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Research in Progress

 

 

How good my supervisor is at ignoring my problems

 

 

How my professor sees me

 

Professor says it's time to hand in the thesis

 

Solving a problem as PhD student

 

Solving a problem as Professor

 

Starting a tenure-track

 

Workshops versus Conferences

 

Phd student supervises a master student

 

What if you include this factor in your model?

 

From [complex looking math], it straightforwardly follows…

 

The fine art of salami publishing

 

The last evening before deadline

 

Free drinks during poster session

 

Advisor tells you to resubmit the rejected paper to another conference - reviews are even worse

 

After winning the best paper award

 

Writing your research proposal … first version

 

Professor edits the paper

 

Defending the thesis (How i feel)

 

Opening the long-awaited editor’s email just to see the fourth round of referee requests

 

Theory vs Practice

 

Theory vs Practice (another approach)

 

Submitted my paper 5 seconds before the deadline

 

How good my supervisor is…

 

When you find an error in a competitor’s research

 

Why parameter sensitivity matters

 

What you’ve proved is already known

 

Meeting people with my professor at a conference

 

Get accepted to conference - registration is how much?

 

We regret to inform you that you paper has not been accepted

as a PhD student:

 

as a post-doc:

 

as a professor:

 

 

We are pleased to inform you that your paper has been accepted

As a PhD student:

 

As a post doc:

 

As a professor:

 

 

When my algorithm beats the baseline

 

 

How motivated I am after a conference

 

 

How motivated I am after a reject/resubmit

 

 

Writing a paper with a 1st year PhD student

 

 

Would I like to be local chair?

 

 

Emerging research issue

 

 

Finding the correct parameters

 

 

Reviewer’s point of view

 

 

Appealing paper turns out to be pseudoscience

 

Postdocs writing a paper: So, who will implement this?

 

 

How I behave on university info day

 

 

Just before the demonstration of the findings

 

 

When grant proposal gets accepted

 

 

Paper is accepted after 3rd revision

 

 

Meeting of researchers about starting a company

 

 

Reviewing conference papers

 

 

Fitting the paper to page limit

 

Fitting the paper to page limit (alternative approach)

 

After submitting a grant proposal

 

 

How I prove my theorems

 

 

Applying my research on the real world

 

 

Budget cuts

 

 

Thesis advisor after I told him the incredibly good results

 

 

My research’s impact on the community?

 

 

Q&A session after presenting the paper

 

 

When your colleague tells you about his work

 

 

How fast I claim my method is

 

 

A top scientist found a new buzzword

 

 

How is your research useful?

 

 

Windows user on linux server for the first time

 

 

How my paper got rejected

 

 

Reviewing a poorly written paper

 

Accept? Wow, I’m so happy for you… my paper got rejected….

 

Adding a citation to a paper possibly written by the reviewer

 

Advisor suggests to maybe change your thesis topic

 

After the defense

 

As the figure clearly shows...

 

At a conference when i don't know anybody

 

At a presentation (at first)

 

At a presentation (after 45 minutes)

 

Authors "forgot" to import the most important detail

 

Battling against the state-of-the-art

 

Being in academia started as so much fun

 

Changing just a tiny bit in my LaTeX tabular

 

Checking the results of a 2-week-long experiment

 

Conducting interdisciplinary research

 

Expanding several years old conference paper to a journal version

 

Fast versus Exact solutions

 

Fertile research topic

 

Getting your sole-author paper accepted

 

Given your expertice in the area, the editorial board of Prestigious Journal would appreciate your comments on this paper (First review invitation)

 

Given your expertice in the area, the editorial board of Prestigious Journal would appreciate your comments on this paper (Second review invitation)

 

Going to a conference with a 1st year student

 

Google: We are happy to announce our new website on ... (your thesis topic)

 

How i feel at poster presentations

 

How i sell my method

 

How you think you solved a problem (At time of submitting the paper)

 

How you think you solved a problem (Two years later)

 

How your mom imagines your conference talks

 

I have the greatest idea ever!

 

I realized the results were wrong after i submitted the paper

 

I will just do this with Excel

 

Industry versus Academia (Academia, from industry's point of view)

 

Industry versus Academia (Industry, from academic point of view)

 

Industry versus Academia (reality for both)

 

Listening to my professor explaining my latest paper to his colleague

 

Me, the conference i want to attend, and my professor

 

My latest experiments disapprove my colleague's work

 

My publication record when applying for a grant

 

My supervisor still uses word 97

 

Of cource (my favorite method) can be used to solve that problem!

 

Paper submission deadline extended 1 week

 

Post-docs tell me life will be even more busy after getting your PhD

 

Professor mentions my work in a keynote (how he acts)

 

Professor mentions my work in a keynote (meanwhile in my head)

 

Professor suggesting a new topic to a PhD student

 

Seeing results of another researcher on the same topic

 

Someone in the audience points out a practical application for my research

 

Submitting 3 minutes before the deadline

 

Supervisor sends the first bunch of comments on your paper

 

This time it will get through

 

Trying to find somebody to cover your lecture

 

Under the assumption...

 

Well... i am paid to come up with novel ideas

 

What session chairs should do when speakers go overtime

 

What you have proven is already known

 

When an undergraduate finds a critical error in a paper

 

When friends ask me to explain them what's my research about

 

When somebody mixes up causality and correlation

 

When trying to find reviewers for a conference you organize

 

When you try to arrange a meeting with your advisor

 

When your co-authors don't quite match your pace in the project

 

When your method is re-discovered without any citation

 

When your supervisor asks you to "help" him in writing a proposal

 

Why parameter sensitivity matters

 

Writing a paper (At first)

 

Writing a paper (Few years later)

 

Writing a paper outside your area of expertise

 

 

Last Update 08 November 2013