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Can my grant pay for a conference marginally related to award?

Research administrator here, who approves expenses like these every day. The actual answer has to do with your institution's policies. In the event of an audit, if your institution is more ...
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Can my grant pay for a conference marginally related to award?

In my opinion, the grant/fellowship funds the science and the scientist/applicant - the two are closely linked and intertwined. If you think this is a legit and useful conference that will benefit you ...
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Can my grant pay for a conference marginally related to award?

SHORT ANSWER: I see absolutely NO ethical issue in using money from a grant awarded to you for a research topic X in order to attend a conference about research topic Y, especially if that might be ...
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Reviewing paper (probably) written by mentor?

This is a clear conflict of interest. Do not do this review and return it to the organising committee immediately with your concerns. Because even if the author is not your mentor, being convinced ...
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Does presenting at a conference mean having being accepted at it?

It (showing up on a conference schedule) likely does mean acceptance, but something isn't right. You should contact the committee, say the "Program Chair" for clarification. The most likely ...
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Culture of conferences and registration fees

Well, what I really don't understand is why anybody would choose to go to a conference with a registration fee in the first place unless he or she is desperate in their job search or have an ...
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Culture of conferences and registration fees

One thing that hasn't been mentioned (at least not explicitly) is demand management, and holding people to their registrations. In my field conferences, the number of people that can fit in the venues ...
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Culture of conferences and registration fees

In my field, the cheapest conferences are small to mid-sized, society-organised conferences that are hosted by universities and don't include meals. These are sometimes not well run and the facilities ...
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Culture of conferences and registration fees

As a former Executive Chair and Finance Chair for an IEEE conference, I can say that there's no rules to this, and it will often depend on the venue. My experiences are in USA/Asia, not that EU, and ...
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Culture of conferences and registration fees

As I wrote in a comment, a lot of generalisations in this question make no sense to me and are inconsistent with my (fairly extensive, by now) experience attending conferences. Most conferences do ...
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How do you ensure that you'll get "credit" when your conference talk is cited?

Fundamentally, whoever defines a measurement system decides what counts towards their interpretation of the metrics they report, and what doesn't. "The" h-index does not exist, what exists ...
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How do you ensure that you'll get "credit" when your conference talk is cited?

Publishing a paper on the topic of the talk is the typical solution. If the talk was expository or otherwise hard to publish in a peer-reviewed venue, a preprint can work.
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Does moderating a conference panel go on a CV?

Make a complete cv for yourself and put it on, that way you have the information available. When providing a cv make a focussed cv based on why you need it. That allows you on a case by case basis to ...
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What are the differences, if any, between area chairs and senior area chairs for a conference?

Most of high ranked conferences that expect to receive a high volume of submission, the job of reviewing and quality assurance is done by employing area chairs (voluntary services) and senior area ...
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Does moderating a conference panel go on a CV?

Everything can go on a CV, and when you're early in your career, everything probably should go on your CV. As you have more and more stuff on your CV as you move along in a career, you remove the ...
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