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Scholarships and the PhD thesis in the Scandinavian system?

I'm totally confused about how you have to write your desired thesis in the Scandinavian higher education system when you've got their scholarship. By reading the articles about how it works I feel ...
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Do faculty at Harvard, Princeton, Stanfotd, etc. only want to hire people from those universities? [duplicate]

This is what I have heard from someone who did his PhD at Princeton. Harvard, Stanford, Berkeley, Princeton, MIT, etc. are biased towards accepting candidates who got their degrees from those schools.
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Is gift authorship for PhD advisors rampant in academia? [on hold]

I have had an issue with my PhD advisor where they were essentially attempting to coerce me into inappropriately adding them as a co-author on a paper that they had no part in. They agreed that they ...
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What is the proper designation for someone who has not finished their master's degree?

If a person has completed their course work but has not submitted their dissertation or capstone project. what can you call them if they are teaching a class or course at an academic institution?
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Google scholar account

I created a google scholar account with my university email, but I could not edit it, upload my photo or even add my articles. Then I created another one with the same email, but this time, this ...
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License to tie to an extended version of an accepted paper while submitting to ArXiv?

We recently submitted a paper to an IEEE conference, where it was presented and appears in the proceedings. We now wish to submit an extended version of the same work onto ArXiv. In addition to ...
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Can you switch the co-first author position after the article is published?

Can you switch the position of the first co-first author with the second co-first author of an article after it is published? Full story: During my PhD, I published two articles, both as the first ...
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What to do if you cannot secure undergraduate research supervisor's graduate school recommendation

What do I do if my research supervisor cannot provide a recommendation for graduate school since he me to stay in his lab for a PhD and I want to apply to Masters programs at other universities? Is it ...
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I transcribed 50 interviews = 200 pages, enough for analyses? [on hold]

I just finished transcribing my interviews for my PhD thesis and I got a total of 200 pages as data to analyse, is this enough? I only transcribed what is relevant to my research scope. Also, ...
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best course for dropout student india aiming for RPSC EXAM [on hold]

my sister has actually a bright student and we both belong to a poor family ,the problem with her that she got typhoid twice due to which she scored only 80 percent 12 board ,she has given jee main ...
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I send my initial Ph.D. proposal to my prospective supervisor, but there was no answer to the document receiving confirmation

A week ago, on July the 16th,2019, I have sent my initial PhD proposal to a prospective supervisor in New Zealand who I have previously made direct contact with, after 4 days I sent another email to ...
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Research assistant in Germany. When is it possible to switch projects

I'm a research assistant (Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter) in Germany in a BMBF funded project. I just got an offer to join a project that has a longer runtime than my current project and offers more ...
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IJISRT (International Journal of Innovative Science and Research Technology): is the journal real or fake? [on hold]

I need to know if IJISRT (International Journal of Innovative Science and Research Technology) is a fake or a real journal.
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Which is the more competitive path to grad school for mathematics? [on hold]

I am an undergraduate student studying mathematics at a well regarded university in the United States and am wondering which of these two (for the sake of simplicity, I recognize it's not so simple in ...
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How to see the rate of citations for a paper? [duplicate]

Google Scholar shows the rate of citations for registered authors (or rather, the number of citations for every calendar year). Is there some way to see the rate of citations for an individual paper?
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Is attending (and presenting at) a summit taken as an "honor'' in a CV elevating the chance for tenure-track applications?

I've been selected by my school and an external committee to attend this-year version of this summit. As far as I've been informed up to now, the agenda is attending a bunch of interviews with both ...
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Why is a PhD thesis typically 150 pages? [on hold]

I just don't understand why the overall findings & implications of a PhD cannot be communicated in the style of a research paper? Succinctness is a virtue in a field characterised by time ...
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Communicate Author or Publisher for asking detail?

I have trouble finding out an expression in a theorem (click here to the problem)of a paper by Yann Bugeaud (page 12) , and I tried to contact the author through his e-mail but he didn't reply (don't ...
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IEEE Transaction on Circuits and Systems Review Process [duplicate]

I submitted a journal paper to IEEE Transaction on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology on June 12th. Today, after 40 days, I checked its status and it went from "In Peer Review" to "Awaiting ...
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What does the term “highest qualification” mean?

For example, if I am a current undergraduate student, does that mean my highest qualification is "undergraduate degree" or should it be my high school (12th grade)?
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State model for the diagram [on hold]

enter image description herePlease, how was the state space equation derived from the diagram and equations? I was unable to get the exact value. I am beginning to think it is wrong? Start with the ...
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Does observational data need further proof?

Within fields like animal behavior, data is often collected through observation of the subjects, either in the wild or captivity. Can a paper be published purely based on observational data, with no ...
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Chinese Mathematics Education [on hold]

I often wonder about Mathematics Education in China, particularly at the late high school and undergraduate level. In the US, a typical undergraduate math degree will include lower division: 1-2 ...
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PhD Advisor to Stop Funding Me

I am going into my 4th year PhD in a STEM field. I am my advisor's first student. While things started off okay and the research had been interesting, my advisor developed a tendency to switch ...
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Best path for a PhD in CS from a top school? [on hold]

In short, I recently got admitted to a computer science and engineering programme at the KTH royal institute of technology which basically is a Bsc. in CS + Msc. in one of a dozen choosable related ...
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How can I tell who would be interested in my research?

