Slashdot Items Tagged "academia"

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Monday May 07, 2018 @05:14PM Ask Slashdot: Do Citizen Science Platforms Exist?
Friday November 17, 2017 @06:30PM The House's Tax Bill Levies a Tax On Graduate Student Tuition Waivers
Friday October 06, 2017 @08:36PM Publishers Take ResearchGate To Court, Seek Removal of Millions of Papers
Thursday May 18, 2017 @03:53PM Elsevier Wants $15 Million In 'Piracy' Damages From Sci-Hub and Libgen
Friday May 05, 2017 @05:13PM 10 Percent of Harvard's Popular 'Introduction To Computer Science' Class Accused of Cheating
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @08:36PM Employers Struggle To Find Workers Who Can Pass A Drug Test
Friday April 22, 2016 @09:13PM CERN Releases 300TB of Large Hadron Collider Data Into Open Access
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @06:46PM GE's Move To Boston Could Revive Local Tech Business Ambitions
Monday April 04, 2016 @06:41PM Massachusetts AG Sues ITT Tech For Exploiting Computer Network Students
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @12:00AM Ocean Temps Predict US Heat Waves 50 Days Out, Study Finds
Monday March 28, 2016 @07:46PM Hacker Weev Admits To Hacking Printers To Spew Racist and Anti-Semitic Messages
Thursday March 24, 2016 @07:33PM Supercomputers Help Researchers Improve Severe Hail Storm Forecasts
Monday March 21, 2016 @08:29PM How Uber Turned Carnegie Mellon Into a Minor Nursery For Its Research Division
Friday March 18, 2016 @05:42PM South Korea Commits $863 Million To AI Research After AlphaGo 'Shock'
Friday March 18, 2016 @05:13PM Neural Mechanisms In Mouse Brains Indicate We Actively Forget As We Learn
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @05:04PM 5 Major Hospital Hacks: Horror Stories From the Cybersecurity Frontlines
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @04:18PM Reason Excoriates Paper On "Glaciers, Gender, and Science"
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @12:59PM New Smartwatches Allow Students To Cheat On Exams
Monday February 29, 2016 @03:07PM Ask Slashdot: Establishing Procurement Policies Regarding Secure Boot?
Monday February 29, 2016 @10:30AM Are CEOs Overpaid? Not Compared With College Presidents
Friday February 26, 2016 @11:45AM America's Ten Most Oppressive Colleges
Thursday February 25, 2016 @11:11AM Many Surveys, About One In Five, May Contain Fraudulent Data
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @02:29PM Computer Engineer Wes Clark Dies at 88
Thursday February 11, 2016 @03:33PM Interviews: Ask Author and Programmer Andy Nicholls About R
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @05:35PM The Sexual Misconduct Case That Has Rocked Anthropology
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @10:19AM John Cleese Warns Campus Political Correctness Leading Towards 1984
Thursday December 24, 2015 @09:36AM Cold Fusion and the Reputation Trap
Thursday December 17, 2015 @11:26AM Geneticists Push For Databases Over Journals As Main Source of Information
Thursday December 03, 2015 @09:33AM New Scientific Journal To Publish "Discrete Observations Rather Than Complete Stories"
Friday November 20, 2015 @07:03PM Investigation Reveals How Easy It Is To Hijack a Science Journal Website
Saturday November 14, 2015 @03:59PM Experiment On Public Pre-reviewing and Discussion of Workshop Paper Submissions
Friday October 30, 2015 @06:22PM National Coalition Calls for Campus Censorship of "Offensive" Speech
Monday October 26, 2015 @08:36AM Does Government Science Funding Drive Innovation?
Thursday October 22, 2015 @09:07AM How Scientists Are Circumventing Journal Paywalls
Thursday October 08, 2015 @10:21AM Researchers Unable To Replicate Findings of Published Economics Studies
Thursday October 08, 2015 @09:57AM MIT Master's Program To Use MOOCs As 'Admissions Test'
Friday September 11, 2015 @10:22AM In Survey of American Universities, MIT Scores Worst In Cybersecurity
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @09:48AM Machine Learning Could Solve Economists' Math Problem
Saturday August 29, 2015 @02:09AM John Conway: All Play and No Work For a Genius
Thursday August 27, 2015 @08:30AM Scientific Papers With Shorter Titles Get More Citations
Saturday June 27, 2015 @11:26AM Are We Too Quick To Act On Social Media Outrage?
