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Is there any way to use an iPad as a secondary device when doing academic presentations in PDF?

I'm in academia and I have to present at conferences regularly. Many times, I need to glance at the slides. However, depending on the way the room is set up, that's not always possible. Is there any ...
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Should I consider university rankings while accepting a PhD offer? [duplicate]

I have two Ph.D. offers. One from a university in Germany which is considered one of the best in Germany and is ranked in the top 150 universities worldwide in my engineering field. The second offer I ...
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Studying for statistics PhD qualifying exam

I'm planning to pursue a PhD degree in statistics, and I'm wondering about how I should study for the qualifying exam. During my undergraduate years, I took a measure-theory based probability theory ...
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Teaching high school students as a career development

Some universities offer courses for high-performing high school students. These include advanced placement classes, but sometimes they are not integrated to any existing curriculum or standards. I am ...
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Should I wait till the completion of all possible experiments?

I am aware that this question can be answered in different ways based on the domain of research under consideration. So, you can confine the answer to the domain of machine learning. Suppose I am ...
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is B grade bad in core class?

From the last 6-7 months I have started giving my full time to research. As a result, i lost interest in doing coursework. I want to do a PhD in computer vision and am doing fairly well in terms of ...
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Unofficial PhD admission

I am looking for some clarifications to how graduate committees' proceed. Looking at GradCafe it seems that some mathematics departments sent e-mails admitting students to their PhDs already, even if ...
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Transfer to different CDT within same University

I am based in the UK (England, more precisely). I am part of a Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) - between University A and B. Since I am an international student, I didn't receive EPSRC funding for ...
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What should I do if I want to change my track for Master's degree that is completely different from Bachelor's?

What should I do if I want to change my track for Master's degree that is completely different from Bachelor's subject in USA (non-US resident)? Currently, I am pursuing bachelor's degree in Film and ...
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Graduate of Graphic Design, want to pursue Applied Mathematics for physical modeling. Can I get Recognition, either Certificate or Degree?

I have a bachelor's degree in graphic design (US resident). I recently got interested in real-time physical modeling of instruments; after realizing that I needed math to do what I want, I started ...
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How to get most from this meeting with a "possible" potential supervisor

This question is a related to this question which has been closed. I will explain the whole situation here again and the question is different: I wrote to a prof. on December 15 in Germany whose ...
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How many days should I wait for e-mail of Prospective Supervisor in this condition

I am a citizen of an Asian country who e-mailed a prof in France 4 weeks ago that I am interested in discussing PhD research opportunity in Pure mathematics. He replied 2 weeks ago asking me to send ...
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Why are numeric citations useful? [closed]

I like to know what the citations are as I read and prefer parenthetical citations. Personally, I find number citations highly disruptive to actually use, since I need to flip to the references every ...
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Can researcher re-publish their own published research somewhere else?

Let's say I (first author) have published my research in a paywalled, non-open access journal. Can I publish a simplified version of the article, using some of the same figures as in the paywalled ...
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How much should I share my thesis dissertation with advisers while writing?

As I begin writing up my work in earnest during my final year of a PhD in computer science, I'm wondering about how much and how often to share my work-in-progress thesis dissertation with my ...
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How to ask my supervisor to "take the wheel" following a nervous breakdown?

I am in the third year of a STEM PhD at a top university. My supervisors have all been very happy with my progress since my project started in Oct 2019, and thanks in part to antidepressants and other ...
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Is it possible to restart an undergraduate degree? [closed]

I'm a University student whose studying a language degree that comes with a year abroad. Due to Covid, my abroad program, which I was supposed to be on currently, was cancelled and in order to be able ...
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Talking about participation to the paper

While (informally) discussing some recent updates, I said something along the line : "My paper about ... is published in ..." when I am actually the third author. I contributed to the paper ...
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How to learn writing a scientific publication? [duplicate]

I'm halfway through my PhD in theoretical physics and so far, I have never written a paper on my own. At best I wrote short parts for an article published with my advisor. I am currently taking part ...
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How to properly manage unexpected questions in screening interviews?

There are various sources in the internet in which different general questions one may encounter in screening interviews are reviewed. However, sometimes an applicant may face with some questions ...
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How to go about getting into a Master’s in Economics program despite poor performance in undergrad?

I graduated recently with a BS in Economics. I am interested in pursuing my education in Economics but I realize that I am not adequately prepared as I did not perform well in my undergraduate ...
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Is my hypothesis sufficient and feasible for a Masters or PhD thesis? [closed]

I'm currently studying Computer Science at a University in the UK and have started to think what I might do for my research later in my program. Hypothesis My current idea is to investigate the ...
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How do I reply to a potential advisor without being too enthusiastic?

I heard back from a potential PhD advisor from University ABC saying that I am accepted into their program and he also stuck his neck out for me for getting a fellowship as well. I am still waiting ...
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Why are articles and books formatted differently in many citation styles?

Why are articles and books formatted differently in many citation styles? Proceedings, websites, theses and other works are also formatted in their own way. It really looks very inconsistent and makes ...
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Should I ask for permission to name a mathematical theorem?

