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Banned from the Journal Cureus

I'm interpreting this question as "I was banned by journal X, am I also banned by all other journals by that journal's publisher?" The answer is "it depends". Some publishers have ...
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Banned from the Journal Cureus

Your first question is impossible to answer. If I had to take a guess, I would say that this shouldn't affect other Springer journals. On the surface, Cureus seems to use it's own submission/account ...
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Is a PhD program the stage at which you define and carve out your own research niche?

Sometimes yes. Imagining that you will like the PhD research, you could carve out with the help of your advisor(s). But like others pointed out PhD is rather learning how to do research independently. ...
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Academic careerism: How can there be biased research or dishonest inquiry in theoretical hard sciences?

I'm going to attempt to answer this question as if it is asked in good faith, although quoting people like Ben Shapiro suggests a definite agenda here. Here are a few ways that academic careerism can ...
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Is a PhD program the stage at which you define and carve out your own research niche?

I would say that you define and carve your own niche during your whole carrier as a scientist, starting even from the master degree. I fully support your statement about the coherence. There are many ...
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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 ? In general, no. Most PhD candidates do not enjoy the boon of being able to choose their own topic. The ...
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Is a PhD program the stage at which you define and carve out your own research niche?

This is very hard to answer. There are different disciplinary cultures and very different approaches to PhD programs. A major thing is that when starting a PhD (and in many cases even when finishing), ...
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Unforgivable sins in academia

In your title you ask about "sins" and then in the question "mistakes". Then, in the 2nd paragraph, you ask about "sloppiness" and "misconduct". But this ...
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Should I have social media profile? Is it truly useful to create networking?

The variety of answers should reflect the variety of relevant cultures across different fields. In my field (math) social media is essentially unused and you would have no need of it professionally. I ...
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Passionate about research in general but open to many fields: is academia for me?

Yes, that is possible. There are people who position themselves more in a "support discipline" and thus get to participate in a wide variety of projects. For example, statisticians get to ...
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Should I have social media profile? Is it truly useful to create networking?

In a nutshell: LinkedIn, yes; Twitter (X), maybe; Instagram, that's completely personal. Now, needless to say, LinkedIn is a professional networking platform by design, so you just should be on it. ...
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Should I have social media profile? Is it truly useful to create networking?

Now, I'm starting master degree. I attended a conference and some people asked to me for my instagram/facebook accounts, I just can share my email and phone number, like the seniors reseachers, but ...
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Should I have social media profile? Is it truly useful to create networking?

Unfortunately in my field (ecology) twitter is a primary means for communicating: Conference announcements, new publications, interesting workshops, etc. At some point you will need to be on there. ...
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Should I have social media profile? Is it truly useful to create networking?

I am sure answers will reflect a range of opinions. Clearly, it is perfectly possible to have a successful career and stay off social media. It's also possible to harm your career by being on social ...
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