Questions tagged [advisor]

The one who helps students to select courses or an academic major, engages in a short term and long term educational planning, assists in preparing the thesis necessary to obtain the degree; or a person who advises internship students on training in industry.

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Complicated situation with phd advisor : miscommunication

I am currently in the first 4 months of my PHD in Physics, but I already did a 5 months internship before. I have some relationship+work problems with my phd advisor. I am here to have feedback from ...
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Why my PhD supervisors do not want to be involved in my research ideas? [closed]

I am a PhD student close to finishing my 1st year, highly motivated, passionate, hard working and with one accepted article in a really good journal (related to PhD project) plus conference ...
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What can a PhD candidate do if their advisor leaves on sabbatical without warning? [closed]

This is a question somewhat related to another question about advisors on sabbatical. I started what I thought would be my final semester of my PhD (applied math) in January. I have already passed ...
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Do advisors allow their postdocs to pursue projects outside the advisor's core interests? [duplicate]

I would like to work with a professor in my field as a postdoc after I complete my PhD in Computer Science later this year, who has a remarkable record of supervising PhD students to become faculty at ...
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Should someone mention her admission to other prestigous universities in past years when she applies for a PhD program?

Last year, one of my friends received a competitive PhD offer (including a full-time research assistant position) from a highly prestigious university in Canada, however her request for Study Visa was ...
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How to say goodbye to your supervisor before the new year

I am meeting my supervisor tomorrow and it is the last time I see her this year. I am not a native English speaker and don't know how to say goodbye and wish happy things.I am wondering if somebody ...
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Getting Help From Adviser's Friend

My MSc thesis is about a subject that my adviser isn't completely familiar with. In my work, I found some new result. He said it is better to show the results to one of his friend that has expertise ...
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Ditch Workplace Ethics or Quit PhD [closed]

During my last PhD year there were several disagreements with my supervisor. I am out of funding and got warned of being forced out of the PhD program if I disagree in the future with the supervisor ...
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PhD Partial thesis and changing advisors(or transferring universities)

Suppose you have written part of a thesis(normally a PhD thesis in my field has 2-3 parts, each part may be different from the others). How is it handled if you change advisors? Can you keep the parts ...
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Should I get help from my advisor? [closed]

I am in serious situation now. I am in the final semister of my graduate degree. I am a member of a lab as the professor is also my advisor. The first 2 semister I got project to work on with my phd ...
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How should I reply and thank a potential supervisor's email? [closed]

This is a mail I received from my potential supervisor who is willing to supervise my PhD study. I want to thank him for the email. Dear XXX, I would like to know how it goes with your ...
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How to ask politely to a potential supervisor? [duplicate]

I have some initial conversations related to the scope of the research area with my potential supervisor. I took a course with him as well. He knows me well too. I asked him to supervise me in my ...
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Choosing between two different professors to advise my undergrad thesis [closed]

I am a computer science undergrad student (second degree student, on the road to a PhD). I am in a bit of a pickle. I came up with a feasible research idea for my thesis and I want to work on it ...
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Asking about how to say to a possible supervisor to give me some time as I look for funding opportunities

I am a masters student in mathematics at an Asian University and I mailed my CV to some professors in France for phd position in analytic number theory. One of the professors said that his university ...
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How to refer to advisor in nomination letter

I want to nominate my advisor for an advising/mentoring award. I always use my advisor's first name when I talk or write to him, and as far as I known most students in my department and university do ...
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I'm a PhD student, my supervisor is a complete bully. Should I take legal action? [closed]

If a PhD student has been bullied by their supervisor, should they take legal action and sue for damages? Taking legal action could prevent the supervisor from subjecting others to this treatment in ...
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Didnt take the final exams yet I got an A grade [closed]

Well to start with, I dropped out of college for reasons that have to do with mom's health and hence I was ought to go back my home country. It was just right before my finals, to be more precise ...
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PhD Application in Mechanical Engineering Research in Computer Graphics

I want to apply for PhD program in mechanical engineering at Stanford. Furthermore, I want to conduct research in the area of computer vision and computer graphics with application to robotics, ...
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Do I report my supervisors? [closed]

I am currently in a Masters program which was supposed to take 2 years and I am in my third year. I was completed with my research in my 2nd year and only continued because my supervisors felt I was ...
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Email to a potential Phd advisor: how to make a research proposal if you don't have one? [closed]

I'm a third year Physics & Mathematics student, and I want to work with a specific advisor. I have read almost all the related questions in this site and this blog post. However, almost all of ...
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Who will be my final adivsor? [closed]

I am presently a third year graduate student. I am currently being supervised by professor A. Recently, I am co-supervised by professor A and B. Now professor A decides to leave, and if I graduate in ...
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About Appliying for MSc Program [closed]

I want to work on a specific topic that I find interesting. So, I need to have an advisor who works on this field. How should I apply for something like that? Should I firstly find a professor, or is ...
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Choose people or topic preference for PhD? [closed]

I have two PhD offers: Team a) I like the people but the research topics rather just ok. Team b) I like the research topics but the people are a bit strange and not as well qualified. Can someone, ...
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Anything we could do for abusive PhD advisor? [closed]

I have wasted 6 years in a bad lab in some biomedical sciences PhD program in the US. Basically the PI is a MD with no training for science. I felt treated like a slave. In spite of significant ...
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Postdoc offers when supervisor did not get involved [closed]

I am a finishing PhD student in Mathematical Physics in a very good and prestigious EU University. I have excellent publishing record, including a single authored technical paper, have been awarded ...
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My potential supervisor told me that she could not support my MSc unless I have a scholarship [closed]

Could you please advise on: how to reply to her and find the options for funding my studies (I don't want to lose this opportunity) whether it is mandatory for foreign students in Canada to have a ...
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PhD Application

I was contacting a potential supervisor for a PhD program. I was happy to get a reply from the Professor stating that my proposed research interests is in line with his research activities. The ...
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How to get a TA for a thesis

I’m writing an academic paper for a B.Sc. We only have the professor and a PhD student from another university plus random friends and volunteer collaborators helping us. We were not specifically ...
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What to do if I can't trust my advisor no more? [duplicate]

After so many incidents happen that my advisor trying to bad mouthing to my committee, sobstege my publication, secretly removing me from my PhD projects I feel I cannot trust my advisor anymore. Now, ...
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Should I email the program director of a department after being referred to them by another professor/potential advisor?

A couple of weeks ago, I emailed a professor (at a different university) about becoming my graduate advisor. While they didn't explicitly agree to do so (the program isn't accepting new students until ...
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What department level internal accountability standards can be developed for improving problem advisors [closed]

My dissertation has just been approved and I can not be more relieved. I am not relieved because of impostor syndrome or because the work load was too high. I am relieved that I never have to ...
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Any way to prevent my advisor from destroying my publication?

My advisor said he will edit and submit my manuscript for me but the version he submit to the journal was full of mistakes that was not original in the manuscript that I send to him. Is there anyway ...
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Advisor's bad decision results in co-authored mediocre publication. How to prevent this from ruining my career?

I happen to be involved in this project in which my advisor has made such a bad decision that the result turned out to be mediocre/uninteresting. While I am not the lead author, I will be one of the ...

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