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Waiting for interview invitation

I’m applying for a PhD at Nottingham Trent university. I already contacted my potential supervisor before applying for the degree and he said he and his team could supervise much project. The email ...
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Missing ECTS requirements, still trying to apply, should I mention it on my motivation letter?

A summary of my situation : I am currently applying to ETH Zurich in their Data Science and Computer Science programs I did my first year of undergrad as a Music Major, and my 2nd and 3rd year as a ...
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Revision Lecture, what are the aims?

I will give a 2-hour long revision lecture on a Mathematics area. The aim of this lecture is to help the students prepare for the exam test. The course was rather long, covering 5 chapters and a ...
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MSc project in ML/Computer Vision - substantial achievement

What would be a valid/substantial achievement in a Masters project (~30 pages, 4 months) in Computer Vision/Deep Learning? Obviously it is not enough to just take an existing model (e.g. Mask R-CNN ...
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What is the term for a list of interviews?

If 'bibliography' is a list of literature and 'discography' is a list of musical recordings, is there a term for a list of interviews? Of course I could just cite everything under 'references' but ...
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Minimal reference content

I'm currently preparing a paper for a conference and I'm struggling a bit to stay within the page limit imposed by the Latex layout of this conference. I'm trying to make some extra space for my ...
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Are there any exisitng sales (e.g. in a paper) for measuring perception of a short team task (or general tasks) in a questionnaire? [on hold]

The task in concern is a one-time 10-20 second game to be played as a team. Scale can be Likert scale or metric scale (if possible). Perception is e.g. whether the game is boring/interesting, ...
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How to find a school with an apprenticeship programm?

I'm a french student in apprenticeship, preparing an associate's degree (2 years diploma). I'll probably go in a french engineering school next year (for 3 years), but I'm also considering studying ...
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Does it seems that my supervisor was reluctant to let me go for conference?

I have already finished the first draft of my thesis and now I'm reviewing chapter by chapter. A few days ago I submitted my abstract to a conference and was accepted. I emailed my supervisor and ...
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Do you mean by EI? [on hold]

Do you mean that my article can not be indexed by EI?
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what are the possible PHD areas for a person having bachelors in IT and MSc in IT project management? [on hold]

For past few years I have been working as a software engineer. I have two years of hands on experience as a software engineer. I am going to start my career as a lecturer from next month onward. I ...
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Statistical analysis and methodology help [on hold]

I was wondering if i could get some expert advice on how to analyse my data. I am trying to run the statistical analysis for a cross cultural study comprising of two country samples. I have 5 ...
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List of rejected computer science papers [on hold]

I am developing an algorithm (using deep learning) to automatically review computer science papers and decide if they should be accepted or rejected, and I need a list of rejected papers (including ...
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Citing an accepted manuscript that hasn't yet been published

I'm writing a thesis for the master degree. I'm going to include one of my conference paper in my thesis and I understand that it is common and acceptable for school regulations to include already ...
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Where to find medical data?

I’m still a novice in medical research so please provide some guidance. Generally I’m looking for a clinical database. For instance, the CSF protein level in Guillain-Barré syndrome patients like ...
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(Psychology) Mismatch with Advisor's Research Interests

A complicated story so I’ll try to keep it short. Basically, I was fairly young applying to PhD programs (in psychology) and got into a program where I thought I’d be a great fit. My advisor’s ...
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Post-doc applications

I am having terrible experiences with my PhD program. I have no feedback and no supervision on anything. I have been working with other people in other departments so that I can get proper training ...
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How much political influence is involved in the academia in Poland?

I heard that Polish national politics influences the appointment of tenured positions in their universities. E.g. if some party is in power, they would like to see somebody loyal to them as the head ...
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How do I provided “Proof of Enrollment” for Google summer of code if my university start registration on may [on hold]

I'm currently 47% complete in my career and registration for next semester starts on may, but Google wants me to give "Proof of Enrollment" that is just a proof that I'll be attending class by may and ...
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Difficulty in thinking properly during exams

I am a student of science preparing for the JEE (India). When I normally practice problems, I find no difficulty in thinking straight. Solutions occur to me when I look at a problem, because for the ...
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What happened to the Piled Higher and Deeper comics?

Without dating myself too badly, I have enjoyed PhD comics since the beginning. For the past few years, there have been about 2 or 3 new comics a week, but there has not been a new comic in months. I ...
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What to do in case when advisor refuses to provide a reference letter for a postdoc position?

What to do in case when PhD advisor rejects everytime (by his own choice) a request for reference letter for a possible post doc position? Majority of decent post doc positons requires PhD advisor's ...
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What's an appropriate phrasing of a caveat about self-citation?

I'm writing some report, and at a certain point I give an example by citation. The citation format is such that you don't see any names (e.g. "[123]") without visiting the bibliography; or maybe it's ...
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What are the differences between teaching in the quarter and semester system?

I am currently working as a junior faculty member at a university where we teach a 2:2 (2 fall, 2 spring) on the semester system. I would like to know the differences between this and teaching a 2:2:2 ...
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How can I most respectfully leave my current PhD position for a new one?

