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a contractual connection between an academic institution an a student or an employee.
[journal-workflow] concerns the workflow within journals after submission of a manuscript until its acceptance or rejection. Please click on “info” before asking a question.
A system of methods used in a particular area of study or activity so as to achieve results.
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…
Questions in relation to academia across international borders or in different regions globally.
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…
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.
A first degree from a university or other academic institution for example 'bachelor of arts'
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…
Concerning the use of available working time to accomplish the greatest possible amount of work by improving efficiency, minimizing wasted time or procrastination, etc.
reputed to engage in unethical and/or dishonest practices.
On emotional issues such as guilt, discouragement, jealousy, anxiety or feelings of inadequacy affecting academics and researchers.
For questions about increasing the motivation of oneself and others to avoid procrastination, disinterest and failure.
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.
Questions related to taking courses over the internet or other electronic distance-based coursework.
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…
Questions concerning work meant to be solved outside classroom time by a student, including questions about writing suitable homework assignments, grading, etc.
Questions about a group of faculty members, professors and people working in industry that evaluate the thesis or project report of PhD/MSc candidates.
Questions regarding the legal ownership of information and intellectual output.
Questions pertaining to number of hours worked, work schedules, vacation time, sabbaticals, etc. in relation to training and careers in academia
On starting a degree program at one university, then moving to another university to complete the degree.
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…
Questions about learning process in academia, lesson plans, learning problems, etc.
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…
Questions that relate to the academic rank of assistant professor.
Questions in relation to travel for academic travel. This can include travel to conferences or visiting of academic institutions of which you may not be affiliated with.
On standards or conventions specific to biology as an academic discipline, and programs that lead to a degree in this field
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.
To try and build academic relations among people who share academic interests, activities, backgrounds, or real-life connections.
On standards or conventions specific to the Canadian higher education system, which differs in structure and style from the systems in the United States, Europe, Asia, or Oceania.
a permanent record of a student's academic history at a particular institution. It includes an inventory of the courses taken and grades earned throughout a course. It often includes…
Related to translating written or spoken words from one language to another. For example: translation of academic publications, use of non-English terms in English publications, or translation of non-…