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When do I know if a conference is predatory?

I have just started my PhD in Biomedical Engineering 2.5 months ago and started doing some simulations. My hope is that I at least have some publishable preliminary results, and have at least one ...
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question regarding translation work automation

Recent advances in machine translation technology have made it easier than ever to translate English into my native language. However, automating translation remains a challenge when English text ...
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Transitioning from a PhD in Chemical Engineering (control theory) to a Postdoc in Chemistry?

I'm currently navigating the final stages of my PhD journey in chemical engineering. My research has predominantly focused on analytical optimization methods for robust control problems, often framed ...
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What is a “proper systematic order listing”?

I have a paper under review at a journal, and in it I have included a table of all of the species which exhibit a particular behaviour. Species are grouped by Order, and then family, and then species. ...
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Concurrent MA and PhD programs at different universities?

I was accepted into an MA in economics at a very prestigious school without funding and a PhD in politics at a reputable state school with full funding/stipend. My intended research in the PhD program ...
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When do you need Ethics Approval in Humanities research?

Sorry if this sounds clueless - I actually am. I'm in a historical, literary field so I've never had to worry about doing any ethics approval things because I've never had to deal with real, living ...
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Does a listing of a publication on a National Institute of Health (NIH) website mean anything in particular?

Back in 2012 I published a couple of papers in my not-to-be PhD and, very occasionally, I do a quick google search to see how they're being used (although I often can't now access the citing articles ...
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How should I analyze ordinal data that is paired and also repeated? [closed]

I have data collected from the same subjects (n=10) over 11 days, with measurements taken under two conditions each day: immediately after training(D0) and 30 minutes after training(D30). The data is ...
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"All Rights Reserved" is the same as "Copyright"

In my dissertation I have mentioned Copyright © 2023 , [My Name]. All Rights Reserved. In order to upload it on the HAL Thèses website (belonging to the French government), I shoild choose a license ...
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Finding the equivalent title/position of "Oberassistent II" in both the US and in the Italian university system

What is the equivalent title/position of "Oberassistent II" in both (or at least one of the following) the US university system? the italian university system? I have heard that, in some ...
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What aspects of software shared with a quantitative paper are the most important?

I'd like to get the software-sharing aspect of my research paper right. (This empirical paper in health economics relies on code for modelling and simulation.) Besides open-sourcing the code on GitHub,...
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PME IRR calculation for comparing private equity fund to market index [closed]

I’m trying to compare performance of a private equity fund to market using PME, I checked some websites but I’m still totally confused how to do that exactly. Does anyone know a good refrence that ...
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Is there an hope for a stuck post-doctoral career to recover

I'm an 'old' post-doc, meaning that I completed my doctoral studies already in 2015. This career length presupposes eligibility to tenure track professorships in Germany but unfortunately, I do not ...
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Is completely remote collaboration with colleagues from other cities/regions/countries possible in practice? (technical and natural sciences)

In fact, one group of scientists from one city/country for another group from another city/country are remote co-workers (employees). This means that you need to choose one of several formats for ...
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Probing questions about the Computer Science Department, curriculum, research or AI courses when visiting a college campus to ask a student/professor [closed]

We are taking our son to visit college campuses this summer and he already is confident that he wants to study computer/data science and is especially interested in AI applications. That being said, ...
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How to select an editor?

I am about to submit a paper, and in the submission portal, I am asked to request an editor among the pool of available ones. Unfortunately, none of the available ones have worked on the topic my ...
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Is there generally a relationship between a dept's research grant numbers and the teaching loads they give PhD students?

To me, one of the most important factors that differentiates a good PhD program in the US and a bad one is the teaching expectations placed on the student. In some departments, PhD students are ...
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Coauthorship of a paper with big name prof

I am 3th year PhD student. I have written 4 math-stats papers (good Q1-Q2 journals but not the top top), one alone three with my supervisor as a coauthor. I am finishing my next paper: my best idea ...
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Came across a very similar framework: what to do?

I am from a social science field. As a part of my dissertation I have published a paper on my topic in a journal with good standing. In that paper, I propose a framework to analyze an issue and ...
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How many papers should I include in the literature review writing?

I'm composing a literature review on the use of air bubbling carriers in direct contact membrane distillation. I've encountered various papers with promising findings, some of which might overshadow ...
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How do I remain more focused in studies? [duplicate]

Background of the Question:- I am a JEE aspirant , and I have loads of work to do.. But now I have been observing a common trend everyday. I just dont study anymore. I try revising stuff, but get ...
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Should I wait until after peer review to apply for a change of authorship?

My boss submitted my paper to a journal, but he seemed to make a mistake when he entered the authors' names in the submission form. Another one was registered as the first author, so I'd like him to ...
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Ranking of conferences related to theoretical algorithms [closed]

I know that FOCS,STOC,SODA are the three best conferences in the field of algorithms but what about the level of conferences like CCC,ICALP,ESA etc. Are these conferences good conferences? What rank ...
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How to read when the professor changes mind and rejects you [closed]

In my PhD program, I would like to go abroad to visit a foreign university, and ideally engage in research there. The thing is, I have met a relatively famous professor, who has agreed, in-person, ...
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Studying the arguments and objections of materialism - does matter only exist in the universe? [closed]

Studying the arguments and objections of materialism about nature of reality. I'm currently working on some philosophical papers exploring the nature of reality and the debates around materialism. ...
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Is there a way to continue on research when there is no hope?