My professor is a bully and the university will not challenge his behaviour despite numerous complaints from both staff and students. I am 9 months into the first year of my PhD. I love my work and ...
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Workload of PhD in US/Europe/Canada

I am a Masters student applying for PhD in computer science to various universities in the US/Europe/Canada. I wanted to know about the workload in general which we will have while pursuing it in ...
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Should my PhD thesis be submitted under my legal name?

I married during my PhD and changed my legal surname however (for many reasons) I will continue to publish under my maiden name. My (UK) university says that a thesis has to be submitted under the ...
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Dissertation topic for Master's in Information Systems [on hold]

I am supposed to submit my dissertation topic to my supervisor this time this week and l have no clue what l want to research on. I know it has to do with AI in financial industry and l have to ...
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Is it unethical to use not your real name when asking for questionnaire survey?

I'm going to conduct an email-based questionnaire survey, but I would like to avoid sharing my real name/affiliation. In part, I'm curious if sender's name is actually going to affect response rate ...
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Ask professor for recommendation after long period without contacting them

So I'm currently in my final year of an undergraduate, intergrated Master's program at a British university and I'll be applying for PhD programs in the Fall. Over the summer of June 2017 - August ...
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Does Masters coursework count for credit in the US?

I am a Master's student studying Computer Science in BITS Pilani, India. I will be applying for a PhD next semester (second half of 2019) in Singapore, US/Canada and Europe. I am interested in AI/...
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wrong authors name [duplicate]

i have published a conference paper but in google scholar under the paper the authors name are wrong. It does not show my name or any other authors name of the original paper. It shows different ...
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strategy of faculty job talk [duplicate]

Say you have 10 projects done in the past. How would you arrange them in a 45 min talk? If you talk about every one evenly, there's no highlight. But these 10 projects are all related to the overal ...
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Will my American GPA be 'transferred' to an Australian university?

I'm a first-year medical student within the United States considering a move to Australia. I am not looking at a "study abroad" or "foreign exchange student" type program. A direct move and goal to be ...
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Global number of publications over time

We always hear about the increasing number of publications published every year and the resulting information overload in science. I wanted to show this trend to students to highlight why they should ...
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Getting accepted for Masters in USA (Industrial Engineering) with low profile

I have completed my Bachelor in Industrial Engineering with a 3.28 CGPA (from Bangladesh). Due to some personal and family reasons I could not commit to my bachelor degree in the first 4 semesters. ...
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HELP! I'm ABD and I want to switch programs

Situation: My doubts about graduate school have resurfaced and become more potent. While I am in my third year at a top ten university, I no longer think my department is right for me given my ...
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Is this article uses quantitate, qualitative, or mixed-methods methodology? [on hold]

I really cant determine what methodology this article uses: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6413740/ I think it is quantitative but I dont know why.
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PUBLICATION IN IJBSS IN 2012

our publication in IJBSS was printed with all the names of the scholars but in the online version, two names were missing for a year or two, now they have included it in the online version, it this ...
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How to phrase the unexpected Result? [on hold]

In my experiments, I found that my proposed scheme does not provide very "high performance" gains and just marginal gains as compared to the scheme I was testing against. Still, my results are better ...
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Reply ‘no position’ while the job posting is still there (‘HiWi’ position in Germany)

I am third year undergraduate and I am not studying in Europe. I plan to apply for a master at a German institute by the end of this year which is the time for application. This institute advertised ...
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Job Prospects 4 years post-PhD [on hold]

I graduated in Psychology quite a few years ago now, and for personal/mental-health related reasons, I didn't pursue a postdoctorate career. Instead, I focussed on trying to get better (partially ...
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How to email researchers for the first time [duplicate]

Sometimes I reach out to professors (who are almost always significantly older than me) via email. Maybe I'm working on a specific question they asked in a publication, or I'm working on something ...
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Can a person write a thesis years later if illness set in? [on hold]

Can a person write her thesis years later for the mere sake of doing it if illness interrupted her upon completion of graduate courses in English Literature?
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Student Assessment

I am an academic in physics, i.e. with no formal education in pedagogical methods and teaching yet. I was reading this paper of Biggs What the Student Does: teaching for enhanced learning and ...
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How to find an editor for a statistics book?

I am writing and self-publishing a book on statistics. More specifically, it is titled "The general linear model: Assumptions, violations and remedies (or what to do wen your dependent variable won't ...
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Dealing with a rejection from a journal

I am a post-doc in economics. I know that rejections are quite usual but I feel very sad (I think more than necessary) because of rejections. For a paper on which I worked for four years, I got two ...
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Post PHD carrer life [on hold]

I wanted to ask what is the path of academic person that finished his Ph.D. in math or in Computer science what is the academic path that he can take? Not everyone can continue with Academia or be ...
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What’s a good resource to track academic jobs in Germany?

Lots of countries have their own websites for recruiting academic faculty. I just can’t find the go-to resource for Germany. Do any of you guys have any tips?
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What to do if I notice an error in a manuscript which is accepted for publication [duplicate]

My manuscript has been accepted and the status of my manuscript is showing "Article in Press". Today as was going through it again,I found that there is a calculation error on my part in my ...

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