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

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Affiliation in collaborative work

If I contribute to a collaborative research work in the conceptualization and data analysis phase (not with the PI), can I use the name of my university in the affiliation ? I have heard that I can ...
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Is it appropriate to change authors' affliation at the final stage of proof reading?

Suppose that you are the first-author of a paper that was accepted in a journal. During proof-reading, the corresponding author (the supervisor in this case) wants to change the affiliation of the ...
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Are editors of top-tier journals biased in their decisions by the authors names and affiliations?

Are editors of top-tier journals biased in their decisions by the authors names and affiliations? Once the editors receive a manuscript for a potential publication, they obviously read the names of ...
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Co-author university affiliation on a paper while on leave as a student

I am currently not an active student at my university since I decided to go on leave, although I plan to return Fall of 2024 to finish my undergraduate studies there. After of a variety of ...
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Should I list my company as an affiliation?

I am working full-time at a large multinational company (not in the R&D department) and working on a small research project with a senior researcher at a local university. We are going to publish ...
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What to do when corresponding author insists adding an affiliation that I do not belong to?

We have recently finished writing and submitting an article (I am the first author). When submitting the article, I uploaded the files and filled in the necessary information, but the final ...
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Affiliation for High Schooler who is submitting a Research Paper that was conducted at a university

I conducted a research's project with a Professor at a US University, however it was unofficial. I want to submit the research paper, and I was not sure if I could put my high school as my affiliation ...
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University affiliations are notified when they are inserted?

I'm having trouble inserting affiliation. My master's dissertation has been completed and I have graduated from university. I want to publish an article out of my dessertaion however my supervisor ...
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When moving from one institution to another, at what point should I change the affiliation on the papers? [duplicate]

When publishing a paper, I normally go through the following stages (which I imagine are fairly universal): Figuring out the solution to a new problem and writing it down. Polishing up the ...
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How do I change university on academia.edu? [closed]

I mostly avoid academia.edu and research.gate, but last I knew, a lot of Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) people spend time there, and I just had an SSH publication come out, so I'm updating both ...
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How does institute affiliation work at a place like the Broad Institute for a postdoc?

If you were to do a postdoc at the Broad Institute (of Harvard and MIT), can you say you're a postdoc at either Harvard or (/and?) MIT? More importantly, will you actually be affiliated with those ...
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Academic affiliation when changing universities

I am an incoming student at University A. Currently, I work as a research assistant at University B, but will be leaving this position within the month. Likewise, my affiliation with University B (...
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Former collaborator asked for my current affiliation for co-authorship, but not sure if I want to put it

I worked in a research institute a few years ago. Since then, circumstances of life led me to work now in a small consultancy. A former collaborator reached out saying they're publishing a paper for ...
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Adding an affiliation that doesn't imply a conflict of interest

It is okay to add an affiliation in the paper heading that I did not put in the domain conflicts (DC) at the time of submission? It was only after the submission of the paper that I got hired to a ...
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Can the affiliation of the authors be ordered in reverse?

I am currently a student at University D, and I am writing a computer-science paper as the first author. The paper, however, has no connections whatsoever with University D. Instead, all of my ...
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Institutional email for mathematical organization

I'm a member of a mathematical organization which is not tied to any university, but rather has members from several different institutions (who are mathematicians). Furthermore, the organization even ...
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Can I publish my thesis content with a new affiliation although the work was mostly done in the previous institution?

I submitted my PhD thesis and went to work in a company where my PhD supervisor co-founded. I submitted part of my thesis work to a conference, and it got accepted. Now my supervisor asked me to ...
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Can I omit my department's name to express my dissenting opinions?

My full affiliation is: Abacus Beard Department of Underwater Basket-Weaving, Calvin Doofus Division of Ocean Science, University of Watering-Down. A. B. is the name of a big donor. C. D. is the ...
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Submitting a paper without affiliation

I am an early career researcher. I don't have any affiliation at present. If I get a job offer before my paper submission, it would be a couple of months before I join the position. So it might not be ...
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How do you call the small numbers close to coauthors in an article?

In a scientific paper, how do you call the small numbers or symbols close to coauthor names that link to their institutions or e-mail addresses, etc.? Do you call them "calls"....? I don't ...
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Choose academic or non-academic affiliation in cover letter?

I am preparing to submit my first research paper to a peer-reviewed journal and am at the stage of writing a cover letter to support my submission. I am technically affiliated with 2 different ...
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Can I change my affiliation after re-submitting the manuscript before acceptance?

One manuscript has been submitted after the 1st revision, and I am the 4th author. I didn't contribute to the work initially, so my name was not there on the first submission. Whereas during ...
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How can I state my collaborations in my thesis?

During my PhD I had the opportunity to collaborate with people with many different affiliations. Now that I am ending my Thesis I would like to read sum hint on how to compactly mention them, their ...
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Publish papers with multiple affiliations [duplicate]

Somebody has two affiliations A and B. This person is paid and actually employed by affiliation A; not paid by B but honorarily employed by B. If this person publishes papers on math/phys fields, ...
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What is a direct and universal way to affiliate oneself with a university (library)?

I am working on projects for which having very direct access to relevant reference materials on the subject (linguistics) is basically essential. I have come to understand that there is no satisfying ...
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I am an independent researcher (without affiliations). Where can I find articles to peer-review?