I am a PhD student in the final year of my studies, I am positive that I will get my degree. However, I have published only two papers, one in an A conference and one in a B conference. I have three ...
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Google scholar not picking up accepted version of article

So I have a few publications whose final version can't be shared with the public due to the copyrights contract. However, I am permitted to share the accepted version of the same after a certain ...
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How prevalent are popular criticisms of academia? [closed]

I have seen this video by a very popular science communicator (Sabine Hossenfelder) shared around the academic community criticizing aspects of the academic industry and why they left: https://www....
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Can anyone help me understand the concept of M2 in french masters? If i already have a 2years masters in a subject

I have a 3yr BSc and 2yr MSc in mathematics and I've done some work related to signal and computational mathematics but always wanted to do research in Astrophysics. Now in this case am I eligible to ...
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What do you think of some journals with high IF, but not famous?

As a PhD student, I always go through many journals and found out that some journals have a high IF, but mostly they achieved it because they do not publish many papers per year. One example in my ...
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How to know root dimensions of any concept [closed]

Basically I want to know the different dimension or aspect that always exists for a concept, event, situation etc. We all have seen that concept have different dimension like it's social dimension, ...
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Cover letter for a postdoc position

I want to write to a professor for a postdoc position (advertised). I have read her recent paper that I wish to discuss in my cover letter. Is it ok to write her about additional experiments that ...
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"Inaccurate Content in Literary Analysis"

I've received a couple of literary analyses that quotes dialogue and refers to events in the short story that literally doesn't occur. How does one evaluate such submissions?
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Applying to academia and industry at the same time issue

I will apply to both industry and academia while graduating with a PhD in math, but I'd prefer the industry. The deadline to commit for the academia position is very early (end of Winter?). But one ...
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Constructing a compelling rason for changing postdocl positions to my advisor [duplicate]

I am a PhD student in mathematics in the US. I am graduating next month. Last fall, I applied for many postdoctoral positions, and at that time, I only received two offers from China. In March, I felt ...
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Mentioning researcher unrelated to institution I'm applying for in motivation letter

I am writing a motivation letter for a scholarship to fund my MS thesis project at university X. However, my research interests are inspired by the work of a researcher working at a completely ...
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Should I include the papers in which I have been acknowledged in my CV? [duplicate]

I helped a researcher with a small part of his article (in this case, writing some GPU code). I was not credited as a co-author, which is completely normal given that my work is tiny compared to his, ...
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Should my advisor be an author in this context?

My advisor gave me a published approach (algorithm) used to solve some type of numerical optimization problems (however, it is old and ditched compared to better algorithms that came out after it). ...
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How not to commit to a post-doc offer while waiting for another?

I have received acceptance at University A and I have been told that the contract is being prepared (which takes some weeks e.g. 3 or 4), in the mean while I received an offer from university B ...
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Can my former PhD supervisor publish my research work without my permission?

I have been working as a research assistant at one of the U.S universities for 4 year. Generally, I was not in a good relationship with my PhD supervisor. After the graduation, I found that my PhD ...
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Is it normal to partially cover fees to attend the conference by PI for postdoc?

If you are working as a postdoc, would you expect your PI to cover all fees for your conference attendance? I heard some labs cover all, but I am not sure what is the culture and conditions in here. ...
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Discard a constantly rejected manuscript or go for a lower-tier journal? [duplicate]

Imagine you have a certain manuscript which you submitted multiple times over a period of a few years. The manuscript covers a niche topic and is not of interest to a more general audience. The ...
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Reasons for the lack of contract extensions to a senior researcher who is doing his/her duty [closed]

Let's consider that you are a "Senior Researcher and Lecturer" in a University that is ranked in the 100-150th position range, and you have a fix-term contract (around 2 years). You are ...
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Copyright for PhD Thesis? [closed]

Which of the following copyrights is most suitable for a PhD thesis and how do each of them restrict the use of the ideas presented in the thesis? 1. Copyright © [Year], [My Name]. All Rights Reserved....
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Internship as a Chemistry PhD student [closed]

I am going to start my PhD in Chemistry this fall, and I am quite clear about moving into the industry after my degree. My offer letter states that I am not allowed to pursue any external employment, ...
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Citing Github Copilot

I used GitHubCopilot for code completion for a thesis and I am required to cite all usage of AI. Is there anything that I can cite for using github copilot? Have they released a paper or do I just ...
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My Google Scholar profile is public but it does not appear in Google's search result. its almost been a year. How can I fix this problem? [closed]

My Google Scholar profile is public, but it does not appear in Google's search results. its almost been a year. How can I fix this problem? google scholar account is : https://scholar.google.com/...
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How to say politely not to doze off during progress meeting?

In my PhD, I have two supervisors who I meet every week. One of them knows my topic very well from one perspective, but usually not too involved with the mathematical design or methodology. The other ...
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Should I send an email to the editor-in-chief regarding the delay in receiving the editor's decision for my submitted research paper?

I submitted my research paper to a Springer journal called Electrical Engineering a few months ago. After exactly three months, I received a major revision, and the editor gave me 14 days to send back ...
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Vicious academic circle [closed]

I received some answers in this thread, but there are new ones that I would like to discuss with the academic community. A little less than a year ago I received my PhD degree. By this time, my ...
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