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Publishing my work without advisor

Two months ago I submitted a manuscript to my advisor for reviewing and submitting to a journal. He didn’t reply to that and when I asked him about it, he said we should think about publishing after ...
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Does a PhD student and first author choose the journal or their supervisor?

Does a PhD student and first author choose the journal or their supervisor? This is in the case where negotiations have failed. Who should get the final say or keeps this right?
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Under what circumstances is it beneficial for an advisor to seek sole authorship when their advisees deserve to be listed as co-authors?

I have seen several questions on this site which suggest that there are (presumably and hopefully rare) occasions where an advisor seeks to publish work as the sole author on a collaborative project ...
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2answers
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In the mathematical sciences, how much advisor contribution is expected on joint papers?

I'm a PhD student in the math sciences. I've written a few papers, each officially coauthored with my advisor, although essentially all of the research and writing was my own. The story is the same ...
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2answers
940 views

My supervisor wants me to include another professor's name in my paper while… what should I do? [duplicate]

My supervisor wants me to include another professors name in my paper just because he was declared as my second adviser on the project. But the problem is that this man has not done anything but ...
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3answers
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Acknowledgment and authors in article based on PhD thesis

A friend of mine finished his PhD and joined our group, on a project closely related to his PhD work. After three months, we submitted an article which includes significant amount of work from his ...
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2answers
499 views

What are the consequences of refusing to grant honorary authorship to a superior?

Recently, I learned about honorary authorships in papers and publications - e.g. the head of an institute or person who secured the financial grants. If you are in an inferior position, like a PhD ...
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2answers
178 views

Reporting in first person singular where two authors are listed

I am proofreading a text where two authors are listed (one of which is the writer, and the other, apparently, only a "supervisor") and in reporting the author(s) use first person singular (instead of ...
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3answers
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Does it look good to have a paper without your PhD advisor as an author? [closed]

I am a senior PhD student in computer science. I have published several papers with my PhD advisor already. Someone told me that, when applying for faculty positions, it looks good to have a peer-...
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1answer
235 views

At what point should I no longer include my former professor as a coauthor?

I graduated from university somewhat recently with a four year undergraduate degree and during my junior/senior year I worked on a research project with a professor. At the beginning of the project (...
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1answer
370 views

Is it safe to show my old advisor my new paper?

I've already graduated. I wrote a paper related to my Master's thesis. I am planning on sending it to my adviser to ask if I should ethically include his name as an author. He seems to be ethical ...
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1answer
169 views

review paper and authorship of ex supervisor

I am now in another lab now, different from my PhD studies, as a post doc. We had a review paper in which we included a figure from my thesis, without analyzed or even concentrate the paper to this ...
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2answers
228 views

Paper author problem [closed]

I'm a PhD student and I've written a paper on a numerical method, whose main contribution is a solution for piezoelectric problem. The paper uses some equations from the work of my MS degree. These ...
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1answer
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When to add a coauthor to a paper I am working on?

I am doing a phd in computer science. Months ago, I was having an informal discussion about my research topic with my advisor, and he came out with a very high level conjecture about my research ...
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How do I go about acknowledging my sources of funding when I am supported by 2 different grants equally?

I am a postdoctoral supported by 2 grants (say A and B) with 50/50. Those 2 grants are owned by different PIs. I would happy to have suggestions for the followings: When I finish a paper for grant A,...

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