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PhD supervisor stalling research paper submission

I am currently trying to submit a research paper to a Journal, I am a PhD student in his final year. My supervisor, who provided the data for the research paper and has overseen the whole process, is ...
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Is it okay to consider publishing in my first year of PhD?

I'm PhD candidate in Applied linguistics, it's been almost 3 months since I've started but I'm seriously allowing for writing and publishing journal articles. I have asked my supervisor about that, ...
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Publishing paper after graduation without advisor's name

I recently submitted a paper derived from my masters thesis to a journal. Before submission, I sent an email to my masters adviser but did not get any reply. I guess he might have forgotten my name or ...
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Is it appropriate if my former advisor is editor of a journal I submit to?

I am a young postdoc. I am considering submitting a single-authored paper in a journal. My former advisor is member of the editorial board. Would this be appropriate? Obviously she cannot be the ...
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Increasing the chance of being accepted by keeping a Ph.D. Co-Author

As a final year student (B.Sc.) I wrote a paper, but didn't keep my supervisor as co-author since he hadn't contributed at all (in research and paper-writing). I am about to submit my paper to a ...
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My previous supervisor keeps asking me to review her papers. How to deal with this?

I am currently a post-doctoral researcher at some institute. My Ph.D. supervisor, from my former institute, keeps asking me to review papers that come to her for review. I am pretty sure that this is ...
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Does a PhD student and first author choose the journal or their supervisor?

Does a PhD student and first author choose the journal or their supervisor? This is in the case where negotiations have failed. Who should get the final say or keeps this right?
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Can I publish a research paper without notifying my supervisor (the corresponding author)?

My professor doesn’t want to publish and he keeps delaying it. I had an intense argument with him and I feel that if he will publish, he will not include me. He is quite rude to me recently, although ...
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My advisor delays a lot of time in checking my paper before communicating. What should I do?

I am in my 3rd year of PhD. After I have written the paper, there is a minimum of 10 times check and correction cycle going on between me and my advisor. He checks grammar and english errors, but ...
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What to do with PhD advisor who does not revise journal manuscript

Say that someone has already spent three years in PhD with an advisor who never revises their drafts for journal submission for a period longer than 8 months given imaginary excuses. However, when it ...
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What should I do about my supervisor's high demand?

My research area is Computational Biology. My work involves in silico methods, I do not carry out any wet lab related experiments. My supervisor wants 4 chapters (apart from introduction and ...
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Should I refuse my advisor's request to write a research paper?

My school policy for PhDs does not require any publications, but it's good to publish anyway. Recently my advisor asked me to write a journal paper, but I have more experiments to focus on. Should I ...
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Is it common for supervisors to approach their student and ask to work on publishing the student's masters thesis?

My supervisor emailed me asking if he can work on trying to publish my masters thesis, with me being the first author. I have said yes, is it common for supervisors to approach students asking to ...
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Unable to complete journal paper by deadline, is this a problem?

Main Question: I submitted an abstract to a well known journal (in the field of Civil, Aerospace, Mechanical Engineering) a couple months ago and the abstract was accepted. Due to major changes in ...
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Can my PhD thesis supervisor be a reviewer for my paper?

I want to know whether my PhD thesis supervisor (with whom I have co-authored many papers) is allowed to be a reviewer for one of my journal submissions?
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Should an editor ask his own graduate (PhD) students to review papers in his journal?

If a professor is an editor of a journal, then should he ask his graduate students (PhD) to review articles? What do you think, good or bad on what points? Different from "Is it common to review ...
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should I fight to choose journal my work is submitted to?

I'm a USA grad student in computational biology. Starting 2 years ago, I tried to get paper X published, with very little feedback from my advisor, and after a year (!) in review paper X was rejected....
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How to explain to my boss where not to publish?

I have some continuing misunderstandings with my advisor. For some time I am actually doing my research as a one man show, but due to my faults and a lot of work I still did not finish my PhD. I am ...
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Should the PhD supervisor's name be first in a scientific journal? [duplicate]

I am a self funded PhD student and have been told by my supervisor that her name should be first on any future journal I will be publishing during my studies under her supervision as "this is the only ...
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How do I complain to chair if my advisor regularly writes to scam journals to get tenure?

My advisor and his PHD Students are writing regularly to journals published by a publisher, which is on Beall’s list of Predatory Journals. I emailed Beall and he told me that the journals were ...
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Publishing paper as a PhD student without advisor's name

I'm a Computer Science PhD student in a US university. Recently, I worked on a problem and wrote a paper. When I asked my advisor to submit the paper to a good journal (such as IEEE Trans. on ...
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My advisor submitted a paper with my work without including me as an author

As you might see from my history I don't have a good relationship with my advisor. Recently we wrote a journal paper together based on my thesis. I wrote the introduction, analysis and the description ...
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What do you think about a part time PhD vs full time PhD, when the part time PhD involves working on my master's thesis research full time?

I am working on my masters thesis. If my full time job involves working on the same research project, will it be worthwhile to do a part time PhD? Are there any things I am going to lose on? Is there ...
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Shrink the paper or pay for extra page charges?

A PhD student has started his research about two year ago by research scholarship from university. His supervisor won a huge grant on a topic very close to his research project couple of months ...