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Questions tagged [affiliation]

An affiliation is a contractual connection between an academic institution an a student or an employee.

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Academic Affiliation - Paper will be Resubmitted during PhD but published as an AP in another institution

I have a paper that needs to be resubmitted by the end of the week. It should be the last round, and I strongly expect the paper to be accepted for publication after that. I am still employed as a ...
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How do I specify my affiliation/contact information when I changed institutions and fields?

I am in a situation similar to that of this question where I did some work with a former employer, I changed fields, and now something related to that work is in the process of being published. ...
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Double affiliation: is it understood as simultaneous part-time in each of them?

If I write a double affiliation, would it be understood as I'm in both institutes I was in one institute and I am working for the other.
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Author affiliation: If a published work is not done for my company, what affiliation should I use? [duplicate]

I got a work of mine accepted, but I did it completely in my free time and did not use any of my company's resources. Should I put my company or no affiliation as my affiliation?
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Should undergrads list affiliation?

If I am simply an undergraduate of an institution, am I affiliated with it? I do not want to lie about my affiliation but also do not want to permissibly lie by putting "Independent Researcher" if I ...
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Adding affiliation due to a 1-month visit during a salary gap

I worked at University A and did a research stay during one month at University B; I was not paid by them, but I got funding (from a third agency) thanks to them for accepting my visit during a salary ...
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Affiliation when submitting a revised paper

I recently started (last week) a post-doc position and I have a submitted paper which got an R&R before finishing my Ph.D and having this post-doc position. I will resubmit the paper this week ...
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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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Is it fine to use a startup as an affiliation?

My situation: I have finished university more than 10 years ago. I work for company X. I also own a small startup company called Y (no employees). I am in the process of publishing a paper and I was ...
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How should I list my affiliation?

I completed a project while I was an undergraduate student performing an internship at NASA-JPL. I recently graduated and I am editing the paper I wrote to make it conference paper ready, following ...
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changing affiliation part of paper

I worked in institute A as a researcher. Then I started my study as Ph.D student at institute B. The work in institute A was not related to my proposal provided for my Ph.D studies. I sent a paper ...
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How to treat dual affiliation in a journal article

I am supposed to receive research funds from a Chinese university while I am working for a US university. The issue is that the Chinese university, as a part of contractual requirements, requests fund ...
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Which affiliation should I use? [duplicate]

I am a postdoc working in one university till 1. July. I am leaving for another university after that. During my stay at my current work, I wrote a paper as a first author for a conference that will ...
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Unemployed after 1st postdoc, what should my affiliation be when introduced during campus visit & job talk?

I finished my postdoc last year end of Aug. and have been unemployed ever since (not completely, I've been doing freelance work to support myself, but not research-related). The rest of time I've ...
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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 submission with company affiliation

A friend of mine submitted a paper to a conference, about a topic he was working on in his company. Recently, he got fired from his company so unfairly due to colleagues jealousy (seriously). He ...
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Affiliation in conflict-of-interest situations

This is a follow-up question to What affiliation to put on an academic paper for alumni authors? Some time ago, I read a paper published in a journal owned by my employer which was very far-fetched. ...
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Affiliation for manuscript publication

If I am among the co-authors of a manuscript which I worked on while I was in a Laboratory during my Erasmus Experience, should I be affiliated only with the Laboratory or also the University I ...
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What should I list as my academic affiliation in scientific publishing?

Imaging that I am a student from College A and cross-registered in Institute B. I am a college kid so I receive very little care from the professors from my own school, and I do not have an official ...
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What would be my affiliation if I'm a Masters student?

The question title pretty much says it all. I'm now a graduate student pursuing my Masters degree. Will the university I'm enrolled in be my affiliation when writing a paper?
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Affiliation when I have already resigned and am currently unemployed

What should I use as author address for my paper when I have already resigned from my job and am currently unemployed? Also, my previous supervisor and I did not part in good terms, so I am hesitant ...
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Change of Affiliation before Publication

I was a student at a community college and did research as an undergrad at a small university. After finishing up my summer research, I continued to do poster presentations, all three of which I ...
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How can I find out a researcher's current affiliation?

What is the best way to find out a researcher's current affiliation? Let's say I know a name and a field, but not much more. A google search seems like the most obvious approach, but unfortunately ...
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Affiliation for publication [duplicate]

I recently got accepted into one of the schools in Europe. According to the anticipated date mentioned in the offer letter, my studies will start in Dec 2017. Now, the problem is that I've got two ...
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Indicating work was performed as a student for alumni

I have graduated with a master's and have maintained collaboration with my advisor to publish papers. I have a paper accepted in a rank A+ conference of my field. My university e-mail address is ...
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Can I publish in a field completely unrelated to my present field? If yes, what about affiliations?