Thursday May 28, 2015 @08:55AM A Ph.D Thesis Defense Delayed By Injustice 77 Years
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @10:01AM Harvard Hit With Racial Bias Complaint
Sunday May 03, 2015 @10:06PM VA Tech Student Arrested For Posting Perceived Threat Via Yik Yak
Friday May 01, 2015 @06:04PM Scientists Have Paper On Gender Bias Rejected Because They're Both Women
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @12:08PM University Overrules Professor Who Failed Entire Management Class
Friday April 17, 2015 @08:47PM Columbia University Doctors Ask For Dr. Mehmet Oz's Dismissal
Thursday April 16, 2015 @08:39AM Can Online Reporting System Help Prevent Sexual Assaults On Campus?
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @11:49AM Cornell Study: For STEM Tenure Track, Women Twice As Likely To Be Hired As Men
Monday March 09, 2015 @03:42PM YouTube Video of Racist Chant Results In Fraternity Closure
Saturday February 21, 2015 @09:39PM How One Climate-Change Skeptic Has Profited From Corporate Interests
Saturday February 07, 2015 @10:25AM Canadian Climate Scientist Wins Defamation Suit Against National Post
Thursday December 11, 2014 @02:13PM MIT Removes Online Physics Lectures and Courses By Walter Lewin
Thursday December 11, 2014 @12:16PM Study of Massive Preprint Archive Hints At the Geography of Plagiarism
Tuesday December 02, 2014 @09:39AM Nature Makes All Articles Free To View
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @10:06AM Profanity-Laced Academic Paper Exposes Scam Journal
Thursday November 13, 2014 @01:58PM What Happens When Nobody Proofreads an Academic Paper
Thursday November 13, 2014 @11:25AM Duke: No Mercy For CS 201 Cheaters Who Don't Turn Selves In By Wednesday
Thursday October 30, 2014 @09:14AM The Most Highly Cited Scientific Papers of All Time
Tuesday October 28, 2014 @08:11AM "Dance Your Ph.D." Finalists Announced
Tuesday September 23, 2014 @12:53PM Ask Slashdot: Finding a Job After Completing Computer Science Ph.D?
Tuesday September 23, 2014 @08:28AM Anonymous Peer-review Comments May Spark Legal Battle
Friday September 19, 2014 @05:44PM Science Has a Sexual Assault Problem
Thursday September 11, 2014 @02:55PM Researcher Fired At NSF After Government Questions Her Role As 1980s Activist
Thursday July 10, 2014 @10:44AM Prof. Andy Tanenbaum Retires From Vrije University
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @08:26AM How Often Do Economists Commit Misconduct?
Friday June 06, 2014 @07:49PM Fixing the Humanities Ph.D.
Sunday May 25, 2014 @01:33PM Ph.Ds From MIT, Berkeley, and a Few Others Dominate Top School's CS Faculties
Tuesday April 29, 2014 @12:19PM MIT Bitcoin Project To Create Cryptocurrency Ecosystem, Give $100 Per Student
Sunday April 20, 2014 @10:31AM Minerva CEO Details His High-Tech Plan To Disrupt Universities
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @12:59PM New Stanford Institute To Target Bad Science
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @04:00PM Ask Slashdot: College Club Fundraising On the Fly?
Thursday February 20, 2014 @09:19AM Fake Pub Studies Drinking Habits
Saturday February 15, 2014 @12:24AM Ask Slashdot: E-ink Reader For Academic Papers?
