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What is the meaning of the title “Akad. Orat”?

What is the meaning of the German academic title "Akad. Orat"? What would its international analogous be?
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What's the difference between Advisor and Mentor?

In a lot of Curriculum of undergraduate and graduate researchers I see they list their research experiences using Advisor and Mentor too, to describe that people who guide them in the research. So, ...
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Are management courses useless?

As a business students I have taken tons of management courses - from marketing theories to company strategies to human resources. But I feel I literally got nothing out of them. What we have done is ...
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Evaluating Recommendation status

Hello, what this status Evaluating Recommendation to my submitted paper means and how long it lasts ? thank you
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programming of neural network in matlab [on hold]

how to train and test neural network without ready function in Matlab for example what use instead of (newff) fuction or (epoch) def function net=newff(input,output,number of neurons) def function ...
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Who cites whom most often [duplicate]

How can I find out which authors cite a certain author X most often? (Regarding background research I tried as required by the quality standards of this site: I checked scholarly but a solution isn't ...
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How to get through with an unsupporting supervisor?

My supervisor does not have time to neither read my report nor give me feedback. The topic I am working on is totally new and my supervisor does not know about that. There is another guy in my group ...
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Postdoc to a scientific editing job

Has anyone taken up a science editor position after PhD? How is the experience? I'm in my 2nd year postdoc, considering getting a science related job. I looked for jobs at PhD level, science editor ...
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Is it possible to add a co-author in conference paper?

I presented an abstract in an international conference. Now the conference has already announced news about publishing articles in proceeding of the conference. At this point, i would like to know ...
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Which is more important in academic promotion: getting funding, or its secondary effects? [on hold]

Follow up question to How does research funding work in determining academic promotions? since it was too broad. Take two equally talented researchers, Alice & Bob. Alice has acquired a large ...
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Co-Supervisor comes to office to help her students which distracts me

In the office where I work my co-Supervisor (2nd supervisor) comes to the office and help her (main) Ph.D. students in a way, that the noise distracts my work. I find it unprecedented why not help her ...
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Can one compensate for poor funding performance elsewhere in determining academic promotion?

Follow up question to How does research funding work in determining academic promotions? since it was too broad. Take two equally talented researchers, Alice & Bob. To what extent will it matter ...
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When is it acceptable to write a bad letter of recommendation?

For reasons that elude me, a student I taught several semesters ago sounded me out about writing a letter of recommendation for graduate school. I won't go into it, but my recollections of this ...
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Does the source of funding matter in determining academic promotion?

Follow up question to How does research funding work in determining academic promotions? since it was too broad. Based on this answer, one needs to get funding to be promoted. Does the source of the ...
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Editor reviews paper directly

Is it possible for an editor to review the paper directly without inviting another reviewer if the editor feels familiar with the content studied in the paper?
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IEEE rejects my paper saying that it is plagiarised

I submitted a paper to one of the journals in IEEE and editor responded with a rejection letter saying that it is plagiarized. But am very sure I have not copied any content or idea from other authors ...
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PhD student lost fellowship 1 week before school starts, what should I do?

I am a rising 2nd year PhD student in a US public school. I was promised 4 years of funding by my department. Last year, I received a fellowship which covered tuition and stipend. I believe most ...
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How does research funding work in determining academic promotions? [on hold]

Follow-up to How are junior professors evaluated for promotion? which was too broad to be answered. This question focuses specifically on the importance of research funding in academic promotions. ...
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Invitation letter Phd from Sweden

Recently I have been interviewed and gone through a writing task for phd position in Sweden. After that, My supervisors told me that they hope to show their labs and city to me in a visit to Sweden ...
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Research advertising as a recruitment method

If I would to advertise my research project in magazine to recruit participants, do you know what the steps will be? Thank you everyone
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can my paper be excluded from the conference proceedings after attending and presenting?

I received a very weird email from an international conference committee, stating that their society (who organised the conference) reviewed the content of my paper and finally decided to exclude it ...
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Can I submit an abstract paper (one page) with three authors to EDBT conference? [on hold]

We want to submit an unfinished paper as an abstract paper (only one page) to EDBT 2020 conference but we are not sure if they accept abstract papers with three authors.
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What is the font of the name “Matthew William Rodriguez” in this certificate? [on hold]

enter image description here What is the font of the name "Matthew William Rodriguez" in this certificate?
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A high quality contribution but an annoying error is present in my published article

I have recently published a journal article in the IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (IEEE TGRS). I can confirm that my contribution in the journal article is really of high quality ...
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How to find out people interested in the same paper and discuss?

I am reading an academic paper, but I cannot understand a lot of things in the paper, especially some proofs. If I ask someone else who is not reading the paper, or who is not studying the similar ...
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Widening the Search-ability of a Journal's Articles

I manage a peer-reviewed and open-access publishing journal for academic research. At the moment, the articles are not viewable in google searches. If someone wants to access the articles, they must ...
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Which is better in Bioinformatics, journal paper or conference paper? [on hold]

I completed my 5 years of PhD this July. I am in my 6th year right now. As demanded by my advisor, I currently have 4 first author accepted journal papers, which includes one review paper and two more ...
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How do I respond to “how do you like your program” if I completely hate it?

