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Patching things up with advisor

I am international STEM PhD student in the US. My advisor asked me to try and attempt a question that he has been thinking about for more than five years. He was always very encouraging, but wasn't ...
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PhD Recommendations [closed]

I am currently researching PhDs in Canada, the US, and Europe. I wanted to ask for recommendations. I hold an MFA in Criticism & Curatorial Practice, and a BA (majors: Philosophy + Books & ...
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Listing pending and ongoing studies?

I have a question, please. I am applying to a professional post graduate program and they are looking for publications or research experience. I have a research paper, that has been approved for ...
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Short answer grid question on a survey [closed]

Looking for an online survey tool where respondents can fill in short answers on a grid. Similar to the Multiple Choice Grid and Checkbox Grid on Google Forms except with the ability to provide short ...
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How can I find if a certain study has been replicated or the results reproduced?

I am trying to find additional research about a certain topic. I have found one study that is specifically about this topic, and the results are very interesting. I would like to find out if any ...
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Which area has more research scope: neural networks or cryptography? [closed]

I am from Mathematics Background. I am getting an offer to a phd in cryptography but am also thinking of going in deep learning theory- which area has more scope in future in research?
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Cloth poster- attach to board [closed]

I printed a poster on cloth for easy travel. Now the conference says that they will provide Velcro patches that attaches well on paper only. What kind of tape should I bring with me?
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Can I join Master's in CS in Oxford, Mit, University of Edinburgh or similar colleges as a ECE student from India? [closed]

I looked into the colleges given above and under requirements it says that electrical engineers would be eligible for CS degrees. I'm going to study ECE as my undergraduate course. Would that also be ...
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Professor stopped replying after showing interest in introductory email

I want to do my Master's Degree from Japan, for which I sent an email with my research proposal on 3rd August, 2022. The Professor replied within 2 hours of email, showing interest in my profile and ...
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What to do when a publication uses results of your research, but does not cite it

I recently found a monograph that includes results from my dissertation. Those results have also been included in conference presentations. They have also been disseminated by the funding agency that ...
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Limits of academic search engines

Having spent quite a lot of time going through the literature on my research topic, I've been disappointed by the search features offered by the dominant academic databases and search engine (Web of ...
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Is it considered spam if I send emails to ask professors to view my manuscript?

I have written a manuscript and want some feedback from experts. So I sent emails to different professors to ask their permission if they want to view my manuscript. I did not attach my manuscript to ...
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Can I be able to Enroll For a Second Undergrad Degree? [closed]

After four months later, my undergrad degree will be completed from the department of Film and Media Studies. But as time flies, I became so demotivated and felt uncomfortable with my degree. After ...
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Advisory and funding [closed]

I hold a PhD in Special Education and a Masters degree in Guidance and Counseling. I intend to pursue a postdoctoral position in Guidance and Counseling. First, I would like to get advice as which ...
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Uploading a preliminary version of a book/monograph to arXiv

Suppose you're working on a lengthy text that you would like to publish as a book or a "research monograph". For example in mathematics stuff like Springer Lecture Notes, Memoirs of the AMS, ...
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Withdrawing from the first-year PhD program, what explanation is required to not hurt my reapplication?

In the first year of my Ph.D. this year, I am at a Canadian University. Previously, the background has always been in the direction of Mathematics (probability), and both masters and undergraduates ...
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May a non-student person working in a research university lab that hosts PhD students refuse to teach PhD students how to do lab work without more $?

May a person whose job title isn't instructor of labs/instructor of PhD students/lab-assistant and who is working full-time (non-student) in a research university lab under a professor who recruits ...
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How does CiteSeerX's DOI parameter work?

For example, the DOI of "Disclosive ethics and information technology: disclosing facial recognition systems" is 10.1007/s10676-005-4583-2 but the parameter needed to reach the paper on ...
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giving recommendation for MSc student

A former MSc student asked me to write her a recommendation letter, so that she can apply for a PhD position. Although I feel that she is bright and dedicated, I only teach her in a hands-on course ...
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Is experience abroad important for your career?

I'm just finishing my Bachelor's degree in Geochemistry at a German university and will soon start my Master's degree, but I've been wondering for a few weeks whether a stay abroad (1 semester or even ...
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how can i publish paper in open access journal?

I found a hybrid journal that accepts an open access option. When I submitted my paper, there was no choice to choose open access and it is submitted now, how can I tell the journal that I need to ...
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PGCE requirements as an American teaching abroad

I am a bachelor's prepared American who is recently qualified for teaching English with TEFL training (120 hours & practicum). I am interested in a position teaching adults in a business setting ...
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Is there an actuarial science master degree in Stockholm with scholarship for internationls? [closed]

I have a master degree in actuarial science from outside Sweden and I am looking for enrolling in a master degree in the same field in Stockholm in order to be eligible to work as an actuary there. ...
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Can a paper be submitted to a journal first and then to a conference?

We have finished the work and are now planning to submit it. We are targeting a journal. But then we found the journal is only six pages. Six pages only allow us to write down our brief idea and some ...
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How would you know that the internal auditor is independent within the public sector [closed]

*How would determine the independent of internal auditor. *How would you determine competent and quality internal audit staff. *How would you determine the effectiveness of internal audit in public ...
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Anyone willing to read my SoP for Computer Science PhD programs? [closed]

Sorry, I do not know where the best place to request something like this would be, but any grad CS student/faculty who would be willing to read my SoP and provide some feedback? I am a rising senior, ...
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How much overlap with my research topic does a potential PhD supervisor need?

