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Which university is better for robotics and employability, POSTECH or Sungkyunkwan University? [closed]

I'm trying to decide between POSTECH and Sungkyunkwan University for my studies in robotics. I am particularly interested in understanding which university offers better opportunities in terms of ...
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List of "possible publications" at international conferences

I want to apply for a PhD fellowship program abroad and one of the requirements is that I must provide a list of possible publications and presentations at international seminars/conferences, what ...
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What to do in my gap year to transition from a US pure math undergraduate to an applied math masters in France?

I'm an international student who finished my undergraduate degree at a top-20 US university last December (double-majoring in math and comparative literature) and currently staying in my home country. ...
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What is the difference between Design Research and Design Science methods?

In Bruce Archer's words, "Design research is systematic inquiry whose goal is knowledge of, or in, the embodiment of configuration, composition, structure, purpose, value, and meaning in man-made ...
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Ignored by university after requesting reimbursement for faculty interview campus travel

I did a campus interview for a tenure-track assistant professorship at a public R1 university in Louisiana (not LSU) in March. I was told to purchase my own air travel and submit for reimbursement ...
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What are the differences, if any, between area chairs and senior area chairs for a conference?

What are the differences, if any, between area chairs and senior area chairs for a conference? I am mostly interested in the conferences in the field of machine learning and natural language ...
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What are examples of trustworthy no-fees open access scientific journals where serious scientists have published? [closed]

I sometimes hear the claim there are no no-fee open access journals available in some fields. An example on this website was recently for the case of Bio Informatics / Computational Biology. What are ...
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How appreciated is "Part III" in the US?

I will complete an MSc in physics, including a thesis, this year. I have received an offer for a 9 month taught math master's course at Cambridge called Part III, although I don't yet have a funding ...
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Should I wait to send a revised manuscript?

We submitted a manuscript to a well-known journal. The first round of reviews came in 6 months later. We revised, resubmitted in about 3 weeks (they gave us two weeks to r&r) and we got a new, ...
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What are the platforms to monitor for academic job search (Tenure Track/ Long-Term Positions) in the Sciences? [closed]

Apart from common websites, like Chronicle of Higher Education or Higher Ed Jobs, what are other platforms where academic positions are posted? I recently missed out on some opportunities by not being ...
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How difficult is it to switch from non-tenure to tenure track in Japan?

There’s an opening for assistant and associate professorship in non-tenure track of maximum of 5 years. I’m currently living in Europe and my Japanese is basic level. I was wondering how difficult it ...
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Does moderating a conference panel go on a CV?

Should moderating conference panels go on an academic CV and, if so, where? I am in a humanities-related field, if that matters. Thank you!
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Leaving tenure track position [duplicate]

I'm a relatively new tenure-track professor considering leaving my academic institution for another academic institution or a non-academic job in the not-too-distant future. I have two questions: ...
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About low cgpa for German universities

Is it possible to get offer letter for a masters degree in civil Engineering in both public and private universities with a CGPA of 2.73 out of 4? I am open yo learn german. I am willing to go to ...
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Academic careerism: How can there be biased research or dishonest inquiry in theoretical hard sciences? [closed]

From Wikipedia: (emphasis added) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Academic_careerism Academic careerism is the tendency of academics (professors specifically and intellectuals generally) to pursue their ...
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Academics in the USA that were sponsored for H1B visa, can you tell me about your experience? How long did it take, how was the process?

I am currently being sponsored for the H1B and my proposed start date is mid-August. I am not sure about the feasibility of this as most websites say it takes around 3-8 months to obtain the H1B. Can ...
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Banned from the Journal Cureus [closed]

Unfortunately, I forgot to correct the ethical approval number of my manuscript and included the approval number of an already published article. I have been informed that my article has been blocked ...
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Interested in pursuing a Ph.D. to do research in making warp drive a reality [closed]

I would appreciate some feedback on my specific situation. I have always been passionate about space exploration and would very much love to start doing research on not just the physics that would ...
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Should one submit to a workshop and a conference at the same time, typically ACL and EMNLP?

I am currently a PhD student in NLP. Say that I submitted my work to ACL, where my paper was rejected for the main conference. Then I submitted to a workshop attached to ACL, for a deadline of June ...
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Persistent poor behavior of PhD advisor, possible recourse within American university system? [closed]

This post was earlier a lot longer with a lot more documentation of similar poor behavior, and is now edited. I am an international PhD student in a 2nd tier university in the US, in Mathematics. It ...
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Polarizing paper "almost good enough", but no revision offered

For several years, I've been trying to publish a specific line of research, without success. Rejections are common in academia, so the lack of success is not surprising. During peer review the ...
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Why would academics spend funds on an apparently unnecessary publishing fee?

I recently worked on a paper with some colleagues as second author, and suggested that we publish in an open-access journal with a decent impact factor. Our university also has an agreement with this ...
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How do I save my group project and my mark?

I'm concerned about two members in my Marketing Simulation school group project this year. Let's call them Member A and Member B, respectively, in this. Besides me, there are 5 members in this group. ...
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I missed a paper from the past year which is very close to what I am doing. What should I do?