I am an independent researcher in the field of data science, discrete mathematics and parallel computing. I looked up Elsevier and MDPI. They all ask for affiliations to allow me to peer-review. Is ...
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What are the (dis)advantages of holding two positions at different institutions?

Multiple affiliations are not uncommon in academia but often the second/nth affiliation is in name only. My question is about double affiliation where a person has active employment in both ...
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Poster Presentation with One or Two Affiliations

I am preparing a poster presentation for a scientific conference. When I published my work, I was affiliated with institution X. After my publication, I moved to institution Y. Now, I want to put my ...
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Submit papers without the affiliation to any university/research center [duplicate]

Recently I moved from university (3y Ph.D. and 6y PostDoc position in Information Engineering) to a teacher position in a high school in Italy (sad destiny due to the Education Ministry Gelmini under ...
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Affiliation of an independent researcher while writing research plan, CV, cover letter , etc

I face this problem at every stage of my life after graduation. I have searched for many sample research plans, CVs, and cover letters, but none of them were for someone who has finished their ...
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Can a researcher use the institution that awarded them a degree many years ago as an affiliation?

I'm in the jury of a PhD thesis in a small institution in Canada. The candidate has been a part-time PhD student here for about ten years, and is also the founder of a not-for-profit that aims to ...
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I'm publishing a paper without an affiliation and cannot afford article processing charges. Suggestions? [closed]

I am a retired scientist looking to publish a viewpoint/review article on radiation and cancer. I do not have an affiliation (university or industry) and cannot afford high article processing fees ...
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Can I list a grass-roots organisation as an academic affiliation?

Several astronomers are building up the grass-roots / volunteer organisation Astronomers for Planet Earth (raising awareness for the climate crisis from an astronomical perspective). Most, but not all ...
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Submitting articles on arXiv as an unaffiliated researcher [duplicate]

I was at a university for a year and then left. If I submit a research paper to arXiv and mention that I am a participant in that university, will they limit the research if it is accepted? Because I ...
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How to list affiliation if work was done independently but between institutions?

I'm in a bit of a specific situation and wanted to hear everyone's thoughts. I worked on a personal project in my undergraduate with no collaborators. This was just a one-off thing I decided to try ...
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Can someone join a journal's editorial board with no academic affiliation

Recently I became aware that a journal is recruiting a board member. The subject matter is very close to my research background and I am very interested in the position. I have a PhD in the field (...
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How do I list my affiliation on a publication if I am only an adjunct at a different institution from where I did did the research?

I worked on a research project about a year ago while working as a full-time RA/technician and some colleagues before leaving after my contract ended. We are currently finishing a manuscript for ...
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Finding Emails for Japanese Professors [duplicate]

I'm an American Student Specializing in history, applying for a Fulbright program to Japan. Part of that Application process is securing a letter of affiliation from a Japanese university, Professor, ...
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I'm an undergrad student but I'm co-authoring a paper at a company I work at, what's my affiliation?

Do I write my undergrad institution as my affiliation or no affiliation, or my company or both?
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My coauthor's university address has a typo in our published paper. What should I do?

I recently got a paper published. One of the affiliations (for the 4th author, more precisely) is right but it has a misspelling in the address of his university. The right address is "University ...
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Can I submit an abstract with a dual affiliation even if one of the two institutions has not contributed to the research submitted?

I need to submit two abstracts in a conference on behalf of two different institutions. The profile information of the abstract submission system provides only one institution as the primary one. ...
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author's affiliation after graduation [duplicate]

I would like to publish my work which is a chapter of my doctoral thesis. One chapter has already been published with myself as a first author and my advisor as an second author. Since I'm working in ...
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Doctorate with no affiliation submitting to a publication with an undergrad co-author

I am working on a paper to submit for publication. I hold a doctorate degree but I do not teach at a college or university and the paper has nothing to do with my current employer or job function. My ...
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Are journals biased towards more famous authors? [closed]

Say you are an independent researcher, with no affiliation and no famous co-author. Assume that you have authored a paper, which you believe is decently written and reports a method that is at least ...
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What can I do after publication with double affiliation in an open access journal?

I published an article last year. The work was done at my previous university, but I submitted when I was studying at my new university. When I submitted, the journal took my current affiliation along ...
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Change of affiliation after acceptance of a paper?

I will change my affiliation from University X to University Y in mid February, and I have got a paper accepted just before I move. The proofs will be sent back to the journal just a week before I ...
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Query regarding the academic journal submission

Asking on behalf of my friend. He had worked on some problems in the summer of 2018 when he was a student at some X university. After a year, he again started working on the same problem and will be ...
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Author affiliation for co-authors not currently affiliated with an academic institute

Similar questions have been asked here a number of times. I am raising it again to stress some specific issues that the previous threads have not resolved in my opinion. The question is simply, what ...
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Which affiliation to put as a student in a different branch than the research paper?

I am an undergrad student in a certain field. However, I am also interested in another, very different one in which I would like to submit a research paper to a journal. Which affiliation should I put?...
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How is Gmail better or worse than Alumni email or a temporary institutional email? [closed]

The majority of researchers use "edu" emails on their research publication, when some academia use Gmail as the corresponding address. Many of the young researchers do not have a permanent &...
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