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a contractual connection between an academic institution an a student or an employee.
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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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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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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…
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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 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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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 about leaving an academic position.
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Questions in relation to academia across international borders or in different regions globally.
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Questions related to taking courses over the internet or other electronic distance-based coursework.
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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.
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For questions about increasing the motivation of oneself and others to avoid procrastination, disinterest and failure.
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Questions about navigating submission or application deadlines
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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.
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Questions regarding the legal ownership of information and intellectual output.
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On emotional issues such as guilt, discouragement, jealousy, anxiety or feelings of inadequacy affecting academics and researchers.
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reputed to engage in unethical and/or dishonest practices.
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Questions pertaining to number of hours worked, work schedules, vacation time, sabbaticals, etc. in relation to training and careers in academia
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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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On starting a degree program at one university, then moving to another university to complete the degree.
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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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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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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.
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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 learning process in academia, lesson plans, learning problems, etc.
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Questions that relate to the academic rank of assistant professor.
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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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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.
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On standards or conventions specific to biology as an academic discipline, and programs that lead to a degree in this field
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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.
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Utilities, software or otherwise, used for a better academic life
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To try and build academic relations among people who share academic interests, activities, backgrounds, or real-life connections.
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On interacting with students with disabilities, accommodations for those with disabilities in an academic setting, and any other issues faced by academics with disabilities.
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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-…
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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…