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @09:17AM How Blogs Are Changing the Scientific Discourse
Sunday January 26, 2014 @06:15PM Michael Mann Defamation Suit Against National Review Writer to Proceed
Saturday December 28, 2013 @11:21PM Iowa State AIDS Researcher Admits To Falsifying Findings
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @09:05AM Physicist Peter Higgs: No University Would Employ Me Today
Friday December 06, 2013 @07:13PM Elsevier Going After Authors Sharing Their Own Papers
Sunday November 17, 2013 @03:48PM How MOOC Faculty Exploit People's Desire To Learn
Wednesday November 13, 2013 @01:56AM Weak Statistical Standards Implicated In Scientific Irreproducibility
Tuesday November 12, 2013 @01:02PM Chicago State University Lawyers Attack Faculty Bloggers
Friday November 08, 2013 @08:30PM "Dance Your PhD" Finalists Announced
Monday November 04, 2013 @10:34AM Hoax-Proofing the Open Access Journals
Sunday October 20, 2013 @08:37AM Debunking the Lorentz System As a Framework For Human Emotions
Friday October 11, 2013 @06:20PM Nobel Winners Illustrate Israel's "Brain Drain"
Thursday October 03, 2013 @04:44PM Science Magazine "Sting Operation" Catches Predatory Journals In the Act
Tuesday September 24, 2013 @08:18AM Romanian Science Journal Punked By Serbian Academics
Friday August 30, 2013 @06:25PM Romanian Science In Freefall
Saturday July 27, 2013 @05:53PM Fidus Writer: Open Source Collaborative Editor For Non-Geek Academics
Saturday July 27, 2013 @04:01PM US Academy President Caught Embellishing Resume, Will Resign
Thursday July 11, 2013 @05:38PM Math and Science Popular With Students Until They Realize They're Hard
Wednesday July 03, 2013 @06:25PM Boston U. Patent Lawsuits Hit Apple, Amazon, Samsung, and Others
Saturday June 08, 2013 @06:04PM MIT President Tells Grads To 'Hack the World'
Monday May 13, 2013 @10:01AM Why Is Science Behind a Paywall?
Thursday May 09, 2013 @11:09AM New 'Academic Redshirt' For Engineering Undergrads at UW
Friday April 05, 2013 @07:14PM Getting a Literature Ph.D. Will Make You Into a Horrible Person
Sunday March 10, 2013 @03:36PM Harvard Secretly Searched Deans' Email
Friday March 08, 2013 @10:13PM Singaporean University Snubs Lauded (But Anti-Censorship) Professor
Friday March 08, 2013 @09:16PM US CompSci Enrollment Leaps For 5th Straight Year
Thursday January 31, 2013 @11:47AM Ask Slashdot: Name Conflicts In Automatically Generated Email Addresses?
Thursday January 24, 2013 @10:40AM CTO Says Al-Khabaz Expulsion Shows CS Departments Stuck In "Pre-Internet Era"
Friday January 18, 2013 @07:11PM Facebook Banter More Memorable Than Lines From Recent Books
Thursday January 03, 2013 @05:58PM Best Tech Colleges Are Harder Than Ever To Get In
Thursday January 03, 2013 @01:56PM AI Systems Designing Games
Sunday December 30, 2012 @08:39PM NewsCorp/NDS Spy Network Had a Source At Cambridge
Saturday December 15, 2012 @04:15PM UK Students Protest Biometric Scanner Move
Saturday December 15, 2012 @01:56PM University of Chicago Receives Mystery Indiana Jones Package
Thursday December 13, 2012 @02:45PM Hacked Review System Leads To Fake Reviews and Retraction of Scientific Papers
Friday September 28, 2012 @08:46PM Sexism In Science
Tuesday September 18, 2012 @09:39AM Judge Preserves Privacy of Climate Scientist's Emails
Monday September 17, 2012 @02:06PM Study Attempts To Predict Scientists' Career Success
Monday September 10, 2012 @01:15PM The Problems With Online Math Classes
Friday July 06, 2012 @05:54PM University Sues Student For Graduating Early
Friday July 06, 2012 @12:15PM Dreaming of Digital Glory At Hacker Hostels
Tuesday July 03, 2012 @09:34AM A New Record For Scientific Retractions?
Thursday June 14, 2012 @08:14AM Journal Offers Flat Fee For 'All You Can Publish'
Sunday April 22, 2012 @07:26PM University of Florida Eliminates Computer Science Department
Tuesday March 27, 2012 @12:40PM Dysfunction In Modern Science?