I'm a scientific researcher working in material science and have a couple of good publications in reputed journals. However, I'm also very interested in topics like philosophy, psychology and ...
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Best way to cite collaborators that are unaffiliated with an academic institution or business? [duplicate]

I am the lead author on a journal paper to the IEEE, and I'm trying to figure out how to cite other contributors in a way that makes sense. Two of us are affiliated with a university, one contributor ...
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Who should I specify as my affiliation if re-writing an undergraduate paper?

Years ago, I, as well as a team of other engineering students, conducted some pretty solid research for an undergrad project. We didn't end up commercializing it or anything, but I believe it would be ...
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How to affiliate papers that I worked on both as a PhD student and as a postdoc?

I have submitted my dissertation recently (in mathematics), and I have a position for a postdoc which I will start around October. In the meantime, one of my friends and I have been working on some ...
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Writing affiliation as a high school student

I want to send an article to a math journal. As with many others, that journal wants a cover letter, which should include the author's affiliation. I'm still a high school student and my school isn't ...
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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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How to list my former affiliation when it changed name (and character)

As the title suggests, the issue is as follows: I finished my (4 year) Bachelor and my (2 years) MSc at department A. A few years ago, the department changed its name and also the character of its ...
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Can I keep using my old academic affiliation for publishing?

I have recently completed my Ph.D. and would be joining the industry in an analytics profile where publishing is not mandatory. I want to keep on publishing to ensure my return to academia if I feel ...
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To include only academic titles in business cards of researchers with many positions?

Assume you have many academic titles, but you have also many positions. I am thinking to exclude all positions, and just having your academic titles because I do not want to carry a pile of different ...
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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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Would it be unethical to claim affiliation when it was not made official yet?

I received an acceptance letter to a Master's Program. The official enrollment will be in one month. Until then I am not officially in the program yet. I am about to finish a paper and I want to ...
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What could be the affiliation if an author is currently not working anywhere? [duplicate]

I would like to submit a manuscript which has 5 co-authors. But one of the co-author is presently not working anywhere. So what could be the affiliation of this author? Is it Okay, if I provide the ...
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Are there accepted criteria to define an author's institutional affiliation?

I ask this question because there are institutions that pay authors an honorarium to add the institution as an additional affiliation when the authors publish, even when those authors do not have any ...
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Why does my Arxiv paper not show my affiliation?

I am a graduate student and have just submitted one pre-print to Arxiv. However, there is no organization name before the author name although the Arxiv endorsement system automatically accepted my ...
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How to signal sole affiliation is honorary?

(My field is pure mathematics) EDIT: I asked this question as a form of thinking out loud. I've realised with the help of the commenters below that my inclinations were a bit stupid, but others in ...
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How much do editors care about author affiliations and previous publications in the field?

we've wrote a manuscript applying a computational modelling technique to a field (behavioral ecology) which is not related to our primary research field (neurobiology). This was the result of some ...
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Can I still participate in conferences, while I'm no longer an academic student?

Can I still participate in conferences and use the university name, while I'm no longer an academic student at the university? As I could not complete the study, but I'm still interested in my ...
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Change affilation in printed publication

I am coauthor of publication (in Journal of archaeological science) and i want to change my Affiliation, but publication is already printed (2014)... Is it possible to change affilation after ...
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How can I enter name as author(even after work)in a govt level research without affiliation with an institution? [duplicate]

This question is particularly aimed to target researchers with many years experience in this field.I have done bachelors in Bioinformatics and got an unofficial/voluntary opportunity to work with ...
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How to write my name and my job description in a publication?

I'm a resident in a teaching hospital and not a staff member in a university, how to write my name and my job description in a publication as an author
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Is it good to give research group information in article

I was wondering whether is it a good idea to mention research group information in the affiliation while writing the manuscript. Consider that the group is not officially recognized by my university, ...
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Name of current institution in a paper [duplicate]

I'm about to publish a paper with my previous group. I'm not in a permanent position, and my boss doesn't care if I mention or if I don't mention my current institution in the paper. For me, a ...
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Is it possible to submit paper to peer-reviewed journal without affiliation? [duplicate]

I have conducted an evaluation on effectiveness of training interventions on elderly clients in a non-government organization. I would like to share the results by submitting paper to peer-reviewed ...
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How to describe affiliation in between college and grad school?

This question is similar to another one on here, but the details of my situation are not quite the same: Affiliation in the transition period between studies at different universities I graduated ...
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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?