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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.

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Regarding inquiries into the evolution and development of academia as an institution from a historical perspective.
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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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Questions about withdrawal of books or papers from journals and conferences or withdrawal during admissions process to academic programmes.
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a brief summary of a research article, thesis, review, conference proceeding to help the reader quickly ascertain the paper's contribution to the field.
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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.
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Issues related to being, or interacting with, those who are male, female, or transgender in academia.
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Questions related to various reference/citation management software used for recording and utilising bibliographic citations.
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Questions concerning how to critically read and evaluate scholarly material.
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On the formulation and application of formal rules and regulations by a university, instructor, or publisher.
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On standards or conventions specific to economics as an academic discipline, and programs that lead to a degree in this field
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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…
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Legal document authorising entry to, exit from, and/or employment within a country.
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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…
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The development and use of computer code for academic research.
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[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 …
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A License can be official or legal permission to do or own a specified thing, product or material.
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Inquiries regarding the National Science Foundation [NSF] awards, funding, and support opportunities and procedures in all areas of science and engineering
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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.
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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…
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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.
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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).
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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.
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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…
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Questions about navigating logistics, opportunities, and etiquette when visiting an academic institution or colleague.
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Questions concerning systems where the identity of those involved is intended to be unknown, such as in double- or single-bind peer-review.
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Questions concerning special recognition for particular achievements, usually assessed competitively, within academia.
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an academic publishing company which publishes in the area of science, health, and technology.
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Questions concerning giving and attending small but organized presentations of scientific material, often given to an audience within a single academic department.
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Publications that report latest research findings are collectively referred to as literature in academia.
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On a period of time during one's education or career in which one is not formally involved in academic pursuits.
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On feedback given to students, instructors, or other individuals in an academic setting on their performance.
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On standards or conventions specific to social science as an academic discipline, and programs that lead to a degree in this field
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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.
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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.
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On handling questions from students or from the audience of a lecture, seminar, thesis defense, or other presentation.
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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 …