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Anyone doing MA/PhD in Religious Studies?

I am looking for someone doing MA/PhD in Religious Studies to discuss method and theories in this discipline. Thank you for reading the post. Newbie ACSE :)
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Fraud: government grants and universities; what EXACTLY is considered fraud?

I'm wanting to disclose possible illegal actions and new technology created by my late husband, brother-in-law and a professor at a university while using government funding grants awarded to the ...
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PhD - switching to another school that previously accepted you

I am doing a PhD in social sciences, currently finishing the coursework part, at one of the middle-ranked universities in the US. Because of some peculiarities in the program and the school (specific ...
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Taking individual subjects not related to my career

I would like to ask for advice in this particular situation of mine: I am a Mexican medical doctor, and I am applying for a Master Degree in Biomedical Engineering at a german university. The program ...
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Allowed help in thesis

If you write a thesis, is it legal to ask somebody if things you did are correct in the thesis? When it's my own work and this person says, everything correct, there shouldn't be any problem, right? ...
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Equal contribution noted in paper draft without prior discussion

My thesis has been accepted as a paper. Now, with the camera-ready submission deadline close, a new footnote appeared in the final version of the paper stating that the first (me) and second author ...
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Does the length of a Scientific report imply anything about credibility or thoroughness?

Background In a question about the Green New Deal, I posted a comment to an answer that asserted the Green New Deal was not based in any science: It's not a surprise that such a report [sic: read ...
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Teaching Fellow vs. Postdoc

I would like to continue with my academic path but, the last year, I've been conducting mainly research activity with no teaching assignments. I would like to build up my portfolio to gain some ...
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Scholarship for PhD -> PhD failure -> funds should be paid back? [duplicate]

First reason to know - is here some people, who had this situation? Second one - if you are student, usually you don't really have such a huge amount of money in your pocket - what do you think, what'...
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Variance in academic fecundity during and after graduate school [on hold]

Some people used to be prolific when they were working on their PhDs, but years after graduation, they hardly published a single paper. Why? Also, some faculty members published great papers while ...
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What to say to a student who has failed?

A student has failed a course I just taught. Grades were announced yesterday. This student sent me a very long heartbreaking email about how she this means she will be kicked out of her program, how ...
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Translated letter of recommendation from employer

I live and work full time in the United States. I will be applying to graduate school in France through CampusFrance. All documents, apparently including letters of recommendation, are to be ...
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Reasonable sanction

A lecturer with more than 10 years of experience and proven record of excellence in both teaching and academic service failed to complete his teaching self-assessment. In general, the teaching ...
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Before paper submission, the EIC advised that the paper topic and length is not appropriate. The paper actually falls into the scope of the journal

I contacted the EIC before submission to inquire if they would accept a paper of 15 pages and he advised that the paper topic and length is not appropriate. The paper actually falls into the scope of ...
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Research supervisor vs research reviewer [on hold]

Please explain the difference in between research supervisor and research reviewer in one research topic
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How can I do a Computational Dance PhD degree in the United States?

How can I do a Computational Dance PhD degree in the United States? I know there are some mathematical music PhD degrees, with some graduates working at cool places like Spotify, after graduation. ...
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Industry value of Doctoral degree when compared To a PhD in Computer Science

I'm planning to do a Doctoral program in computer science. However, there are Two degrees: Doctor of computer science (DCS Doctoral degree) Doctor of philosophy in (PhD) computer science I am a ...
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Is Stack Exchange Academia based on a flawed premise? [migrated]

I have been thinking about the general model on which the stack exchange sites work and I feel like academia.stackexchange is rather flawed. The model is essentially that lay practitioners are able to ...
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Mentioning possible PhD personal investigators in graduate application w/o being asked to do so?

My title is pretty self-explanatory, but I was wondering how it looks to mention specific researchers to work with in graduate school via my personal statement/s. I'm applying to PhD programs in ...
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Affiliation in papers after leaving the institute where the bulk of the work was done [duplicate]

I have been working on two projects for last one year or so and they are almost done. But this month my postdoc tenure ended. So I have just joined another institute as a postdoc. Should I put both ...
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Should I tell a PhD student's supervisor about a lack of understanding and somewhat ethically dubious conduct?

Background to the question: A PhD student who I worked with during my masters' recently sent me a coauthorship statement for a paper I published whilst I was a member of that group. We started in ...
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Writing multiple areas of interest in SOP

So first let me introduce myself. I am planning to apply for masters in mathematics in this year. I am student of bsc. 3rd year of Mathematics. Although my initial interest was to study about ...
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Almost all of the Postdoctoral positions requires to attach publications while contacting. Can a manuscript under review be sent to address this?

