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Are there dedicated research facilities in the USA?

Some examples of "dedicated research facilities" in the US where research is conducted by full-time staff who do not have academic appointments would include: Federally Funded Research and ...
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How did the 2012 rise in university fees in the UK affect university enrollment?

The data you are looking for can be found at: https://commonslibrary.parliament.uk/research-briefings/cbp-7857/ and is summarised in the following figure from that link: Breilfy, there was a drop in ...
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Are there dedicated research facilities in the USA?

Most universities in the US have a very complex mission. Research is always "valued" but not always required. There are many primarily teaching colleges and universities, but even those put ...
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Are there dedicated research facilities in the USA?

There is definitely research done outside of universities. I worked for a decade at National Development Research Institutes, which did research on sexually transmitted illnesses, drug abuse, the ...
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Why Do Some American Universities Prefer Direct PhD Programs Over Master's for International Students?

Actually, most doctoral programs in the US in most fields are open to those with only a bachelors. It isn't a few. It is nearly all. There are several reasons. Probably the most important, though ...
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Are there dedicated research facilities in the USA?

Yes there are plenty of those in the US. The Department of Energy National Labs: https://www.energy.gov/national-laboratories Lots of slightly smaller Department of Defense labs: https://nps.edu/web/...
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Why Do Some American Universities Prefer Direct PhD Programs Over Master's for International Students?

As a gross generality, the larger the department the more degree options there may be. Choosing one large, well known, highly ranked program, the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department ...
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Seeking Advice on Balancing a Full-Time Job and Studying Computer Science

I have no knowledge of what requirements and time commitments are involved in studying at Egyptian universities or taking on the jobs you mention. But, in general, university education can be a quite ...
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Seeking Advice on Balancing a Full-Time Job and Studying Computer Science

I also do not know any specifics on higher education in Egypt, but in my experience most undergrad programmes world-wide are intended to be full-time. While the amount of scheduled coursework (i.e. ...
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I cheated in some of my engineering exams including finals during my time at University, am I a fraud?

Am I a fraud? Depending on what your definition of a "fraud" is (or what someone must do to be considered a "fraud"). But yes, you unequivocally cheated and committed fraudulent ...
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