Tag: terminology

88 What is a “sandwich thesis”? 2012-02-16T04:12:30.100

75 PhD candidate vs PhD student 2013-07-05T13:35:42.753

67 Is it plagiarism to reference a fictitious source? 2016-02-29T18:47:47.090

62 Is there a name for the inverse of the impostor syndrome? 2014-08-07T19:56:50.257

50 What is a "TV-L 13" position? 2013-01-15T10:41:00.470

39 What exactly is "campus security"? 2017-12-01T20:17:19.763

31 Does "Science" encompass Mathematics? 2016-06-19T14:48:48.123

30 Is it "vita" or "vitae"? Why? 2016-09-21T21:20:06.530

28 Undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate student — is that Bachelor/Master/PhD or Bachelor/Master+PhD/postdoc? 2013-01-25T10:58:28.290

28 What is a soft-money research position? 2014-10-27T01:34:13.637

28 Why the taboo against naming discoveries after yourself? 2014-12-19T15:57:39.750

26 Conference vs Congress vs Symposium vs Meeting 2012-02-16T13:10:10.897

25 Why do some conference have an "abstract submission" before the "paper submission"? 2013-02-07T14:31:29.537

24 Is it considered rude to address a PhD holder as sir or miss? 2018-03-03T14:57:32.707

22 What are the boundaries between draft, manuscript, preprint, paper, and article? 2013-09-30T11:48:03.363

22 Is Research Fellow a gender-neutral term? 2015-03-18T03:05:31.817

22 What does “auditing a course” mean? 2015-08-23T10:49:23.740

21 Difference between transactions and journal 2013-11-08T16:37:36.663

20 Difference between "referee" and "reviewer" in the context of journal manuscript review? 2015-03-24T00:54:41.883

20 When exactly are you “promoviert” in Germany? 2016-12-19T05:14:18.433

19 Can a discoverer give the name he wants to his finding? 2014-12-19T13:03:27.967

19 What's the meaning of "first-page-first order"? 2015-01-11T15:06:28.177

19 What English expression resembles the German "Tutor"? 2016-01-24T09:50:05.560

18 Meaning of undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate in US 2015-05-08T21:29:39.500

17 What is the meaning of "in residence" at a university? 2015-06-05T20:37:13.923

17 Does the term “science” encompass humanities and the social sciences? 2016-06-19T11:16:13.610

16 What does "principled approach" mean in papers? 2013-06-18T07:26:36.867

16 Is there a term for the fact that research is done only with the means available? 2018-02-26T16:19:48.853

14 When referring to study at Oxford why is the word "read" used? 2013-04-21T13:12:08.077

12 What do you call research that has no hypothesis? 2013-05-24T14:44:50.500

12 What is the difference between a school and a department? 2014-04-24T01:52:11.953

12 What is the difference between a thesis and a dissertation? 2014-11-12T03:11:16.933

11 PI coauthorship on previous papers 2013-04-06T13:52:21.883

11 Are there differences between SM, MS, MSc, MSci degrees? 2014-12-16T18:30:56.560

11 What is the difference between a teaching assistant and an instructor? 2015-05-17T19:52:53.027

11 What is a final undergraduate paper called in English? 2016-01-06T13:33:37.617

11 Does a preprint include revisions made in response to peer review? 2016-02-03T20:11:57.330

11 What do researchers mean by the "priority" of an idea? 2016-03-31T12:47:59.307

11 What does "masters 2 level" mean? 2016-05-20T06:11:10.527

11 What is the explicit meaning of “corresponding author”? 2017-02-05T03:20:41.810

10 Is a IEEE student member counted as a member in a submission to a transaction? 2013-03-21T02:13:33.317

10 What are the different committees for in a conference? 2017-12-31T12:49:59.323

9 In the United States, is associate professor a subset of professor, or a distinct category? 2013-07-09T21:18:32.827

9 Are there any documented cases of meta-science or scientific meta-research? Does that have a name? 2014-02-17T19:01:34.633

9 How to translate "profesor auxiliar" from Spanish to English? 2014-11-19T21:20:44.393

9 What are the differences between Peer Reviewed Journals and Refereed Journals? 2014-12-04T15:34:00.547

9 What is a "professional student"? 2015-04-18T10:02:27.920

8 Why do some US universities have "Electrical Engineering" and "Computer Engineering" vs. "Electrical Engineering and Computer Science" departments? 2014-01-15T08:31:02.547

