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Regarding inquiries into the evolution and development of academia as an institution from a historical perspective.
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-…
Questions about withdrawal of books or papers from journals and conferences or withdrawal during admissions process to academic programmes.
a brief summary of a research article, thesis, review, conference proceeding to help the reader quickly ascertain the paper's contribution to the field.
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.
Issues related to being, or interacting with, those who are male, female, or transgender in academia.
Questions related to various reference/citation management software used for recording and utilising bibliographic citations.
Questions concerning how to critically read and evaluate scholarly material.
On the formulation and application of formal rules and regulations by a university, instructor, or publisher.
On standards or conventions specific to economics as an academic discipline, and programs that lead to a degree in this field
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…
Legal document authorising entry to, exit from, and/or employment within a country.
The perception of the quality of a journal, conference, university, or other academic entity by a specific community or the general public. Also: how reputation develops and factors influencing reputa…
[latex] concerns question on the LaTeX freeware advanced document preparation system based on the TeX typesetting language. Note that http://tex.stackexchange.com is specifically dedicated to (La)TeX …
A License can be official or legal permission to do or own a specified thing, product or material.
Inquiries regarding the National Science Foundation [NSF] awards, funding, and support opportunities and procedures in all areas of science and engineering
Questions concerning "Open Science", or research done in full view of the public eye, with a focus on accessibly and reproducibility, including tools to enable such access.
Questions concerning medical school, clinical research, and other academic pursuits specific to the diagnosis and treatment of human disease. Use 'health-issues', not 'medicine', for questions about h…
commonly used to compare different journals within a certain field, with journals with higher impact factors deemed to be more important than those with lower ones.
On earning a second degree at the same level as a degree you already hold (i.e. a second bachelors, second masters, or second PhD).
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.
government licenses conferring a right or title for a set period, especially the sole right to exclude others from making, using, or selling an invention without c…
Questions about navigating logistics, opportunities, and etiquette when visiting an academic institution or colleague.
Questions concerning systems where the identity of those involved is intended to be unknown, such as in double- or single-bind peer-review.
Questions concerning special recognition for particular achievements, usually assessed competitively, within academia.
an academic publishing company which publishes in the area of science, health, and technology.
Questions concerning giving and attending small but organized presentations of scientific material, often given to an audience within a single academic department.
Publications that report latest research findings are collectively referred to as literature in academia.
On a period of time during one's education or career in which one is not formally involved in academic pursuits.
On feedback given to students, instructors, or other individuals in an academic setting on their performance.
On standards or conventions specific to social science as an academic discipline, and programs that lead to a degree in this field
Questions about academic workshops, which are often smaller, more collaborative forms of an academic conference, or which take place as a session of a larger conference.
Questions in relation to Psychology. Psychology is the scientific study of the human mind and its functions, especially those affecting behaviour in a given context.
On handling questions from students or from the audience of a lecture, seminar, thesis defense, or other presentation.