Tags

A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

× 4882
Questions related to academic publications including online and traditional journals, books, and conference proceedings.
× 4406
Questions about the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree, including requirements such as dissertations and university programs leading to a Ph.D.
× 3227
On strategies, procedures, and problems related to getting admitted to, or selecting students to be admitted to, a graduate degree program. Please click on “info” before asking a question.
× 1879
Questions directly focused on PERFORMING academic research. Do not use this for questions about publishing research. Read the tag wiki before applying this tag.
× 1735
On schools that award advanced academic degrees, such as masters and doctoral degrees. This tag is mainly for questions about the structure and organization of a graduate school or the fundamental exp…
× 1696
Questions about when to cite a certain work, which work to cite, etc. For questions on formatting a given citation, use [citation-style].
× 1602
Questions related to initiation, preparation, editing and presentation of a research thesis. A Thesis is a long research report including personal research conclusions and outputs. A Thesis must inclu…
× 1490
On the evaluation of work (typically, a publication or grant proposal) by the author's peers. This includes: refereeing, which is often used to determine an academic paper's suitability for publicatio…
× 1483
Online or printed academic periodicals in specific subjects to which the research papers in various topics are sent by the authors and are published after being reviewed and accepted by the editorial …
× 1461
On standards or conventions specific to mathematics as an academic discipline, and programs that lead to a degree in this field.
× 1392
Queries related to a master's degree, sometimes referred to as a post-graduate degree.
× 1369
On making a decision based on morals or common ethical codes instead of etiquette, rules, institutional or government policy, or technical or procedural reasons.
× 1368
The one who helps students to select courses or an academic major, engages in a short term and long term educational planning, assists in preparing the thesis necessary to obtain the degree; or a pers…
× 1201
An academic gathering for researchers, scientists, engineers, etc. to present and discuss their work and mutual academic interests.
× 1176
The customary code of polite behavior amongst the academic world.
× 1167
refers to application process for an academic course or an academic employment.
× 1113
refers to questions related to source and utilization of academic funding from government or non-governmental sources.
× 1053
On standards or conventions specific to the United States higher education system, which differs in structure and style from the systems in other parts of the world.
× 1048
Queries related to progression of academics in various capacities from a student to a professor and the various stages involved in the process.
× 1045
On standards or conventions specific to computer science as an academic discipline, and programs that lead to a degree in this field.
× 1033
related to the role and duties of a teacher, an academic instructor, tutor or a teaching assistant.
× 1026
Regarding Post-Doctoral appointments, duties and job-hunt.
× 954
On the process of submitting a paper for review or publication by a conference or journal. Typical questions with this tag relate to selection of preferred or conflicted reviewers, timeline of the sub…
× 934
The search for employment, inside academia or outside of it, by students and by academics.
× 914
Queries related to professors, a highly accomplished and recognized academic and an expert in their respective discipline.
× 912
intended for a critical and informed audience, based on closely investigated knowledge, and posits ideas or arguments.
× 911
Questions on recommendation or reference letters received from faculty members when applying for graduate schools or faculty positions.
× 792
A curriculum vitae (CV) or resume provides an overview of a person's education, academic and industry experience, some of his qualifications, research interests and a list of his references. A CV may …
× 781
Queries related to academic authorship, i.e., who should be an author, the order of authors, or special roles such as corresponding authorship.
× 645
Queries related to universities, as an institution of higher eduacation that grants academic degrees and provides both undergraduate education and postgraduate education.
× 642
On providing academic services (such as teaching, advising, and research mentorship) specifically to undergraduates. Questions about undergraduate-specific issues that could not apply to graduate or …
× 598
About research projects performed by (or involving) undergraduate students
× 587
the practice of taking credit for someone else’s work.
× 502
Questions on using e-mail for communicating literature and collaborating with peers. Also related to academic advertising or announcements.
× 487
On the duties, responsibilities, titles, and benefits associated with an academic job. (For questions on searching for an academic job, use 'job-search' instead.)
× 414
Questions about the tones, turns of phrase and other writing patterns that are appropriate for writing in an academic context.