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

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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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Affiliation: Undergrad student, but paper is an independent research that has no connection to the uni [duplicate]

I am attending a university as an undergrad student. I have a paper that is an independent research project. The work is not funded nor guided by any advisor in my uni, i.e. my uni has no connection ...
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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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My affiliation after I moved to another institution for Ph.D

I did my Master's in A university and then moved on to B for my Ph.D. Covid outbreak started about the time when I was wrapping up my project, I had most of my manuscript done and was pending for ...
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Continuing to list as second affiliation an institute where you've never had a paid position

This question is similar to other questions of affiliation, but I cannot find anything that quite addresses it. Perhaps this is closest: Adding affiliation due to a 1-month visit during a salary gap I ...
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Can I write my affiliation from a current university though I did my work in my previous university?

Can I write my affiliation from as current university though I did my work in my previous university? I want to publish a paper from my previous work, my current university has the access to the ...
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Does affiliation on a paper without funding matter? [duplicate]

I graduated from my undergraduate program two years ago with a major in Computer Science. During my undergraduate studies, I did research with a professor, and published under the university's ...
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Change of email address in peer-review system

My goal is to serve as journal reviewers as much as possible, and I have recently changed affiliation. I have published several papers using my old affiliation's email address which is now closed ...
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About putting affiliation on a paper or not

I see that there are many questions on whether putting/putting how many affiliation(s) on a paper. My situation does not quite fit into all the existing questions, so I am posting my question here. ...
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What are secondary "visiting" positions?

Note that I'm not talking about "visiting professor" or "visiting lecturer" positions in the US, which seem to be full-time non-tenure-track positions offered at some US ...
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How do I publish the work of my elderly father, a "fringe" scientist? [duplicate]

I am trying to figure out the best way to publish my elderly father's life work. He says he would be considered a "fringe" scientist or an independent researcher. Should we self-publish? The ...
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How should an independent researcher introduce him/herself in his/her to be submitted articles? [duplicate]

As we all know, all academic professors or students who want to submit an article (research or review) to a journal should write their affiliations (their institute name and job there) on the first ...
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Given a DOI, how can I programmatically obtain all the author affiliations?

Given a DOI, how can I programmatically obtain all the author affiliations? The coding part isn't the issue, but finding a proper database/API is. E.g. for DOI 10.1186/s12920-019-0598-0, the author ...
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Do you list a long-term visit as an affiliation (in a paper, presentation, etc.)?

As a frequent long-term (more than a year) visitor (with official visitor status) to a different nearby institution, would you list it as an additional affiliation? Much of the experimental work (the ...
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What to do when I’m not affiliated with an academic institution and submitting a manuscript? [duplicate]

I am seeking to re-establish my research career after a 7-year career break. The first step involves submitting a paper to a peer reviewed journal which reports a study that was conducted 7 years ago. ...
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Joining ArXiv without university affiliation

I no longer have a university affiliation and in particular no longer have access to a unviersity email account. I've have had two papers recently accepted for publication in closed access journals (...
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How to deal with multiple affiliations as an author?

From the upcoming autumn on, I will be a tenured full-time professor at a regional university. In addition, I will have a 10% side job at an extramural research institution. And on top of that, I'll ...
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Publishing a paper on research with a previous employer, funded by my current employer

I will be an author or co-author on a few papers at an upcoming conference. The papers are on work that I did as a government contractor. As of a few months ago, I accepted a position with the ...
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Searching for collaborators in a specific university

My university has signed a cooperation agreement with a different university overseas, and we are encouraged to find potential collaborators in that university. I looked at the university's website, ...
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affiliation if I change departments within university

I am wondering what affiliation to put down on a paper that has been accepted (now going through the proofs). I worked in one department (a centre, or institute, within my university) while I was ...
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Change of affiliation in manuscript under preparation

I have submitted a paper to a journal as part of my degree at university X. This paper includes my correspondence e-mail and affiliation to the laboratory at university X, of which my co-authors were ...
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Disclosing work affiliation in journal paper

I'm completing my part time PhD in machine learning/computational finance and work full time at the asset management arm of a bank. I'm writing my first paper, where I've only used resources at my ...
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How should I state my affiliation and funding if I am not funded and have no academic affiliation?

I started a project during my math/physics PhD but am now continuing with it from outside of academia, using my own time and funds to purchase resources. What are the conventions for stating my ...
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Author affiliation regarding [duplicate]

I completed my master's three months back. Currently, I am writing scientific articles with collobrations in which I use the previous educational affiliation. Is this correct or should I use my ...
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Can I Publish Research if I work for the company?

I will be doing some research for a company I am about to start working for. The company is small and provides animal assisted interventions in schools. They want and need ways to measure the children'...
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What University Affiliation should I list on my paper? [duplicate]

I wrote a paper with my colleagues at my alma mater, fresh graduated from my undergraduate degree. At that time I had no University Affiliation. Now I'm studying a Masters in ANOTHER university, ...
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What affiliation to put on paper? [duplicate]

I finished my Master one year ago and now I am writing a paper from my master thesis. But now i am a PhD student in another university (another country). Which affiliation i should write in the paper?....
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What affiliation(s) to list in an oral presentation at a conference?

I'm a doctoral candidate at a big university and am teaching as an adjunct at a smaller university. I'll be graduating with my PhD in a few months and I'm hoping to get a tenure-track job at the ...
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Can I present myself as a postdoc at a given institution if I have a supervisor, but no official appointment there?

I have already finished my PhD at X university. I am now a postdoc at Y university and in collaboration with X university (by "in collaboration with X" I mean that I actually have two supervisors: one ...
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Tracking researchers' affiliations [closed]

I am currently trying to investigate whether the CJEU verdict Brüstle vs. Greenpeace in 2011 prompted EU researchers to search for employment abroad. For that, I want to track researchers affiliation ...
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