Linked Questions

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What affiliation do I choose if my scientific work is unrelated to my job? [duplicate]

I left academia, but occasionally I am coauthor of a paper. These papers are in the area of research I did at university, but now I am working in a different industry. Asked for affiliation, I am ...
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Paper Authorship / Commercial? [duplicate]

When my co-founder and I were creating our project (with a scientific background), we always listed our universities as our affiliation, or we listed ourselves as the Co-Founders of the project with ...
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How should a university non-academic employee's affiliation be like?

A friend is in a situation where they obtained a PhD in one field in a different country, but now is working at a university in an unrelated field in a non-faculty, non-research position. However, ...
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What does affiliation (for a publication) signify?

This question is triggered by the (somewhat off topic there) comment thread about an employer who does not want to appear as affiliation for a paper, and the subsequent thoughts of whether an employer ...
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For paper based on thesis, should I list my university as affiliation or the name of the company I currently work for?

I am currently writing a paper for the thesis work I did last year along with my advisors. (I successfully graduated last year and currently work in a software company.) I am confused regarding what ...
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Author without institutional or professional affiliation [duplicate]

Here is the case: An author has made substantial contribution while not been related to any institutional or professional affiliation. The question I sent to Nature: An author has made substantial ...
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Publishing: Is working at home perceived as unprofessional? [closed]

I've done research work entirely at home, it is completely unrelated to my thesis. I am going to publish it in some journal. Although I am aware that I should not use my affiliation, and it is ...
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Publishing without an affiliation while having one

There are many questions here about publishing without an affiliation. They have in common the situation that authors do not have an affiliation to use (for example they are unemployed). My question ...
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Slides for conference talk with no affiliation

It is (of course) a rule that the speaker's affiliation appears alongside their name in their presentation at a conference. What's the best practice in the case of no current affiliation? Did you ...
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Adding affiliation at the proof stage

I have a paper to which I am 3rd author from my previous postdoc, and recently I got another postdoc in another institution. Is it fair and ok to add the new affiliation now, at the proof stage?