Questions tagged [withdraw]

Questions about withdrawal of books or papers from journals and conferences or withdrawal during admissions process to academic programs. This tag is not about withdrawal from academic programs. Use the quitting tag for that.

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Withdrawing from the first-year PhD program, what explanation is required to not hurt my reapplication?

In the first year of my Ph.D. this year, I am at a Canadian University. Previously, the background has always been in the direction of Mathematics (probability), and both masters and undergraduates ...
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Withdraw funded PhD position after accepting and enrollment but before actually starting

I know that there are already some similar questions, but mine is a little bit different, so let me ask it here: I applied to two PhD position in mathematics in southern Europe. I just got accepted ...
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Are there a specific form when a co-author withdraws from a study?

There are 3 authors in a research paper. One of the co-authors wishes to withdraw from the study. Are there any forms that need to filled up? A form stating that the co-author has no say or hold or ...
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How to delete a version of an arxiv paper but keep some of the versions?

I've been searching this a long time but found no answer. Suppose I have three version [v1] Fri, 1 Apr 2022 19:59:40 UTC (5,413 KB) [v2] Sun, 10 Apr 2022 01:50:29 UTC (5,668 KB) [v3] Fri, 15 Apr 2022 ...
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How can I withdraw a published paper?

When I submitted my paper to a journal in November 2021, I saw that it was indexed by SCOPUS, but in 2022 I noticed that it is no longer indexed by SCOPUS. Therefore, I want to withdraw my published ...
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Does it look bad that I am leaving my unfunded PhD after 4 months to start a new funded PhD?

Long story short, I started this course because I was told I could apply for funding during my first year which would cover the remainder of the PhD. This has since turned out to not be the case, and ...
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Ethics of staying at my a pre-doctoral research fellowship

I accepted a pre-doctoral fellowship at University A with the expectation I will pursue a PhD there. After 3 months into the fellowship, I realized that the program doesn't exactly spark my interest ...
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Should I withdraw my paper because review is taking too long?

I submitted an article to a prestigious journal JCR Q1 about 20 months ago. It took more than 6 months for them to send the article for review. But it was worth it. The reviewers did a good job and ...
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Withdraw paper before conference

I have a paper that was recently accepted for a conference. I have already submitted the camera ready version and accepted the copyright terms etc. However, I now believe my design and results are not ...
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What should I do if the journal does not withdraw my paper

I have submitted my paper to a journal. I found out the journal is not as good as I expected, so I dropped an email to the editorial office two days after submission that I want to withdraw my paper. ...
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Should I withdraw from a funded research based graduate program at McMaster? [closed]

I accepted a research-based graduate offer from McMaster University. I applied to other schools but I did not hear back. I assumed I did not get in. So I accepted the offer I had. I know learned that ...
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Is it ok to withdraw from a PhD when receiving another job offer?

I received admission to a Ph.D. offer in the US with an assistantship that would cover my tuition and living expenses for Fall 2021. At the same time, I received a 10 days consultancy contract with ...
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Withdrawing conference submission before notification

Is it unethical thing? It's been a week since submission and a month left until the final decision. I'm so worried about it.
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I want to quit my PhD and it's only been 6 weeks

Long story short, I realise that I do not like the field of study I have chosen and I Cannot see myself having the ability to successfully complete a PhD in it. I studied physics and went onto enrol ...
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How to withdraw a paper (under review) from fake journal [duplicate]

I have sent two research papers to an open-access journal. It seems a very good journal. One of my papers sent back to me for a minor revision (the condition for accepting my paper is the quality of ...
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Withdrawal from a PhD program and apply to another one: is PhD transcript submission mandatory?

I am about to withdraw from a PhD program and apply to another one, do you suggest to submit my transcripts if I have low grads or just mention my former program in my CV? Both are among the top 30 ...
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Is it possible to re-open a withdrawn article on arXiv?

I would like to withdraw an article uploaded on arXiv because the proof contains a fatal mistake and, at the moment, I don't know whether it can be fixed or not. My question is: Suppose that I ...
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How would you write to your in-class team, that you are going to drop the class, leaving no hard feelings?

We have a project to do with them but I don't have the time and am not sure if this email is appropriate for them. What do you think? I would greatly appreciate your advice. Here is what I am thinking ...
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Can FERPA or privacy laws be used to censor medical information on my college transcript?

I had to medically withdraw from one semester at an American university due to documented illness. My transcripts indicate that the withdrawal is due to a medical reason. Can I use FERPA or other ...
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Is it bad to withdraw a manuscript one day after its submission?

I submitted it yesterday, after sending it to a repository. Then, a colleague gave a quick read and found some narrative issues, i.e., our abstract seems to be claiming something we did not do and we ...
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Advice for struggling PhD student

Let me begin by saying my Ph.D. program has been a disaster. I'm 26 and I'm finishing up year 4 in a physics Ph.D. program. I have no publications and I'm completely burnt out. I have no idea what to ...
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Withdrawing paper from competition track of a conference due to the fee?

A few months back, I came across a competition page which asked for a solution approach for a new and tricky dataset in the domain (I will keep all the details anonymous). Now, it was a new area of ...
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can I submit in a new journal after submission in a predatory journal who force to pay in order to withdraw?

after submission of my article, I realize that it was a predatory journal. I ask to withdraw my manuscript but they require to pay half of charges. what can I do? If I do not pay, can I submit in a ...
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Can I accept an offer from a MS program, but continue applying to other schools?

I have accepted an offer to a MS program, but after further consideration, have decided I am unhappy with the program and the location of the school. Would there be consequences if I applied to more ...
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Should I withdraw from a graduate math class to make more time for a promising research project?