8 What is the difference between open access and open archive? 2015-09-18T07:06:47.050

8 What exactly is a research paper? 2015-09-27T10:17:45.933

8 What is a “service lecture”? 2016-06-22T08:35:47.977

8 What is the German equivalent of "in press" 2017-05-25T03:12:53.937

7 What is the difference between a college and a university? 2015-05-18T09:11:08.653

7 What are “ad hoc” reviewers/referees for journals? 2015-12-18T19:11:32.847

7 “Master's” vs. “master” 2016-12-04T11:10:11.867

7 What does "Experience as a superior" mean? 2018-01-06T03:17:29.113

6 What is the best way (terminology) for a postdoc (PDRA) to refer to their 'boss'/'supervisor'? 2013-05-24T14:07:44.540

6 What is the difference between CS and Informatics degrees? 2014-02-19T19:59:24.333

6 In the context of a review of an academic paper, what does "technical accuracy" mean? 2014-11-16T16:44:02.757

6 What is "paper bidding"? 2015-01-30T10:02:47.880

6 What are the differences between these kinds of articles: original, review, letter, and short communication? 2015-11-29T12:08:56.527

6 What is a "trade journal"? 2015-12-18T08:00:55.253

6 What does "archival quality" mean in the context of journal aims and scope? 2015-12-21T19:15:48.363

6 Why do we call a research paper, a "paper"? 2016-05-09T11:40:06.127

6 Difference between bursary, scholarship and fellowship 2016-05-12T18:59:05.680

6 What makes a journal scientific? 2017-01-18T10:03:04.913

6 What is the difference between aims and objectives in a research proposal? 2017-06-27T11:33:16.660

5 Questions about termination 2013-08-16T02:38:35.127

5 Is there any difference between an article and a paper? 2014-10-18T15:25:51.730

5 Are scientifically detached professors referred to as ‘clinical’? 2015-08-01T14:25:44.900

5 Vertices & edges vs. nodes & links 2015-09-02T16:04:18.613

5 What is the scientific term for a “research gap”? 2015-11-03T07:46:58.247

5 What is the difference between a literature survey and a conceptual paper? 2015-11-27T14:57:52.853

5 Why are some journals for research papers called “review”? 2016-02-17T19:44:53.600

5 What is an “synthetic paper” 2016-06-09T11:13:22.933

5 Channeling bias in social science / epidemiological research? 2017-02-14T00:39:25.970

5 Would it be safe to assume that TA and tutor are the same thing? 2017-12-14T13:04:53.400

4 What is a TA called when he/she is in charge of organization? 2014-04-01T09:32:52.577

4 What is the purpose of "issues" and "volumes" in journal publications in relation to DOIs and citations? 2014-08-17T07:37:30.217

4 What does "scientific report" mean? 2014-12-28T08:21:44.347

4 What is responsive mode in the context of research funding? 2015-10-15T08:26:54.383

4 Meaning of "Degree of approval" in a recommendation letter 2015-10-19T06:32:34.537

4 What does the term POI mean in the context of graduate admissions? 2015-12-12T15:09:06.377

4 Should one cite a dictionary for every technical term? 2016-07-29T08:50:40.143

4 What is the difference between an explanation and an interpretation? 2016-12-15T20:22:08.953

4 The name of the document which prove my studies at the university 2017-07-03T18:03:22.180

4 How to define “self-citation”? 2017-09-10T08:49:16.327

4 Publication dates: accepted date, version of record online, issue online – which one to use? 2017-12-14T14:20:39.140

3 What is my degree if I am a bachelor student yet? 2013-07-26T09:16:37.220

3 Correct term to address the "academic publications" 2014-05-02T11:57:27.460

3 How to find out the terms used for a topic, so that I can find the appropriate literature on it? 2014-09-17T18:15:02.683

3 Unclear terms: Statement of Purpose, Academic Statement and Personal Statement 2014-12-25T13:34:33.790

3 What is the difference between hypothesis, thesis statement and research goal? 2015-04-26T10:44:24.287

3 What is the name of the office in an institution where graduates and alumni are helped with employment? 2015-09-01T18:17:16.730

3 A term similar to "ABD" for PhD student who's completed all coursework but neither comprehensive exams nor dissertation? 2015-10-22T15:15:55.343

3 Contribution vs Motivation 2015-10-22T23:55:51.067

3 What is a "residency requirement" in the context of Canadian and US PhD programs? 2015-12-17T00:47:44.670

3 What is expected from a graduate-level term paper? 2016-02-09T13:20:16.007

3 Terms for an PhD grant that covers everything 2016-02-27T15:28:08.423