A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.
a brief summary of a research article, thesis, review, conference proceeding to help the reader quickly ascertain the paper's contribution to the field.
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 an assistant professor i…
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.
Questions about withdrawal of books or papers from journals and conferences or withdrawal during admissions process to academic programmes.
Issues related to being, or interacting with, those who are male, female, or transgender in academia.
Questions concerning how to critically read and evaluate scholarly material.
Regarding inquiries into the evolution and development of academia as an institution from a historical perspective.
On the formulation and application of formal rules and regulations by a university, instructor, or publisher.
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…
On standards or conventions specific to economics as an academic discipline, and programs that lead to a degree in this field
Questions related to various reference/citation management software used for recording and utilising bibliographic citations.
[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 …
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…
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…
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
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.
Legal document authorising entry to, exit from, and/or employment within a country.
Questions concerning systems where the identity of those involved is intended to be unknown, such as in double- or single-bind peer-review.
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).
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 about navigating logistics, opportunities, and etiquette when visiting an academic institution or colleague.
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…
an academic publishing company which publishes in the area of science, health, and technology.
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.
Questions concerning special recognition for particular achievements, usually assessed competitively, within academia.
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 feedback given to students, instructors, or other individuals in an academic setting on their performance.
On a period of time during one's education or career in which one is not formally involved in academic pursuits.
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.
On standards or conventions specific to social science as an academic discipline, and programs that lead to a degree in this field
On handling questions from students or from the audience of a lecture, seminar, thesis defense, or other presentation.
On standards or conventions specific to the humanities, i.e. the academic disciplines that study human culture, and programs that lead to a degree in these fields. Examples include ancient and modern …