I am a junior graduating May 2021 with a double major in physics in math, and I will be applying to commutative algebra (math) graduate programs this upcoming fall. I was recently offered an ...
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I dropped out of my masters degree a year ago and am being threatened by my college that they will blacklist me

I took a masters a couple of years ago and dropped out because my supervisors weren't helpful, were demotivating (told me they could do my research in two months and asked why I hadn't finished mine), ...
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About awaiting assignment status of manuscript

I submitted a short paper to a math journal more that one month ago. The status is still "awaiting assignment" and I checked the online system which shows that even no editor has been assigned to my ...
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Required to withdraw due to student "not benefitting from further study" - is that ever used?

At an institution in my country, the undergraduate calendar has the following language: "Any student may be required to withdraw at any time if, in the opinion of the Faculty Council he is unlikely ...
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Major revision and re-submit as a Technical Note

I submitted a manuscript as a Research Paper last May 12 to Journal A. Now, 6 months later, I have received a decision letter recommending "... undertake a major revision, and re-submit a revised ...
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PhD program turned into Bait-and-switch

I accepted a PhD offer from a major public research university in the US this year. However, turns out that the university makes students compete for funding and try to join a group in the first month ...
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My research was plagiarised and won best paper of a conference. How to proceed?

I am a PhD student in electrical engineering, and I recently found out a published paper from another research group which I am collaborating through a joint project using exactly my idea and the data ...
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I dropped out of college a decade ago. How do I finish my graduation now? [Pune, India]

I was a student of Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) - Computer Engineering, from 2007 to 2010 in Pune, India in MIT AOE - Maharashtra Institute of Technology Academy of Engineering - http://www.mitaoe....
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About a problem with finding potential referee for my manuscript

I asked this question About withdrawing manuscript in academia about one month ago. At that time, I decided to wait more and sent the editor in chief the name of three potential referees. Today I sent ...
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About withdrawing manuscript

I submitted my short manuscript four months ago to a math journal. I sent a tracking email about the status of my paper and I was informed that the editor has a problem with finding appropriate ...
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Retroactive Withdrawals [closed]

My administration has a retroactive withdrawal system in place but they are not responding to emails or in person. I have a hunch they are waiting until the next semester starts this week so the can ...
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When editor does not respond to the request for withdrawal

I submitted a manuscript to a journal, but due to some issue with that I asked the Editor-in-Chief and Associate Editor to withdraw the manuscript from further consideration. Despite several emails, ...
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Discontinuing Masters Program in Coursework after census date [closed]

I am planning to discontinue my studies due to health and financial reasons.Will I be able to get a job after this? I have good programming skills though.
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When does "distributing the submissions" process usually start for conferences?

For a conference, when do the chairs distribute the papers to referees for review? I have submitted a paper and discovered an error in the paper. Now, I want to withdraw before the submission ...
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More than 2 months with status 'Editor assigned ' ; is it normal? [duplicate]

I'm a bit worried because my paper have been more than 2 months "with editor" status. It's a computer science journal , from a famous editorial. Normally we have the option to send an e-mail to the ...
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Drop a Course After Add/Drop Deadline

I am a graduate student working on a double major, one in mathematics and the other in geology. The minimum required workload/semester for a grad student in my school is 9 credit hours/semester. This ...
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Can I withdraw from one conference and attend another one with the same abstract?

A few weeks ago I submitted a two-page abstract to a conference in environmental sciences/ecology/biology. I haven't received the decision yet – poster or presentation. A few days ago I found out ...
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The editor of a jounal asked me to withdraw the ArXiv version of a paper and only upload it after acceptance. Is it possible to do that?

I submitted a paper to Elsevier recently. The editor told me that its similarity tool found more than 80% of word coincidence and sent me the report. I realized that the test actually referred to the ...
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Withdraw my published paper from open access journal [closed]

Because the journal is not recognized by UGC. Kindly please suggest how to withdraw my paper in an open access journal.
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Would it be better to drop a class or receive a D? [closed]

I have hit a wall. I will receive a D in a math course (my major), C- but doubtful. D is passing according to university. It would drop my gpa from 3.6 to 3.3. Two more courses after this to take, ...
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How can I force a journal to withdraw a paper?

I submitted a research paper to a reputed journal (open access). Later, after getting the first reviews, most of the authors are refusing to pay the publication fees even though we all previously ...
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Do the Publication Retraction impact on Co-authors [duplicate]

I am a co-author of a retracted paper. It is very unfortunate for me. I just provided technical assistance in the experiment but the 1st author did some scientific misconduct and as a result, the ...
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Stating a post doc research fellowship that I declined on my CV due to personal reasons?

So, I have recently finished my PhD in one of the "pure" sciences, in the UK. I have applied and been successful in obtaining a prestigious and rather lucrative research fellowship for a post doc ...
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What time can be considered enough to withdraw my submission? [duplicate]

I had submitted a manuscript to an ESCI journal. It has been over 1 month since I submitted but the status shows "with editor". I mailed the editor to check the status of my manuscript. The editor ...
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Production team ignored me for over 30 days and went ahead to publish article (online, not yet in print) - what are my options?

Summary: My paper was accepted to a journal; I realized they missed a handful of edits (which do not alter the findings or conclusion) and emailed them right after to change these things. They ghosted ...
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Withdrawing a chapter proposal: Is anything else required here?

I have been invited to write a chapter with a publisher, so I wrote a proposal for the chapter using the abstract of a write-up (short primer paper) I had. After sending the proposal, I eventually ...
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