ALAN WARD
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How to deal with a student who talks too much in my class?
21 votes

In the first place, I would take him aside for a quiet chat. Nothing aggressive - just explain how you see the situation he is creating. If he has some interesting points to make, do listen. But also ...

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What is the effect of a PhD student dyeing their hair blue?
11 votes

From a practical point of view, that would depend on the background color of your slides when making a presentation. Blue hair on a blue background ... a real faux-pas. Blue hair on a red background ...

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What are the equivalencies between the higher education in France (Licence - Master - Doctorat) and the higher education in the United States?
10 votes

Since France is a member of the Council of Europe and follows the Bologna Process, this question could be very well be applicable to many other European countries as well. The bottom line is that ...

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Can I teach in the nude?
7 votes

Let us be a bit rational here. A) Is being in the nude helpful to students' understanding of the subject matter in any way? I have no preconceptions on this, but still fail to find a great many ...

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How to point out a novel conceptualization in a foundations chapter?
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3 votes

Perhaps the best place to announce this would be in the introduction itself. If this novel conceptualization is part of the aims of the thesis -or can be linked to them in some way-, then the aims ...

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Is there an official way to include an image from the internet in a paper?
1 votes

Scientific publishing is just a specialized part of publishing. So all the rules on intangible assets apply just as much as in non-scientific editions. Submitting a paper involves a scientific ...

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Publications in personal statement
1 votes

This would depend a bit on whether the publications are relevant for your request. I would suggest a two-fold approach: A list of all publications in your CV, in usual bibliographical style. A list ...

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Is it okay to upload the PDF of my non-open access papers in academia.edu or research gate?
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This question can basically be analyzed from the standpoint of copyright law, much as in any other topic related to publication. In your paper, there are clearly some parts to which you hold rights ...

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What is the most elegant way to let the recruiting committee know what the applicant has done to make it to the interview?
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-3 votes

You could try making a quick mention of the fact on a humorous tone. Often, at the beginning of an interview it can be appropriate to make a quick, inoffensive, joke just to break the ice. That would ...

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