I have submitted my PhD thesis and am searching for postdoc positions. However, every position has something on the lines of "Postdoctoral applicants should also attach your most important ...
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Finishing difficult Phd [on hold]

I am a PhD student in STEM and my project will end next year. I accepted my project even though I had no previous knowledge of the topic . Moreover, It is a fairly new area of research with very ...
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Are there any institutes removing teachers based on less performance in publications? [on hold]

Consider the four cadres: assistant professor, associate professor, professor and above. Are there any universities or other institutes across world in academia that removes from office permanently, ...
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How can i answer these questions during my PhD Viva [on hold]

I am defending my PhD thesis soon and have been told to practice some questions that I should expect, one of which is: 1-What are the ethical implications of your work? 2-What were the alternatives ...
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IEEE in-text citation with page number

Is the syntax used in this tex.stackexchange answer valid? The asker wants to cite a specific page in a single reference and uses the format: Some assertion [1, p. 23]. Meaning reference number 1 ...
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Access to best PhD thesis?

I hear that many universities (at least in my country) award best thesis award every in every department. I want to review such thesis in mathematics to get updated with current levels of research ...
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How do US grad schools interpret international GPAs?

I am an international student looking to apply for a PhD in mathematics in mainly the USA. My current university uses a 10 point scale for GPA but most of the universities I've seen, in the US seem to ...
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Co-author responds to email by mistake cc'ing the EiC

I (first author) received a decision on a manuscript recently (minor revision). All my co-authors were cc'ed in the decision email and some of them replied to the decision email saying "...
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Need advice about a vague question on postdoc position search and post thesis submission dilemma

I am a veteran PhD student who have just submitted my PhD thesis and am waiting for my defense. The defense is to be scheduled for the end of the year (end of November). Due to lack of proper ...
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Should I get a CPhT? [on hold]

I have been debating on becoming a CPht (Certified Pharmacy Technician). Is it worth getting? What are the pros and cons? Are there other certifications I should consider? I have a high school ...
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Is it possible to hire a phd student or postdoc by hours? [on hold]

I am working on small projects in machine learning field at my spare time. I love to research on the main ideas and concepts. However, I won't have much time on implementing it. Since the field ...
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Conferences for Human Activity Recognition [on hold]

What are some conferences for publishing papers on Deep Learning for Human Activity recognition? Do any of the major conferences have specific tracks for Human Activity Recognition?
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If I change my research group, can my former supervisor restrict my access to my codes that are written by myself?

Recently, I quitted my current research group and I will start to work with someone else. I was in my former research group for almost three years and during these three years I wrote more 200,000 ...
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College Chemistry Seacrh [on hold]

I have a slightly above average sat score ~1200 and I'm very interested in chemistry, are there schools that have good chemistry departments that I could get into, I've had a lot of trouble trying to ...
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My Anatomy and Physiology professor is charging for the outline [duplicate]

My class already requires two books for the lecture and one for the lab. Is it actually legal to charge $15 for the course outline, written by the professor and published by the community college. I ...
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Outsourcing papers and other homework and screen sharing to other places vs academic fraud? [on hold]

There are two cheating scenarios 1) In person 2) Online How are these cheating scenarios treated differently in academia?
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Naming of subchapters which deal with same topic in different case

Is there any naming convention or strategy for subchapters, if they are about the same phenomenon but observed within a different case? Let's say my structure looks as follows: 4.1 Usage of Software-...
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Are there any examples of legal issues with academic fraud?

If somebody gets a law/engineering degree or something similar with academic fraud surely they could be sued for malpractice? Maybe another examples is/are doctors. Are there any examples of this ...
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How to “know” if I have a passion? [on hold]

Most students encounter a life-changing decision during their undergraduate years. That is either to choose a high-paying career, yet such that they might not be passionate about or a career they like ...
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Some people publish great ideas in grad school, others are not

While reading certain papers, I come across great ones, presenting truly new findings, and not re-inventing the wheel or doing minor changes to other works. I seriously find it hard to believe that ...
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Complementary value of each other [on hold]

Whenever I used to read some academic books, I frequently read this sentence ""complementary value of each other meaning"". Like, if would put prefix to this sentence it will look like, Reliability ...
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Asking PI I barely interacted with for letter of rec?

I'm a rising senior and will be applying to PhD programs this fall. I'm wrapping up a research project I was doing this summer at another school (basically an REU-like program) and the school is at ...
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Letters of Recommendation when applying afresh to a new PhD program

I'm currently enrolled in a PhD program in the US. Before picking up my master's degree, I'll be applying to a different PhD program that's more suited to my interests. I will be able to get two ...
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Handling several acceptance letters from different schools

If an institution tells you, look here is an admission offer, and you should let’s know if you accept it or reject it by the day after tomorrow. Meanwhile, you are still waiting for a word from other ...
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For college, do I need to get 2 letter of recommendation from 2 completely different subjects? [on hold]

I was being told by my friend that I had to get 2 letter of recommendation from two different subject side, 1 from Humanities(English, History...) and 1 from STEM(Science, Technology...). Is that ...
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Where to include a “description of scientific expertise” in an application?

I am in the process of applying for a junior research group leader position. The required documents include a "description of your scientific expertise" along with usual things like a publication list ...
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Does the managerial title of a LoR writter matter?

In the past I have seen students eager to get a recommendation from a proffesor from the upper management like the dean of the faculty. Especially for academic endevours such as grad. school ...
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Should I bring up minor writing errors that I noticed after submitting revised version?

I have received a decision letter on my paper from editor "I am prepared to accept this manuscript for publication provided that the authors perform some editing to improve the grammar throughout the ...

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