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Has the relation with students changed significantly in the last 20+ years?

I left academia 20+ years ago but I am closely following SE Academia (mostly because it is interesting and gives a different perspective from industry). I noticed several questions regarding the "...
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Institution refuses reimbursement for grant awarded?

After managing a project at a research institution in the US, I was awarded a grant (did it for free, so this is the remuneration). The grant covers travel, books, research equipment ("that does not ...
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How can a double major in Physics and Math help outside Academia?

I am a freshman at Stony Brook right now and intend to pursue Theoretical physics in the future. I will likely apply to graduate school immediately after graduation and have no plans of working in the ...
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Is one spelling mistake in the academic CV a big deal?

Just after submitting my CV to graduate school for masters admission, I realized that there was one spelling mistake on the first page of my CV. I misspelled the word 'merchandising'(missed the h). Is ...
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License selection when submitting a paper and uploading it to arxiv at the same time

I am a PhD candidate and I'm going to submit a paper to a journal (let's say to one of top-10 journals related to my topic) and at the same time I'd like to upload that paper to arxiv. I know that ...
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What affiliation should I use for a paper that I partly wrote in a previous institution?

I am writing a research paper to be submitted to an IEEE conference. Part of the work was performed as a part of my University. I have graduated from there and am no longer a part of the university. ...
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How could I plot this kind of graph from stm modeling in R? [closed]

I'm new in R and thanks for welcoming me to this community. I'm studying the stm topic modeling with R and read this paper https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/10073717/ I want to know how could I ...
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Who decides a university's stance on a topic?

To illustrate what I'm thinking of, this page by UCL on Brexit says: Are EU students welcome in London? Yes. In the words of Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London: "To the almost one million Europeans ...
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What do you recommend me doing if my math instructor isn't very good and I know I can learn the same content better elsewhere?

Currently, my math professor isn't very good and I have had plenty of experience using Khan Academy and my Googling skills. However, I'm afraid that if I diverge from the class, I might accidentally ...
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what shoud i say in a follow-up email to prospective PhD supervisors after I submitted my applications

I am applying for Ph.D. programs. I reached out to several potential Ph.D. supervisors last year and had informal Skype interviews with some of them before I submit my applications. It's been a month ...
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Faculty member brought sick (feverish) child to class - is this unethical? [closed]

A faculty member recently brought their young child to a graduate seminar. The child had a fever -- and therefore was deemed not healthy enough to be at school. The faculty member did not ask the ...
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Why my professor doesn't reply my email even after I follow up the prev email?

I contacted this Professor to be my supervisor for my Master study four months ago. We did a skype interview and he also agreed to help me for the university scholarship application. I checked that ...
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Why do some authors seem to ignore reviewer comments?

For example a review might say: This paper is acceptable if the following comments are addressed: In section two, change "this is a topy" into "this is a typo" Instead of writing "Log" ...
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How to prepare for candidate's questions during faculty interviews?

During faculty interviews, it is traditional to allow the candidate to ask the panel questions. How should the interview panel prepare to answer those questions?
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Spousal-hire arrangements at a postdoc level

In contract to available information for faculty positions, I would be interested to learn how to go for a spousal-hire arrangement at a postdoc level. In my view, there are three factors that might ...
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How to generate trajectory dataset? [closed]

I'm doing my thesis on trajectory data mining, I need to have different trajectories (different routes) between two points. I need to have data in terms of latitude and longitude (a.k.a trajectory ...
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Reporting results that are significant even with correction, without losing my unadjusted ones?

I have a study in which I have several promising variables, all concurring with previous literature and significant at alpha=0.05. However, I have this one variable that is of special interest and ...
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Situations where changes in advisor/lab interests makes you feel lost

I'm currently enrolled in an MS/PhD integrated program in a school in Korea. I was originally planning to study in the US, but I wasn't confident that I'd get funding and the lab/advisor that I'd met ...
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Searching for European pharma prices for research [closed]

For my research I am searching for a database of pharmaceutical prices for European countries. I know I can probably find the products on individual countries websites, but I am looking for something ...
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budget allocation in research grant applications [closed]

How to find about info about proportions of different categories in budget in grant applications? For instance, how much put in travel, how much put in RA fees etc.
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Research Design Help: Figure out appropriate design [closed]

I'm doing a research on credibility of Twitter users to detect rumors on Twitter, for my Masters thesis. I do this by assessing the network structure of the Twitter users who have contributed to a ...
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Can I pursue a master's degree and research career after taking 16 years to finish undergraduate?

I've just finished my bachelor degree in Psychology as a second under-graduate degree. My first degree was in mathematics. I am 37 years old and I would like to know if it's possible to pursue a ...
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Why are engineering departments so large in U.S. universities?

