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

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What should you do if a co-author has an unethical affiliation?

A person I know was in the process of publishing her first manuscript when her supervisor told her to add his newly acquired affiliation from a university in Saudi Arabia to his name. The Saudi ...
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Including my institution in a research paper

Consider this scenario: I am a student. I ask my professor about possible research grants. He suggests applying for a research grant with 3D printing. He helps me brainstorm and incubate in idea. I ...
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Author without institutional or professional affiliation [duplicate]

Here is the case: An author has made substantial contribution while not been related to any institutional or professional affiliation. The question I sent to Nature: An author has made substantial ...
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Can affiliated university claim ownership of ideas presented in your paper?

I'm a part time lecturer in a university and conducted a research independently and I'm about to publish the result. I'm concerned about assigning the affiliation to the university. I'm afraid that I ...
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How should a university non-academic employee's affiliation be like?

A friend is in a situation where they obtained a PhD in one field in a different country, but now is working at a university in an unrelated field in a non-faculty, non-research position. However, ...
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KAU is accused of hiring well-known professors to boost university rankings by adding affiliation. Is it ethical to accept this kind of offer?

For those unaware of the situation, here are some links: Messerly, Megan. 'UC Berkeley Professor Critiques Saudi University's Recruitment Process Of World's Top Researchers'. The Daily ...
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Do research grants from USA governmental agencies (e.g. NSF, NIH, DOE, etc) require that all of the PIs be affliated with a university?

or to other research organizations for example government labs? I am currently a post doc at large and would like to co-write a proposal (probably NSF) with a Professor at a nearby University. With ...
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Is there something I need to do on arxiv if I lose academic affiliation

When publishing on arxiv, users with recognized academic affiliations may be exempt from the endorsement process, as mentioned in arXiv primer. Suppose that I have already published preprints on ...
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Does publishing a paper with a non-edu email influence the review process?

I saw many good papers on good journals (by Springer, Elsevier, IEEE, etc.) with a Gmail as a corresponding email. I'm about to submit a paper and since I don't have (yet) an academic email, I would ...
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What should someone who works at a tech company that isn't associated with the work list as affiliation?

I am preparing to submit a paper with a friend who is working at a tech company. The company that he is working with is in no way associated with our research work. Is it appropriate to list his ...
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Should I acknowledge institutions where I did internships on unrelated works?

I'm a PhD student at a university. I have a main research topic that I started a while ago. I did a summer internship at another institution in my major field but unrelated to my main research topic. ...
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How does one become an Affiliate Professor?

I've noticed that several faculty members (both in my institution and beyond) are affiliate professors in some other institutions (beside being a professor in their own institution, of course). What ...
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Can I include an author URL as part of the affiliation block in an IEEE Conference Paper?

I have an OrcId. When I publish papers, for example to IEEE conferences, I'd like to include my OrcId URL, in addition to my email in the author block in the document (in case my email changes and ...
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how to handle double affiliation in a research article? [duplicate]

I would like to know how to handle the following situation: I was working previously as a part time lecturer, or lecturer paid by hours, in an X university. While working there I developed a ...
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Is it acceptable to change affiliation to new employer when submitting an updated manuscript when old employer provided limited research support?

Background: I have published a paper with no co-authors in a CS workshop a few months ago. I have put as my affiliation the place in which I was lecturing at that time, say university X. The work was ...
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In universities, what are the advantages of having a second department affiliation?

Browsing the internet, I found many professors, researchers and scientists that, in addition to their main affiliation to their main department, have also a second affiliation to another department of ...
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Should a PhD student use his academic affiliation for his publications which are not related to his thesis?

If a PhD student is working on a research project which is neither related to his thesis topic, nor supported by the university in which he is studying or a faculty member; Does he have the right to ...
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Academic affiliation on papers written while between jobs [duplicate]

There have been many questions in the past about choosing an affiliation to write on your papers. This one has a nuance that is a bit different from having two jobs. I am currently between two jobs (...
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Can I change my academic affiliation after a conference paper is accepted but before submitting the camera ready version?

My case is the following; I was doing independent research while I was working in a university, which, by the way I did not use any resource from that place of work at all. During the time I was at ...
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What to put in “affiliation” field when submitting paper without affiliation?