I have worked on a project for 8 months and am due to submit it in a month. Recently I found a paper (by a professor from a different university) which is very similar to mine and even goes a step ...
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I am copywriting my college final year project. What should I put in address section? [closed]

Summary: Our guide told us to put the college's addresses. however, I have seen others put there own addresses. What should be filled in the address section?
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What is the average number of students looked at for a quantitative education study? [closed]

On average, how many students are looked at for a quantitative education study?
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Updating co-author order after circulating draft

I recently identified a major methodological issue in a co-author's draft paper. I then worked for 30+ hours including on several weekends to develop, implement, debug, and document a solution due to ...
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My dad forces me to go to work with him every single day, and he never lets me study what I dream of doing [closed]

I really want to study aerospace engineering, but my dad thinks i should go to work with him every day renovating houses because “its the only career I will succeed in.” He never lets me study, always ...
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Is a PhD program the stage at which you define and carve out your own research niche?

Is a PhD the time when you define your academic path, or at least outline what it may become? While researchers have the freedom to change topics throughout their careers, would you recommend striving ...
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How do you reference Amazon - the company? [closed]

How do you reference Amazon - the company - in a bibliography? The guides online have examples for citing a product on Amazon, but how do you cite the company itself?
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What are the consequences of rejecting a Marie curie doctoral position, after accepting it?

I have recently been selected for a Marie curie doctoral position and have to inform the selection committee about my decision within a week. I don’t want to let go of this opportunity, but I also ...
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Regarding postdoctoral position in the USA [closed]

I have recently given postdoc interview. the professor was impressed by my CV and publications and immediately replied. next week I gave presentation. though I was little nervous, she understood it ...
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Will a low PhD GPA be a problem for industry R&D positions? [closed]

I am pursuing my Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering (controls) in India. My undergraduate GPA in mechanical engineering was good, but my PhD GPA has been low (6.8/10). Will this bad GPA affect my ...
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Arguments for vs against filtering Internet Access to legal Websites on University Campus [closed]

A university in Germany is using Cisco's Umbrella to filter network access. It affects most areas on the campus used by scientists and students. The filtering goes beyond what is required by law — ...
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Potential PhD advisor may lack qualifications

I am an applied mathematics student and recently finished my MSc. During my second year of the bachelors I had many personal problems and was at risk of losing the entire year. To avoid this delay, I ...
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HealthCare policies for (short) medical leaves of absence [closed]

Which mechanisms can/should a university set-up in order to implement short medical leaves of absence of their faculty members? Has the situation in academia become worse or has it always been like ...
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Informative questions to ask in a faculty interview? [closed]

I have been in a number of faculty interviews where my overriding feeling was that we were judging how good the candidates were at being interviewed. This isn't necessarily useful information for the ...
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Google Scholar search strategy

Is there any way to search for specific keywords only in the Abstract in a Google Scholar search? I am working on a systematic literature review, and trying to mine articles based on abstract search. ...
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How easy is it to leave academia after being a PI? [closed]

I've always been uncertain about staying in academia since my PhD. Now I've been offered a PI position, which I'm considering to accept, however I would like to know if this will close me other career ...
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Is it relatively easy (or soon-to-become easy) to find academic jobs in computer science (2024)? [closed]

Inspired by David White's answer here. The problem right now in computer science (in the US at least) is that there are just way too many students compared to the number of professors. In my ...
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Can I defer graduation and go to another school and take clasess? [closed]

This question is specific to financial aid. A little background information; my current university requires that I take 30 of my last 40 credits there. I am one class away from graduating, but I have ...
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What the titles for academic journals that were published in latin between the years 1500 and 1900 and were, or are., of high-standing? [closed]

I want to use a computer system to find sentences in old academic journals, of good repute, that contain the word ludi, and descendants of ludi, and conjugations of ludi. SentenceNumber LatinString ...
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Is it considered cheating to use answers I remember from videos I studied?

This question is for those who are familiar with the format of CompTIA exams. Last week I took a test (and passed) which had two performance-based questions that I already knew the answer to. I had ...
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When should I worry if a potential postdoc PI doesn't respond?

I recently sent a cold email to a potential PI in the USA. He replied to me the same day showing interest and we set up a meeting, during the meeting he suggested we continue the selection process ...
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How should one decide the author order

Some introduction: I am a PhD freshman studying electrical engineering. Currently, a group member (who I consider a friend, also a freshman) and I are collaborating on a paper in configurable hardware ...
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Why do physicists use sigma while biologists use p values/posterior probabilities? [migrated]

I work in the analysis of biological data, and am familiar with the use of maths to determine a test statistic, and the comparison of this test statistic to a threshold to evaluate a hypothesis. The ...
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Will the journal contact my supervisor without me knowing?

I sent my supervisor a manuscript, he did not have time to read it, gave me no feedback, and told me to put his name in the acknowledgements. I worked all by myself and one month later, my supervisor ...
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Teaching talks as part of the interview process for a faculty position?

How common is it, when applying for faculty positions, that the applicant is asked to give a talk as if they are teaching an undergraduate class? Does the likelihood of this being asked depend on how ...
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Academic advisor asks me to rewrite text (too?) many times

I have to write a report about my academic progress every year, upload it in my university account (before May 15) and schedule a meeting with my thesis committee (before May 31). I started working on ...
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I want to use the same topic as my MA research for a PhD

I believe there's ample room for further exploration within the actual framework of my MA project. I'm very satisfied with how I've organized my work, and the fact that I couldn't fully execute it (...
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