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Is it OK to use personal email ID for faculty job applications or should we use (current) institute's ID
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No, there's no negative impact. In many universities your email account stops working after you leave, and you'll definitely want potential employers to have valid contact information. And everyone ...

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Is it common to provide digital notes (slides or handwritten) for students?
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Some background: In Finnish universities the mentality usually is* that student should have the responsibility for their studies and learning (from what and how many courses to take each year to how ...

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Where and how are Computer Science researchers publishing datasets?
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Zenodo is a EU-funded dataset storage site ran by CERN that seems to be slowly gaining traction. Each dataset gets a DOI immediately when you publish it, so you can refer to the dataset in your ...

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Is "Advances in Engineering" a predatory platform?
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A human writing to you about your research would say something about your research and say how it contributes to research excellence. Spam bots tend to use a general template and refer to your ...

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Why do lecturers not just assume all students have read the book?
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Disclaimer: I'm not an experienced teacher, and I certainly don't represent all lecturers, so this is mostly just guesswork based on my experience in academia. Edit: Just to clarify, I'm not claiming ...

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