Questions tagged [academic-life]

Questions related to academic culture, academic communities, and the coexistence of "life" and "academia."

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Is there any such career as a medical researcher?

A little context here: I graduated from medical school in 2012, practiced briefly till 2016 and stopped. I simply got bored with traditional medical practice and then decided to pursue my first love - ...
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How do I politely say that I am not applying to my alma mater anymore?

I am a PhD student in Y university in United States and I finished my MS in X university before my PhD. All professors who provided my recommendation letters work for X. Lately, I have been feeling ...
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How does it look to apply for two academic positions at different times at the same university?

Last year, I applied for a visiting position at a school that I was shortlisted for. They notified me of this and mentioned that they would choose one candidate from the shortlist for a campus ...
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How should I spend my time as a pre-doctoral fellow?

I have written to my potential PhD supervisor and he has replied that he would be happy to supervise me on a project. I have not applied to the university yet and I think the process will take several ...
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Nobel laureates and where they currently work

There are a lot of lists of Nobel laureates by institution available online. However I cannot find any that list laureates by where they are currently working. Does such a list exist?
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How can I request for a pdf of a book on academia.edu?

How can I request for a new document or pdf on academia.edu.Will academia find it for me?
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Affect of not finishing degree within 3 years due to a disease

I am currently pursuing a degree in bsc. Hons is of 3 years in an esteemed university in india. I am at the final year now. Through the two year my grade was of around 7 cgpa. But at the last semester ...
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Outsourcing papers and other homework and screen sharing to other places vs academic fraud?

There are two cheating scenarios 1) In person 2) Online How are these cheating scenarios treated differently in academia?