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Long Delay from Springer Journal: Should I Continue Waiting or Seek Alternatives?

I submitted an article to a Springer journal 13 months ago. Each time I inquire about the status, I receive the same response: "The paper is currently with the editor for evaluation and the ...
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Selected papers would be published in journal

I am interested in conference that mentions - all papers would be in conference proceedings and "selected papers would be be in journal". When will I be informed that my accepted paper is ...
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Pursuing a PhD with mental health issues

So I’m currently in the process of applying to PhD programs, I’ve even found two potential supervisors and trying to secure funding. However, for the past 2 years I’ve been having mental health issues ...
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A platform for collaborative research projects?

This question may sound unusual but I'm have been searching for a while now for a platform for collaborative research projects? The concept here is simple. Experienced researchers sign up and verify ...
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How do I become a peer reveiver in a journal [duplicate]

I have masters and have been working for 5 years. I have 1 paper published where I am in the list of contributors, basically not the first or second author. I have 2 other papers in the process where ...
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I can't come to finish the textbooks I start

Background I decided to pursue Physics independent of my course, a while back. I selected a few textbooks to study for this. And.. I could not come to "finish"[1] them. It's been an year and ...
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How to deal as a PhD student with a working colleague who is doing private business during working hours?

I am new to a small team (4-5 people) at a research group. Naturally, I depend on others showing me how many things work at the office (it is my first experience working at a university after all). ...
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What should I do with my 60 page undergraduate thesis?

I recently finished my undergraduate thesis in philosophy. It came out to about 60 pages/16,000 words. Now that I'm done, I'm wondering what I should do with it - if I should send it somewhere for ...
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Collaboration with Professor who does unethical research

I am a second year PhD student at a university. My supervisor asked me to do a research collaboration with a professor from another university. When I was reading about his research, I already found ...
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Research Proposal: Can Simulation Tools like Simulink Be Used? [closed]

We are planning to conduct a feasibility study for a hybrid solar charging station specifically designed for 2 and 3-wheeled e-bikes. Our goal is to assess various parameters such as the number of ...
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Using matrix find the solution for 3² + 2² [closed]

The realm of algebra ,exploring innovative ways to express mathematical concepts is a fascinating endeavor . Today we delve into a creative formula for calcuting the sum of squares a+b where a and b ...
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Best practices for citing a reference you've found an error in

I am writing a mathematics paper and citing a particular reference in a peer-reviewed mathematical journal. It turns out that the result I reference is ultimately correct, but the proof has an error ...
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A Novel Formula for generating prime numbers [closed]

In this submission we propose a novel formula for generating prime numbers offering a potentially more efficient and accessible approach. The formula, ab +a+b utilizes the product and the sum of two ...
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Confusion About PhD and Academic Job Expectations

I'm in the final (summer) semester of my PhD and have a tentative defense date of mid-August; however, due to a number of challenges (COVID, advisor issues, personal/financial issues, etc.), progress ...
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How to approach a project with NDA in academic research

I'm currently a master's student in statistics and data science in the US. I've been doing academic research for about a year and am planning to apply for a PhD at the end of next year. Recently, I ...
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Net salary calculation for TVLE-13 65% PhD offer in Münster

I have received a PhD offer in Münster with a pay grade of TVLE-13 65% in 2024. How much net salary I should be expecting after all deductions? Actually I have another PhD offer from USA with tuition ...
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How can I build a research profile now?

I'm gutted. I recently graduated with a non-thesis Masters degree and always wanted to do a PhD or at least a Masters thesis. I approached several professors to convert to thesis but it never worked ...
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Professional Advice: How could important forums be best utilized?

I'm a post-bac. with a background in chemistry and material science. Given the interdisciplinary nature of my background, I find it difficult to describe how I'll engage with the different existing ...
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To what extent should homework sets be changed in a math course, semester to semester?

I've curious as to the extent that materials should be refreshed between semesters, changing the contexts and updating numbers to avoid students passing on solutions from previous semesters of the ...
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How critical is memory in achieving proficiency at Master's and PhD levels in mathematics?

I'm keen to discuss how significant memory is in excelling in higher-level mathematics, particularly at the Master's and PhD levels. I have found that I sometimes have trouble remembering certain ...
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I am not getting academic credit for code I have written for my PhD, when it was later used in other research. Should I complain?

During my PhD, I developed a data analysis code. My PI encouraged its development, expecting it to stay within the research group. The code was used in some published papers and gained attention when ...
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Should you list all possible professional goals or be specific?

The PhD program I am applying to is asking about my professional goals and ambitions? I am thinking to answer it with respect to short-term and long-term goals. Short-term goals are easy to write ...
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Authorship issue between two PhD students

I have a little dispute over co-authorship on a paper, and I would appreciate feedback on whether I am handling this appropriately (or if I am being an asshole or not). I am a PhD student in applied ...
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I'm at the fork of the road; should I quit my PhD … again?

I was enrolled in a top university in the faculty of languages and linguistics for my PhD in the spring of ’21 in my home country. Naive, I was unsure of what I wanted to do and with my grades, I ...
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How do I know that a research project that my professor gave me to do is actually novel research?

