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On standards or conventions specific to the higher education system in Canada, which differs in structure and style from the systems in other parts of the world.
For questions that are asked repeatedly on this site and for which general advice is appropriate for almost all cases. To be applied sparingly and after discussion on Meta. Canonical questions and the…
Queries related to progression of academics in various capacities from a student to a professor and the various stages involved in the process.
Case Study exercises ask students to analyze a complex situation that may or may not arise from actual practice in a field. They are commonly used in law, for example.
Questions about professional or academic (degree) certifications
On the act of chairing a talk or conference session, i.e., being the person to introduce the speakers, moderate the questions, etc.
On changing from one discipline, sub-discipline, or department to another during one's education, or mid-career.
Pertaining to preventing, punishing, or handling the consequences of academic dishonesty in coursework or examinations. Also, defining what constitutes academic dishonesty. (For questions on dishonest…
On standards or conventions specific to chemistry as an academic discipline, and programs that lead to a degree in this field. For regular chemistry questions, visit our sister site Chemistry Stack Ex…
On standards or conventions specific to the higher education system in China, which differs in structure and style from the systems in other parts of the world.
Questions about when to cite a certain work, which work to cite, etc. For questions on formatting a given citation, use [citation-style].
On the syntax and formatting of citations and reference lists according to a particular style guide (e.g., Chicago, MLA, IEEE, APA) or in general.
Questions concerning computer code written or used in the context of a research project or other academic endeavour (including questions on licensing, ownership, sharing, distribution, and formatting …
Queries related to establishing and maintaining collaborative academic research endeavors or other activities.
Questions relating to colleagues in an academic setting.
Questions about athletics in the academic environments such as universities sports teams, group sports, individual training programs, sports facilities, etc.
Questions about how to communicate with others appropriately and professionally; communication etiquette.
Question that relate to the idea of an academic community.
Community colleges offer short degree programs, typically two years or less and often focused on a vocational or technical skill.
On standards or conventions specific to computer science as an academic discipline, and programs that lead to a degree in this field. For regular computer science questions, visit our sister site Comp…
On the section of a research paper, thesis, or other piece of writing commonly referred to as the "Conclusion" section. This section is characterized by summarization and contextualization of a paper…
An academic gathering for researchers, scientists, engineers, etc. to present and discuss their work and mutual academic interests.
For issues related to required or advised confidentiality in academia.
Conflict of interest exists when an author, reviewer, supervisor, or editor has financial or personal relationships that could inappropriately influence (bias) his or her actions (such relationships a…
Providing professional advice or expertise to outside clients for a fee
Questions about academic contracts.