Suppose that two researchers, say, Y. Yubaba and Z. Zeniba have proven an original mathematical theorem that I want to use. I would like to name it the Yubaba-Zeniba theorem. Is it proper etiquette to ...
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Am I failed and being ignored? [closed]

I am currently applying for a doctoral student position (fall term 2022) in some university. The application procedure is somehow "manual". I submitted my documents to an appointed contact ...
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Thinking about leaving my PhD: my particular story [duplicate]

I know this was asked here many times, but each situation is different than others. I'll tell you my story to get some insight. Roughly 6 months ago I started a fully funded position for a PhD abroad. ...
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How to write a research proposal for a university in UK?

I am applying to a PhD position in Pure math in UK. Application form asks for research proposal but I don't have any specific problem now which I would like to work on although I have a good ...
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Can I change the category of registered arXiv papers?

I'd like to change the category of registered arXiv papers as I classified it wrongly. Is it possible?
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Dating my TA after the fall semester [duplicate]

Long story short, my TA and I have expressed romantic feelings for each other; I’m a man while she’s a woman, if that matters. We’ve not acted on our feelings yet, but now that grades are submitted ...
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If I only applied on one site when required to apply to two, will they look at my file?

I noticed for a few postdoc positions, they want you to apply both on mathjobs AND on some external site. I applied on mathjobs, but didn't apply on some external site. Will they look at my file? The ...
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Is there any scientific research on how to do college admissions correctly?

In India, the criteria for college admissions is very unambiguous and the question of whether you study in a prestigious institutions or not boils down to whether you score well in a standardized exam ...
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Ways to Allow Innovative Thinking In a Setting Favoring Conformity? [closed]

While conformity has it ascribed advantages, there are disadvantages, for example, to quote from this source, to quote: Conformity doesn’t encourage change in the world. Although conformity in ...
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Once tenured, is a faculty member guaranteed a minimum salary?

Tenure protects a faculty member's job from many threats; however, does it also generally guarantee a minimum salary? I am especially curious about fields, such as engineering, where there may be an ...
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How to easily get metrics about a paper's internal referencing?

Is there a tool that can give me some data on the bibliography with regard to the paper it's attached to? I mean, something that can tell me which reference is referred to most often throughout the ...
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NSF Postdoc Fellowship Announcement?

I'm having trouble finding information on when announcements might be made on fellowship awards. I'm specifically interested in Biology "Rules of Life" track.
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Informing my potential PhD supervisor about an offer from another PhD program

Last year, I reached out to several potential PhD advisers as I prepare for my PhD applications. One of the potential supervisors (let's call him supervisor A) with ties to the industry responded and ...
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How should I follow up with this professor?

I e-mailed a prof in France (Paris) on 10 Jan that my research interest align with his work and I would be willing to work for a PhD under his supervision in Pure Mathematics. I am a student living in ...
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Offer for a great (but too long) postdoc and a girlfriend in another country

I am in the shortlist for a postdoc at a great place and I highly admire my future mentor. He will try to argue for my application in front of the hiring committee in a few days. The only concern I ...
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Replying to students' emails or ignoring irrelevant questions

I started teaching this year and what surprises me is how often students will just send you emails asking about stuff that I feel they should figure out by themselves. For instance, they will email me ...
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Is it possible to read the article from the this ResearchGate page as a nonresearcher? If so, how?

I found the page https://www.researchgate.net/publication/301502255_Can_we_believe_it_Evidence_for_Christianity that I Google searched for. It's just the abstract. I couldn't figure out how to read ...
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What can I do when my coauthors submit a paper which uses our in-progress coauthored work?

Background: My coauthors and I have been writing a paper together for quite some time. The project has not been the main focus of anyone in the group for the longest time, so it has been going very ...
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Fundamental Background for western humanities [closed]

For an engineer, knowing some math is critical. What about modern humanities which is mostly western humanities? Which resources you recommend?
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Is there a single example of an outsider considered a "crank" publishing a ground-breaking result that was found to be correct (in the last 30 years)?

I'm interested mainly in mathematical and related fields, in which several important and famous open questions exist (e.g., Riemann Hypothesis). Almost every day a new "amateur" scholar (...
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How to deal [as a reviewer] with a paper in peer review that breaks anonymity

I work in the field of organization theory and labour sociology and to this point of my career, I have reviewed about 4-6 papers. I have been asked by a journal to review a paper. The journal's scope ...
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How to get business partner for KTP (innovate UK) application?

I want to know how to get KTP grants. I understand that I need business partner to apply. how to get business partner? I have read the guidelines for application that it should be with business ...
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Article not indexed by Google Scholar

I have a paper published on a good journal, but after more than 2 months it is still not indexed by Google Scholar. All other papers from the same volume (november) can be found in GS, just my single ...
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How to approach professors when I am changing lab?

I am a second-year Ph.D. student and due to some unavoidable circumstances, I have decided to leave my current supervisor/lab. I tried to resolve all the issues but apparently, the supervisor told me ...
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Affiliation before starting undergraduate but committed to an institution

A paper I worked on during my gap year between high school and college is getting published. All of the work that went towards this paper was made after finishing high school, and clearly before ...
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New small result vs. Old big result for MSc thesis?

I have recently started supervising MSc students in Statistics and I noticed a trend: students who produce a NEW small result are often more challenged by reviewers/markers of their dissertation than ...

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