For a math or physics department at a good university in the United States, there might be 20 or so full-time faculty members, while in the engineering department, I've noticed that there can be more ...
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What can happen to a paper submitted without co-author knowledge

Every answer in this related question has some phrasing about it being unethical or, as the first answer "does not have the right". Does a supervisor have right to submit paper without consents of ...
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Ethical reaction to fake academic degree claim. (Unfinished PhD)

Let's assume a hypothetical context where someone figures out that a given businessperson's claims to have a PhD from a prestigious university are not true. The person in question was enrolled in a ...
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The “why it matters” of a research proposal

I have heard from academics in various fields that the usefulness of their research is not always immediately clear, but sometimes, a piece of research will inadvertently become important at some ...
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Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing (AISC) template for Latex? [closed]

While I am looking for Latex template of the AISC template (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing), I could find only its word format in following link: https://www.springer.com/gp/authors-...
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How should I ask my advisor on help with something I should know how to do?

I am creating a mathematical model in R (programming language) as part of my thesis. I created the first part of the model no problem and sent it to my advisor. She said I did a fantastic job on it. ...
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Getting accepted to present at a conference, but choosing not to go - including this in SoP

I am a masters student who has just had my extended abstract accepted to the largest conference in my field, however, I am faced with a very difficult decision that requires perspective. The Problem ...
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Is there any risk in applying for a different graduate program, while already doing a PhD?

I'm doing a Ph.D. (in Europe) in field X, but my interests have shifted towards a different subject (say Y) over time. I've tried to shift my research to be on interdisciplinary topics crossing the ...
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Academic prospect survey

Is there any survey which shows the schools that current professors have attended in the past? For example, "10% of current tenure positions in EU are held by Cambridge PhD graduates" I'm ...
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Should I quit my PhD, has anyone every done this and started over?

I have currently completed four years of my PhD. My PhD supervisor was nice at first, and I actually thought I was lucky to get her. However, things quickly turned bad and have been bad for the last ...
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Including a research experience with no recommendation letter

I am applying to graduate schools in the United States this year. I have research experience for one year in algebraic geometry. I learned a lot from this experience, mostly by reading papers, books, ...
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How to search the publication fee of a journal [closed]

What's the correct place on a journal webpage to show the publication fee?
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Can I ask to be the first co-author?

I am working in a lab as a research assistant for the last 3 years. During this time, I published three papers (1 first author) and three of them were published in good journals. In one of my ...
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Is there any evidence of a benefit to distributing documents to students vs taking notes?

Suppose you teach a course in which you display slides. Two approaches exists: distribute the slides (or any document that summarizes the content of the slides); rely on students to take notes. [...
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To remove article [closed]

My paper has been already withdrawal ed from source web of www.plantarchives.com since my request to remove it, but is has been indexed by google scholar as it is removed already. I have resubmitted ...
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Is it acceptable to write a report for one university mentioning unpublished research done in another?

Last year I got in touch with a professor by email. I was somewhat familiar with their topic, and very enthusiastic about working with them. I had a very positive exchange with them and did a call, ...
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A few students requesting to cancel lectures due to their personal reasons. What should I do?

I give lectures to postgraduate students. The number of students in this batch is very low (< 20). The lectures are foundation lectures for the course. We are only into the basics of the course. ...
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My h-index is very low and I want to increase it

Nowadays universities judge faculty based on their h-index, to be promoted from assistant to associate or to be hired as associate in some universities you need at least a h-index of 10. I am ...
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does my affiliation affect the decision of accepting my paper in a journal [closed]

Many times, you receive comments such as:I am unable to accept your manuscript for publication in "Journal name" The reason for this decision is that in its current state, the level of English ...
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What is limit for the number of students for one supervisor in India?

How many number of students can be supervised by a supervisor in India? Is there a limit imposed by the government of India?
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If the lecture room is usually full, is it appropriate for a TA to compete with the seat of students?

There is one topic in the course that I am TAing that I felt interested to re-learn (since I forgot most things about it). I also had some questions I want to ask about the topic (that could be ...
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writing grad school admissions essays [closed]

I'm new to this forum, so apologies if this is the wrong place to post! I'm researching online writing tools for help writing grad school personal statements and essays. Has anyone used any tool that'...
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Finding area of research and people that offer PhD's in this area [closed]

I'm currently in the first year of my MSc in an European university and as time goes on I'm thinking of what to do afterwards. One of the options is continuing on to a PhD and so I find myself from ...
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Building an academic career abroad

Good side of my background I'm 27 years old with a Ph.D. in electrical engineering and now I'm about to finish my postdoctoral research. During my Ph.D. program, I've developed an innovative device ...
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How has your joint / secondary appointment in another department turned out? [closed]

I am curious about the experience of faculty who hold / have held appointments in multiple departments. Has it helped you researchwise? Any unexpected challenges? I am thinking primarily about ...
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What are computer science students in the US doing? [closed]

It's the first time I asked a question here therefore, sorry if it's not related. I'm a bachelor in computer science and also I'm working in this field. I want to know, what are computer science ...
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Considering applying for a third PhD Program after having bad experiences in two

I am totally lost and devasted mentally and physically, I have been in a program and left after one year because of lack of experiment as well as racist supervisor. I have accepted to lower job in ...
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How to avoid being blamed on cheating?

A lecturer of the programming course said: "In this course you can't use Google. If we find you are cheated, you will fail the course". What kind of rights there are if I accidentally write something ...

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