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A first degree from a university or other academic institution for example 'bachelor of arts'
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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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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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Regarding the duties, employment and work of research assistants.
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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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Questions pertaining to academic resources found on the World Wide Web
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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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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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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 measuring or improving workflow, organization, learning, memory, etc. in an academic context.
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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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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 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 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 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…
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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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For questions about increasing the motivation of oneself and others to avoid procrastination, disinterest and failure.
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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
On suspected or actual 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, fa…
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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 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 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 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 questions about publishers that are reputed to engage in unethical and/or dishonest practices.
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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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On standards or conventions specific to the higher education system in India, which differs in structure and style from the systems in other parts of the world.
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Questions in relation to academia across international borders or in different regions globally.
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Questions about learning process in academia, lesson plans, learning problems, etc.
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Regarding inquiries into the evolution and development of academia as an institution from a historical perspective.
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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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Legal document authorising entry to, exit from, and/or employment within a country.
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Questions relating to the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on academic institutions, staff, students, and other stakeholders.
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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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Questions regarding the legal ownership of information and intellectual output.
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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 about navigating submission or application deadlines
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