I'm a math postdoc. On MathJobs they sometimes ask if there are any "faculty contacts," which are people I've met or who otherwise have interest in my work. But sometimes I don't know who the faculty ...
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Typesetting Paper for Publication [on hold]

I've recently finished writing my scientific research paper in Microsoft word. It essentially explains the design of microstructures in solar cells through a genetic algorithm, however, I'm quite ...
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Can a person become a professor in English without having a Bachelor degree in English?

Some universities allow students to get enrolled in English studies without having a Bachelor degree in English. If someone completes an MA and PhD without a Bachelor, can that person become a ...
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Is start-up experience relevant to PhD applications?

I am a recent graduate in engineering, and I will be applying to graduate schools in the US (Ph.D.) and Europe (MSc) next year. I have some research experience- 3 conference papers, research role at a ...
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Adding an affiliation to an accepted paper

I am the corresponding and the first author of a paper which has been accepted for publication in a journal published by Springer. I have an important question that is I would like to know whether I ...
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How to find out if I will really like academia?

To start I love learning and I love my field I am working in. I also have enjoyed the limited number of times I have been able to teach. I have an MS in Computer Science and I have been working full ...
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memory decline and academia

What are good techniques or suggestions for people on verge of memory decline to better remember where to find a scientific material? Personally when I read something in a book or in a paper or a ...
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How common is it for people to apply for a PhD from industry?

I have been working as a Senior Engineer in Industry for about 13 years since I graduated. However, I am seriously considering applying for a PhD program, because I am feeling acutely unchallenged in ...
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Conducting interviews independently? [on hold]

I'm an early career researcher who would like to conduct interviews for a research project on my own, and I was hoping to get some advice about whether this sort of thing is advisable. I recently ...
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How many applications do postdoc and tenure-track assistant professor hiring committees receive? [on hold]

I've heard something like 500 applications for 1 postdoc application. How can applicants stand out in that competition? For pure math positions.
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Is it ethical to tell my teaching assistant that I like him?

I, a 20-year-old female, have come to admire the graduate teaching assistant for my summer course quite strongly. I'm extremely interested in what they have to say, I always pay attention, never use ...
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US visit opportunity for phd students [on hold]

I am a PhD student in the field of physics. I am studying in the UK. I would like to visit a group in the US for a few months. I am wondering if there is any scholarship/ funding/grant that I can ...
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Can the book “Turning Learning Right Side Up: Putting Education Back on Track” be understood without any prior reading? [on hold]

I want to read the book Turning Learning Right Side Up: Putting Education Back on Track only if I would be able to understand it without first doing more than about a few books worth of other reading ...
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Transcript rewrite [on hold]

I took a class that I thought I was auditing and got outside help. Is there any way to fix this? I did this at a community college. Grades have gone out and I realized there was a mistake made.
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Showing research to some professor

I am a PhD student in mathematics. I am going to participate in a conference. I want to show my research to some great mathematcian who is a specialist in the area that I am working on. A friend of ...
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What are the benefits of serving as a reviewer, initially as a PhD/PostDoc and later as a faculty member/research scientist? [duplicate]

The very first thought that comes to mind is that reviewing a paper is like giving back to the academic community. After all, one's own work is published after the efforts of some anonymous reviewer. ...
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How can I serve my supervisor? [on hold]

So I am hoping to study a higher scientific degree; research proposal created by myself. Since - (i) the research interest will be mostly my own, although it will overlap with those of my supervisor (...
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Is my adviser stalling or am I being plainly lazy?

So I am a master's degree student in math at a local university. I am very dissatisfied and surprised with the type of work that my adviser asked me to do. I am unsure if I have bad attitude towards ...
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Credit for republished writing

I recently had an essay published in a semi-academic journal. It was widely shared and consequently got picked up by a few other online magazines who republished it. How do I list this on a CV? As ...
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What is a delicate way of identifying key insiders?

I am beginning a doctoral program this Fall and have been receiving helpful advice from a recent graduate. While this graduate has mentioned a key mentor that will likely serve as my primary advisor, ...
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how can i find a suitable university where i can go for study according to my CGPA? [on hold]

I am a student from Bangladesh...my bsc subject was microbiology with cgpa 3.39 and also have done masters in microbiology with cgpa 3.87. I also have done thesis in my masters program but don't have ...
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Delay in postdoc research position acceptable in germany?

I have recently (July) recieved an offer letter and all other papers from German research Institute for postdoc position. The contract mentions the start date as October 1st and contract is for 22 ...
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Authorship dispute on a paper that came out of a final report of a course?

Background: I had a course about 1 year and half ago that is required to do a simulation for its final report. I developed my idea about simulation based on some papers I read and wrote a proposal ...
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Can I buy individual access to SpringerLINK?

My institution has access to a very limited selection of ebooks published by Springer-Verlag. Is it possible to buy individual access to their whole collection myself? I'm a PhD student in case that ...
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Is there something between auditing and taking for credit? [on hold]

Is there a system in place that is in between auditing a course and taking it for credit? I have audited a course before and I didn't learn enough material to prepare for the actual course.

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