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On measuring or improving workflow, organization, learning, memory, etc. in an academic context.
173 questions
For questions about cover letter attached to applications or curricula vitae for an academic position. This is not for cover letters for submissions to journals.
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Regarding the duties, employment and work of research assistants.
172 questions
On the use of an individual's name in academia, including but not necessarily limited to publishing. Do not use this tag for questions related to academic vocabulary and phrases; use 'terminology' ins…
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"Survey" or "review" articles are academic publications that organize and summarize the current state of research on a given topic in a novel way that integrates and adds understanding to work in the …
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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.
166 questions
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…
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A first degree from a university or other academic institution for example 'bachelor of arts'
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Questions regarding the academic projects including either thesis projects or other projects which may be done in the universities with support of academies and in collaboration with faculty members a…
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Questions about a group of faculty members, professors and people working in industry that evaluate the thesis or project report of PhD/MSc candidates.
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On the administration or running of an academic department or organization, or the people associated with this role. [administration] is mainly concerned with overseeing regular operations, while [gov…
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On the use of statistics in academic research. Statistics is the science of collecting, analyzing and drawing inference from data. Do not use this tag for questions about 'statistics' as a subdiscipli…
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For questions about publishers that are reputed to engage in unethical and/or dishonest practices.
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A system of methods used in a particular area of study or activity so as to achieve results.
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Questions that each member of academia may face during his academic careers, because of personal problems, and contradictions between academic life and personal life. These may include marriage, child…
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Questions concerning work meant to be solved outside classroom time by a student, including questions about writing suitable homework assignments, grading, etc.
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Questions about formal rankings of universities, journals, conferences, or students (in a course or university) based on some quantitative metric(s). This is distinct from 'reputation' which may be me…
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For topics pertaining to writing a formal statement on one's proposed research, usually for the purpose of obtaining funding or acceptance into a faculty position. It is also frequently called a "rese…
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Questions that relate to the academic rank of assistant professor.
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For questions about increasing the motivation of oneself and others to avoid procrastination, disinterest and failure.
142 questions
Questions relating to the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on academic institutions, staff, students, and other stakeholders.
142 questions
On the academic rank of lecturer. In the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Australia, Switzerland, and other countries, lecturer is a tenured faculty position roughly equivalent to a Professor of the Pract…
140 questions
Questions relating to the defense of a thesis and the process surrounding it, such as the grading system of a thesis, who may come to a thesis defense, the duration of a thesis defense session, etc.
137 questions
On distortion of the research and/or research publication process through dishonest or otherwise unethical behavior. Includes (but is not limited to) issues such as fabrication, falsification, plagiar…
137 questions
Questions about conference poster presentations. Poster presentations usually consist of affixing the research poster to a portable wall with the researcher in attendance to answer any questions.
134 questions
On standards or conventions specific to biology as an academic discipline, and programs that lead to a degree in this field
134 questions
Questions concerning monetary costs associated with higher education, publishing, or other academic activities, specifically those not formally considered [tuition] or not related to standard research…
132 questions
Questions about learning process in academia, lesson plans, learning problems, etc.
131 questions
Questions in relation to academia across international borders or in different regions globally.
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Concerning the use of available working time to accomplish the greatest possible amount of work by improving efficiency, minimizing wasted time or procrastination, etc.
130 questions
Questions pertaining to number of hours worked, work schedules, vacation time, sabbaticals, etc. in relation to training and careers in academia
128 questions
Questions regarding the legal ownership of information and intellectual output.
127 questions
On starting a degree program at one university, then moving to another university to complete the degree.
127 questions
Questions about navigating submission or application deadlines
123 questions
Questions related to various reference/citation management software used for recording and utilising bibliographic citations.
122 questions
Use of social media (e.g. Facebook, ResearchGate, blogs, etc.) by academics to engage with other academics or students and to disseminate and publicize their research.
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