math in a Canadian university. I feel like in last one year I haven't made much progress. I definitely tried some problems, had regular discussions with my ...
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As a PhD student in theoretical physics, what fraction of my time (if any) should I spend on background material rather than my research problem?

I am a theoretical physics PhD student in the initial years. There is something which has been bothering me ever since I have started my PhD till today i.e whether one should completely focus on ...
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Looking for academic papers covering offensive language used in medical research [closed]

As part of my research into linguistics, I am searching for academic papers related to any medical field. These papers must contain offensive terms for people of ethnic minorities, as was ...
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Should I allow a PhD student to use figures of my Undergraduate dissertation in their PhD thesis?

Last year I worked on a novel dataset provided by my supervisor and I found interesting results which I presented in my BSc dissertation. A PhD candidate was working on the same dataset. Now the PhD ...
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Can professors arrange for an MSc scholarship if you contact them by e-mail and they are interested in working with you?

I wanted to know if one can get MSc scholarships just by emailing professors from different universities, by showing them that we have some interest and some experience in fields that they have ...
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Are there any resources out there to help you find inspiration for a PhD topic?

I got my Master's degree in mathematics in 2017. Since then, I haven't done a lot of maths, so I am a bit rusty. I am now considering doing a PhD in maths, but I have little-to-no idea for a topic. I ...
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My professor says he'll send me recommendation letters once he finished writing them, what should I respond?

I asked for a recommendation letter from a professor and sent him all the required materials. He agreed to write me the letters, but he also said that he will send me the letters later next week. Is ...
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First author is against further experiments prior to publication, but corresponding author decides to do so anyway. Is this justified?

We submitted our paper and got rejected. Now we want to submit somewhere else. Me (first author) wants to submit the paper as it is, while the corresponding author wants to do further experiments. Is ...
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What does it mean to "end up with a Desmond"? [migrated]

I am reading a (fictional) story set in 1980's Scotland. One of the characters is studying (reading?) business and this is written: he could tell the class of honours was not something she cared ...
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Can one submit to two places BUT one is non archival?

I was wondering if one can submit to two conferences/journals, but one is non-archival (e.g., a workshop). My curiosity stems from the NeurIPS experiment showing that the submission process seems ...
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Is there an independent and fair organisation for investigating and documenting discrimination and power abuse in academia?

Instances of discrimination and/or bullying are common in academia. Here are some examples from BzH, Elephant in the Lab.org, Science, Nature, Guardian, and Guardian again. Is there any place where ...
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How to properly acknowledge an old famous mathematician in my article?

I am a Ph.D. student in mathematics. I have worked on a project and wrote a paper. A reputed old mathematician, who is not my supervisor but is an excellent and friendly human, in my opinion, ...
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Does the Newton International Fellowship holder can get an extra salary from the host organization?

The Newton International Fellowship supports the development and training of postdoctoral researchers at an early stage of their career from any country outside the UK, by providing an opportunity to ...
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PhD in a probably hopeless research project

How to proceed with my PhD? I'm 18 months into it, but I don't see this project going anywhere. Perhaps I didn't do my due diligence or researched the position before accepting it. I'm working in a ...
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Conflict in a research paper

I need help to avoid any potential academic misconduct regarding ongoing research. It is a bit complex. Let me explain the situation. It is not related to my Ph.D. thesis. I am an international Ph.D. ...
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Poster Presentation at a Doctoral Training event

I am attending an international doctoral training event in an area of physics that matches the area of my PhD. We have been asked to produce a poster for the event, which mentions including any ...
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Responsibility to report Health and Safety concerns

I'm a Ph.D. student who has recently become aware of several health and safety hazards in my lab, which I have been unable to address with my supervisor/other lab members. These hazards include ...
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Research motivated by referee assignment

I was recently asked to review a paper. I liked the paper a lot and eventually recommended it for publication after minor revisions. The paper inspired me to do further research on some questions ...
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Hard Work vs Smart Work [closed]

Is the choice of discipline dependent on how much validation you got working on it when you first found it or nurture based on where your research interests have taken you (or not)? I had surety about ...
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The reviews are completed but the editor does not send the final decision and I am in a hurry

I have submitted a paper and both reviewers stated that the work is very well-written, novel, very well-done etc., and asked only some very easy questions. After I sent the revised version, on the ...
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I am going to complete my PhD in Latin America soon, should I enroll for a second PhD in the US?

I am completing my PhD in Chemical Engineering at one of the best universities in Latin America. I was also a visiting scholar at a university in the US during my PhD studies. However, Brazil has ...
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Plagiarism in thesis when copying passage from own paper?

I finished my Ph.D. recently and I am about to submit my thesis but I have copied a few lines from the discussion and results from my own papers. Will it be considered plagiarism? Can I exclude my ...
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Is a university instructor required to mention whether they allow late work in their course?

Does a instructor have to specify whether or not they accept late assignments? Only now, after three years of college, have I encountered a professor who does not explicitly state his policy for late ...
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why my Personal Keywords aren't accepted by the registration system in journal of number theory(Elsevier)?

I have tried many times to regsiter(pre registration) in journal of number theory of Elsevier publisher , when i put my Personal Keywords i got the below attached error notice , I separated my ...
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Can editors affect the odds of a paper being accepted into their journal?

Assuming one submits a paper to an academic journal where the editor is positively or negatively biased towards you, what can they do to affect the odds of the paper getting accepted? An ideal answer ...
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Is it possible to take overseas trips to see family while completing a US PhD?

I am in the final course of my bachelor degree program. I am from the country of Georgia. I am aiming to complete a PhD in USA without a master's degree in a mathematics field. So I have one question ...
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Is it possible to become an editor of a reputable journal without a medical/postgraduate research degree?

I am a final year medical student and an early-career researcher. I do not hold any medical/postgrad research degree yet (except for a Bachelor of Medical Science). Despite not having any formal ...
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Any successful examples of funding research through crowd funding?

Has there been any successful examples of crowd funded academic research projects? (i.e., instead of grants from funding agencies) I would restrict the scope of this question to only within academia.
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