Recently my paper is reviewed (by a professor from independent third party) and accepted by a journal. But, my employer allows me to publish this paper only without its name there. Publishing house ...
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I changed organizations, but want to publish old work — what should my affiliation be? [duplicate]

I used to do research (mostly computer science) at university X, including work on my master's thesis, parts of which I now want to publish. However, I recently started working at another academic ...
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Should we translate non-english university names?

In my country, several universities are prefixed by "Universidade Federal", which can be translated to "Federal University" (e.g., "Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro" to "Federal University of ...
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Is it possible for a high school student with no academic qualifications to publish a research paper?

I am a bachelor student at the second year of studies (Physics), but I'm an independent programmer since many more years. Now, I have some data about an algorithm I've done and I would like to ...
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Affiliation on a paper written mostly in previous position

If research was done and paper was mostly written at institute A, but then it finally got accepted while the author moved to institute B, say, 3 years later. Should the affiliation of the author be ...
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Does the journal Physical Review require an institution in the affiliation field?

Does anyone know what politics or rules the journal Physical Review follows in regard to not writing an institution in the affiliation field?
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Affiliation for a student's internship project

Though related to this question on undegrad student affiliation, I am in a somewhat different situation… I am an undergrad student at the Miskatonic University. For completion of their BSc, students ...
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What author affiliation to put when you work for one university and study at another?

I am an author on a poster, but I am unsure of what to put for my affiliation. I am a graduate student, but the poster and corresponding project is in no way connected with my university. I work for ...
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Should an undergraduate writing an article for a semi-academic magazine list a university affiliation?

I'm an undergraduate student at the University of Waterloo. I'm writing a paper potentially for IEEE Security and Privacy, which is a semi-academic magazine. Basically, papers follow the abstract, ...
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How to format multiple authors name, affiliation and email in a paper?

I am writing a paper with my teacher and his teacher. I don't know the standard of writing authors name, affiliation and email in the paper. I am using IEEEtran template for an IEEE conference. If the ...
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What affiliation to put on an academic paper for alumni authors?

I finished my B.Sc in CS about 6 month ago and now I am writing a paper for a conference. before when I was a student I put my university and department name below my name as an author. but now I am ...
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How to put multiple affiliations on a paper as the author?

I work for a large company, I am also a student at a big school. My employer is supportive in terms of funding required for my studies. Although the research paper has more to do with my academic ...
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Affiliation in the transition period between studies at different universities

I am in a "transition period" shortly after having finished my MSc, and shortly before beginning my PhD. In the summer period the academic life doesn't cease, though, and sometimes an affiliation is ...
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Publishing while changing institutions [duplicate]

I'm submitting an mathematics article concerning research that was done entirely while I was an undergraduate at University A. This August I will be a graduate student at University B. The only ...
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Changing affiliation on publication

I am moving from one job to another (postdoc to tenure track) this summer and I have papers in several stages of being written, these go from handwritten notes with all the necessary arguments to ...
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academic affiliation for a congress

I have recently appointed to be a reviewer for a congress in my specialization field. The problem that I got is which affiliation should I put? Actually I am working as a lecturer in two universities, ...
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Academic affiliation: which to choose?

I am actually working for two different universities in my country, and the problem is that they do not give too much support to academic research. I mean for paying the costs of tickets, travel ...
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What is the criterion to include an institution as “affiliation” in an author list?

While looking at this Science paper, I noticed that a few of the authors have a lot of affiliations: the first author has five affiliations, including four different departments or programs at Harvard ...
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I want to submit a paper to arXiv.org, but I'm not affiliated to an Institute. What can I do?

I have a paper which I'm interested in submitting to arXiv.org. However, the submission guidelines say an institutional affiliation is required for submission. I've graduated in physics from Unicamp ...
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Affiliation for a retiree

This question is similar to Rules for affiliation for student doing unpaid research in his/her free time? and Is it acceptable to publish a paper using an affiliation with a former employer? except ...
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Is it acceptable to publish a paper using an affiliation with a former employer?

Recently I've changed jobs, and consequently the field of research has also changed. But I'm still getting proposals for publications in the previous field, and it is interesting for me to accept some ...
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Rules for affiliation for student doing unpaid research in his/her free time?

Lets say an undergraduate student does some research in his/her free time and wants to write a paper about the findings. What are the rules regarding affiliation when the student tries to publish? ...