I come across such research on a regular basis; those look pretty extraordinary during presentations; however, when the same research is presented to an industry expert, that research doesn't look ...
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Course Syllabus changed drastically, leading to drastically different final grades

Apologies if this is not the place for such a question. I've seen elsewhere that other professors reserve the right to change syllabi midsemester. However, it's been brought to my attention that a ...
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Path from humanities undergrad to math PhD

This is out of left field. I have recently been realizing that, since my favorite classes are math, my best friends have all been future mathematicians, and I love nothing more than thinking about ...
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Epitranscriptomics PhD without a biochemistry background?

I managed to get into a Doctoral Training Programme that focuses on the role of mRNA modifications in gene regulation but my undergraduate degree was in biology and I don't even have a chemistry A ...
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What should I do if I messed up my pre-thesis project and I just want to end it as soon as possible and switch a group for master thesis?

I am currently part of a research group where members work on a wide range of topics, from nuclear model calculations to quantum entanglement SPDC. Our professor has a laid-back approach and likes to ...
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Black hole , must understand there is logic behind [closed]

BLACK HOLE . . . . . . . It's like a hole which attracts body toward itself , because it has own gravity which attracts into another universe. object attracts and breaks into smaller pieces by ...
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How can I talk to the professor who has accused me of cheating? [closed]

My professor gave me a course incomplete because my lab3 homework on GitHub is very similar to someone else’s work. I would admit that I did asked former students from this course to send me the lab3 ...
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Suggestions for math post doc topic after PhD

I am a math PhD student and I should finish the PhD in about 1.5-2 years. I am already thinking about what to do next. At the moment I am not even sure that I will be staying in the academic world, ...
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Anyone works/worked with Geobacter sulfurreducens? [closed]

I am having trouble growing it to an OD (600nm) >0.2 in 7 days. Some articles have had ODs of around 0.8 to 1 (stationary phase) in even less than 7 days. Publications provide different amounts of ...
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Incomplete experiments, note to reviewer?

I'm submitting to NeurIPS today and some of my experiments are not complete. I think my paper is a fair submission even without those results, but the results I'm currently waiting on would clear up ...
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What is a note article?

I submitted a paper to Classical and Quantum Gravity journal. One referee said it is good but the other one posed some questions. After answering, the referee has said: Unfortunately, I will not be ...
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Can I Use Old Work to Complete New Assignments? [closed]

In an American High School history class I wrote a paper which summarized a book and applied it to an assignment. Now, I got an English assignment which has similar requirements, and must be based off ...
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How to tell new grad advisor that I need to transfer after I just picked his university

So I recently chose between two schools. On the surface they looked really similar but one of them (school 1) was offering my degree in 4.5 years instead of 6 and also had some other specialized ...
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Which university is better for robotics and employability, POSTECH or Sungkyunkwan University? [closed]

I'm trying to decide between POSTECH and Sungkyunkwan University for my studies in robotics. I am particularly interested in understanding which university offers better opportunities in terms of ...
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List of "possible publications" at international conferences

I want to apply for a PhD fellowship program abroad and one of the requirements is that I must provide a list of possible publications and presentations at international seminars/conferences, what ...
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What to do in my gap year to transition from a US pure math undergraduate to an applied math masters in France?

I'm an international student who finished my undergraduate degree at a top-20 US university last December (double-majoring in math and comparative literature) and currently staying in my home country. ...
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What is the difference between Design Research and Design Science methods?

In Bruce Archer's words, "Design research is systematic inquiry whose goal is knowledge of, or in, the embodiment of configuration, composition, structure, purpose, value, and meaning in man-made ...
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Ignored by university after requesting reimbursement for faculty interview campus travel

I did a campus interview for a tenure-track assistant professorship at a public R1 university in Louisiana (not LSU) in March. I was told to purchase my own air travel and submit for reimbursement ...
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What are the differences, if any, between area chairs and senior area chairs for a conference?

What are the differences, if any, between area chairs and senior area chairs for a conference? I am mostly interested in the conferences in the field of machine learning and natural language ...
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What are examples of trustworthy no-fees open access scientific journals where serious scientists have published? [closed]

I sometimes hear the claim there are no no-fee open access journals available in some fields. An example on this website was recently for the case of Bio Informatics / Computational Biology. What are ...
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How appreciated is "Part III" in the US?

I will complete an MSc in physics, including a thesis, this year. I have received an offer for a 9 month taught math master's course at Cambridge called Part III, although I don't yet have a funding ...
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Should I wait to send a revised manuscript?

We submitted a manuscript to a well-known journal. The first round of reviews came in 6 months later. We revised, resubmitted in about 3 weeks (they gave us two weeks to r&r) and we got a new, ...
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What are the platforms to monitor for academic job search (Tenure Track/ Long-Term Positions) in the Sciences? [closed]

Apart from common websites, like Chronicle of Higher Education or Higher Ed Jobs, what are other platforms where academic positions are posted? I recently missed out on some opportunities by not being ...
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How difficult is it to switch from non-tenure to tenure track in Japan?

There’s an opening for assistant and associate professorship in non-tenure track of maximum of 5 years. I’m currently living in Europe and my Japanese is basic level. I was wondering how difficult it ...
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Does moderating a conference panel go on a CV?

Should moderating conference panels go on an academic CV and, if so, where? I am in a humanities-related field, if that matters. Thank you!
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Leaving tenure track position [duplicate]

I'm a relatively new tenure-track professor considering leaving my academic institution for another academic institution or a non-academic job in the not-too-distant future. I have two questions: ...
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