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What are the different mathematical cultures out there? That is, what universities focus on what fields and subfields in mathematics?

Your question is of such a general kind that it is hard to offer a reasonably concise answer to it. On the other hand, I see that you are trying to glean information, which may be of use to you when ...
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What are the different mathematical cultures out there? That is, what universities focus on what fields and subfields in mathematics?

In the US, at any large R1 university, especially State universities, perhaps, you will find very wide coverage of mathematics. At a minimum, there will be lots of choices for students to choose a ...
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Post-doc vs Research Fellow on CV after Phd thesis submission

Unless you have been hired as a post-doc, that would be inappropriate. It is a paid position with a contract. Ask your institution if you can still represent yourself as a research fellow after it ...
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What does count as "something new" in the field for PhD?

I see that you are located in Australia. The requirement of most universities in Australia is that a PhD candidate demonstrate, by way of their thesis, that they have made "a substantial and ...
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Senior Research Associate in Germany

A postdoc is a temporary position, typically meant to provide additional training and experience to qualify for a faculty appointment later. Thus, this position is not some kind of postdoc position, ...
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Senior Research Associate in Germany

This is most likely what in other countries would be called a "lab head" and/or "project manager". You would be running the lab, managing externally funded projects, perhaps ...
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Tenure Track at a Small Liberal Arts College, but bad at research, how do I improve?

I'm a math professor at a small liberal arts college (SLAC) and now I have junior faculty who I mentor. Until you have tenure, the advice is to find a way to do sufficient research to get tenure. Here ...
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How do I determine the direction of my research?

Find A New Supervisor Or at least seriously investigate that route. As Buffy says, it can be expensive in time. But it can also be expensive to spend two and a half years researching something you ...
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How do I determine the direction of my research?

You have two options and probably only one of them will work for you. But there are people who can deal with either one. The first option is to decide that you are on your own and are essentially an ...
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Applying for a PhD - Can't Decide on the Topic

The biggest insight I can offer you here, because you are applying in the UK, is that you need to select the most mature and appealing of the ideas if you wish to be awarded funding for it. You need ...
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PhD Suggestion in 3 rd year without any progress

Your situation sucks, I know. My PhD supervisor was a big shot that just didn't talk to me. In fact, he derailed me more than helped, all in all. Here are some points you should consider. Talk to ...
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How to efficiently get a scoping for a research topic?

From my experience, when you're using Google Scholar, you typically need to find one key relevant paper. I have no solution for how to find this particular paper: sometimes, I just can't find the ...
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