As a history student, my research proposal is about a comparative research of xx in country A and B. Does the potential supervisor need to be interested in both A and B? Or either of them is fine?
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Does being accepted in a PhD program guarantee that my tuition is payed for?

I'm a prospective psychology PhD student, and one of the most intimidating problems was tuition expenses, but I've checked a number of PhD programs (NYU, Carniege-Mellon, Princeton) and they all say ...
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Does successful entrepreneur's recommendation make a difference in PhD application?

My major is computer science. I'm senior and I want to apply for PhD in CS. I have 2 recommendation letters right now. One is from a professor that I previously worked with. The other is from one of ...
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Conventional left and right margins

I realized that in some public academic proposals, on each page, the left margin and right margin are not equal (e.g., the left margin is greater than the right margin). Does anyone know what's the ...
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Is it a good idea to omit the structure of a paper from the introduction? [duplicate]

It seems that most every paper – at least in my field of computing – has the same structure for its introduction; first comes a global prosaic overview of the problem, then a bullet-point list of ...
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Unclear comments from research proposal review

My research proposal received many comments such as "is not convincingly sound", "is not convincingly demonstrated", "is not convincingly developed". I was not able to ...
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Can I officially use the Ph.D. as the highest educational attainment while waiting for graduation? [duplicate]

I finished all the requirements for a Ph.D. degree at a university in Hong Kong. This month, I received a letter from our Graduate School confirming that the University Senate has approved my ...
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What should I do a potential supervisor doesn't reply after I send the research proposal to him? [duplicate]

A potential suprvisor (British university) gave me a positive response after my first email, and asked me to send a more detailed research proposal to him. I send it to him on the 14th of July, and ...
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Is it common to not have comments when reviewing a revision of a paper?

After reviewing a journal paper, I typically receive the revision of the paper to review. This is expected, but most often, my comments are addressed by the authors, and I have no further comments. I ...
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Is Intended Graduate Major places a major role in the GRE? [closed]

Recently I have attended my GRE test, and I got 318, In the Intended Graduate Major it is showing "Other Fields - Not Listed" But I want a Computer Science, Is it leads to any problems while ...
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Conference paper submission through IEEE cps [closed]

I got the mail for conference paper submission through ieee cps but the link provided is shown error 404. How can I submit the paper ??
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Should I use the university or personal account for note-taking?

I'm a first-year medical university student and was given a Microsoft email with the uni's domain that is also connected to a free Office 365 subscription. The uni wants us to use their email to ...
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How to cite a paper with two titles: preprint title different from published version

How do you cite a paper whose preprint title differs from the published version? It's not so uncommon that publishers ask the authors to change the name of paper in the publication process. This is ...
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How do I find small, teaching-focused universities in the European Union?

I'm a European doctoral candidate about to defend her PhD dissertation. I'd love to eventually get a job at a small teaching university with a relatively larger focus on education rather than research;...
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Is it a good idea to turn my PhD thesis' introduction into a survey paper?

The goal of my PhD was to design a particular device. Such a ldesign requires many considerations, because the structure has many "moving parts" and available upgrades. The topic has been ...
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Is is unethical to review a major revision manuscript just by reading the point-by-point response?

I'm new to peer-review and my experience in this domain was receiving a reviewer report rather than providing one. A while ago, I have requested a major revision to a manuscript that I have been asked ...
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Authors are not responding to my request for additional research reports that were announced as 'available upon request' - should I try to once more?

Some authors have published a very long complex research paper (on ArXiv, theoretical computer science, math, category theory) and it contains references to three additional research-technical reports,...
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Pre employment reference check to job offer in Australia [closed]

I would like to know the time frame it will take from pre employment reference check to job offer in Australian universities for a lecturer positions. In Australian universities, they are doing ...
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Is it a good idea to put hobby pictures on my academic website?

I understand in general, it is safer to NOT list hobbies on a CV. My question is about whether is it a good idea to put these on my academic website. I am a PhD student in a STEM field. Right now I ...
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What comes first a research question or a hypothesis?

I am thinking how to structure a paper on economics. I have some scatter data from online sources, but nothing I collected on my own, say, via a survey. I am struggling to figure out how to organize ...
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How to differentiate between the author and a language editor?

I will translate a LaTeX document from English to Greek. How should I write who is the author and who does the language editing? This is my first time doing a translation and publishing it in a ...
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What is the effect of F grades caused by administrative errors on graduate schools? [closed]

Last year, I went to exchange credit with another university. During course registration, I applied for a graduate class in another department by purely clicking mistake. I explained that the school ...
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Is it conventional to not have author on the 2nd page? [closed]

I have seen an academic proposal which has the following style for headers: On the 1st page, there is no header. On the 2nd page, there is a header, but there is no author on the left From the 3rd ...
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What does this line of code says [closed]

What does this code do in the following codes if any(c in special_characters for c in j): IS there alternative way to write the code. df=pd.read_csv(''....................") df=df.fillna("&...
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