I hate my PhD program. I absolutely despise the program and many people in it. Sometimes at conferences, with new faculty, etc. I get asked what I think of my program. The real answer is "it's ...
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How can I communicate to colleges that I was published in a newspaper [on hold]

I'm sorry if this isn't an appropriate question but I am in high school and I was recently published in a local newspaper for an article I wrote on socialism. Honestly it was a short paper due for ...
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What do you do if you have developments on your paper during the long peer review process?

We all know that the peer review process of a manuscript can take months, and months, and more months. In this period, one continues to research, and sometimes your manuscript keeps experiencing small ...
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LetterHead for LOR

I am applying for Graduate school in US. I have 2 years working experience and i have 3 people ready from my company to provide me the letter of recommendation but as a whole the company will provide ...
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How do you defend against TA proctor false accusation of “seeing you look at others computer screen” to cheat on final

Proctor accuses me of cheating on final exam "By looking at others computer screens" on multiple choice exam with randomized answers. Cheating complaint states "matched 10 of 20 questions on the exam"....
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PhD contribution by combining two or more methods

It is known that the PhD would make an original contribution and/or advance knowledge in a given field. In my field ( Computer science), there are various PhD contribution that combine methods to ...
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What to include in an “explanation letter” after being falsely accused of cheating? [on hold]

I am a student at a university in South Africa. 300 out of the 400 students in my class, including me, were recently accused of cheating by receiving a paper before an exam. We were given the letters ...
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How to properly use paid participation survey in my research?

My field of study is business communication and I tried to gather responses for my survey by contacting target audience by email directly, however response rates were next to 0%. Now I'm considering ...
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Asking an expert in your field that you have never met to review your manuscript

I would like to submit my manuscript to a journal. Before I do, I would like to reach out to a professor at another university to see if he would be willing to review my manuscript since he is an ...
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Writing a letter of recommendation for a mediocre student

A former student has asked me to write a letter of recommendation. I am always quite happy to do so -- but in this case it's hard to find much to say. The student took two classes with me and earned ...
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Supporting a fellow PhD student with newly diagnosed ADHD - inattentive type

A fellow PhD student told me that they have been diagnosed with ADHD (inattentive type). This seems to have been an assessment done for work-related purposes as they are a part-time student. I am not ...
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What should the instructor do about a student who is not aware of their disability?

A student has obvious symptoms of a disability which is relevant to the instructor's class. The student does not appear to be aware of the disability. The disability does make it harder for the ...
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How do you motivate collaborators to meet deadlines, when there is no financial incentives involved in their work?

I'm becoming frustrated with an international collaborator that has been involved in the project since early this year. He has been responsible for translating the survey into another language and we ...
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How do I politely tell a student to take a shower? [duplicate]

There's a student in my class who obviously has some serious body hygeine issues. To preface, this is a fairly packed class -- about 60 students in a small lecture room. The class is about 2 hours ...
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Does it look good to have a paper without your PhD advisor as an author?

I am a senior PhD student in computer science. I have published several papers with my PhD advisor already. Someone told me that, when applying for faculty positions, it looks good to have a peer-...
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PhD program application - CV (3+ pages) versus resume (1-2 pages) in the US

I am applying to neurobiology Ph.D. programs in the US that focus on disease research. I am seeking opinions on my personal situation regarding the decision to include either a resume (1-2 sides) OR ...
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What are the name of different grants in UK for mathematicians [on hold]

There are a lot of research grant for professors who are conducting research in one of the prestigious universities in UK. May you please introduce the grants which are for the field of mathematical ...
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Transitioning from research in computer science and physics to cognitive science [on hold]

I am a recent graduate in computer science and physics with a master's thesis in high-energy physics. For my graduate studies, I'd like to research at the intersection of AI, neuroscience and ...
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Is it possible to automatically obtain cited-by lists?

In google scholar, it is easily possible to obtain a list of articles that cite a specific article. Web of science and scopus also offer this feature, if you manually enter the article identifiers (e....
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How can I quickly sort what is peer-reviewed and what isn't in a wide body of literature?

I have long list of literature to review that I have inserted in Excel (title, authors, year, journal, etc.). I would like to quickly sort out which journals are peer-reviewed and which aren't. I ...
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How should I avoid someone patenting technology in my paper/poster?

I am working on a paper in the field of AI. I've developed a new technology that allows many state of the art benchmarks to be improved on. I want to make sure that when I publish the paper, anyone/...
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Why do PhD students do research for other people’s research ideas?

I’m a research assistant with an idea for a new study. I’ve started my literature review, however a couple of people have said to me there are plenty of PhD students who would be keen to help with ...
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Asking a Professor to sign me to a group

I have a class assignment coming up. On the syllabus, it was indicated that groups would be assigned this week. I assumed that the professor would be assigning groups. However, last week the professor ...

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