Friday March 16, 2012 @06:35PM Psychic Ability Claim Doesn't Hold Up In New Scientific Experiments
Thursday February 23, 2012 @09:41AM Academics Not Productive Enough? Sack 'em
Thursday February 02, 2012 @10:27AM Estonian Tech University Bans Notebooks and Smartphones
Monday January 30, 2012 @01:42PM Ian Bogost Replies: Deep Thoughts On Gaming
Tuesday January 03, 2012 @01:53PM When Getting Rid of College Lectures Makes Sense
Tuesday December 06, 2011 @12:44PM Research Data: Share Early, Share Often
Sunday December 04, 2011 @03:50PM Email Offline At the Home of Sendmail
Wednesday November 16, 2011 @04:24PM Ask Slashdot: Statistical Analysis Packages For Libraries?
Tuesday October 04, 2011 @10:46AM For Academic Publishing, Princeton Goes Open Access By Default
Thursday September 29, 2011 @08:34AM Science and Religion Can and Do Mix, Mostly
Tuesday September 27, 2011 @10:00AM Ask Slashdot: Successful Software From Academia?
Monday August 08, 2011 @08:26PM Law School Amplifies Critics Through SLAPP Suit
Thursday July 14, 2011 @01:58PM NSF Funds Mind-machine Interface Center
Sunday June 26, 2011 @05:04PM Black Market Database Access To Scholarly Journals
Monday June 20, 2011 @06:24PM Aussie Climate Scientists Receiving Death Threats
Wednesday May 18, 2011 @10:48PM Academic Publishers Ask The Impossible In GSU Copyright Suit
Saturday May 14, 2011 @04:29PM Western Washington Univ. Considers Cutting Computer Science
Saturday April 30, 2011 @10:45PM Forging a Head: The Upside of Scientific Hoaxes
Tuesday April 26, 2011 @05:57PM Semengate Strikes the American College of Surgeons
Tuesday April 12, 2011 @04:35PM Bringing Open Source To Biomedicine
Tuesday April 12, 2011 @01:27PM Internet2 Turns 15. Has It Delivered?
Sunday April 10, 2011 @09:20PM Could You Pass Harvard's Entrance Exam From 1869?
Sunday April 10, 2011 @10:21AM Free Software Helps Disabled Use Mouse
Wednesday April 06, 2011 @12:10AM Which Grad Students Are the Most Miserable?
Thursday March 31, 2011 @02:56PM Wikipedia Wants More Contributions From Academics
Friday March 25, 2011 @08:16PM CMU Eliminates Object Oriented Programming For Freshman
Sunday March 20, 2011 @12:49PM Citation Map Shows Top Science Cities
Saturday March 12, 2011 @02:26PM CS Profs Debate Role of Math In CS Education
Monday December 27, 2010 @01:23PM UK Banks Attempt To Censor Academic Publication
Friday December 17, 2010 @05:08AM String Theory Tested, Fails Black Hole Predictions
Monday November 29, 2010 @01:59PM University of Maryland Starts Competitive Eating Team
Thursday November 18, 2010 @02:55PM 200 Students Admit Cheating After Professor's Online Rant
Tuesday November 16, 2010 @06:32PM Professor Has Camera Surgically Implanted In the Back of His Head
Saturday November 13, 2010 @07:44PM Tide of International Science Moving Against US, EU
Tuesday November 09, 2010 @05:11PM Introducing Students To the World of Open Source
Friday November 05, 2010 @06:25PM College Application Inflation — Marketing Meets Admissions
Thursday November 04, 2010 @07:55PM Zeus Attackers Turned the Tables On Researchers
Wednesday October 27, 2010 @03:05PM Software Finds Plagiarism In Research
Tuesday October 26, 2010 @02:47AM Colleges May Start Forcing Switch To eTextbooks
Saturday October 23, 2010 @12:48PM Hard-to-Read Fonts Improve Learning
Thursday October 21, 2010 @03:31PM Google Testing High-Speed Fiber Network At Stanford Res Halls
Tuesday October 19, 2010 @03:32PM What If We Ran Universities Like Wikipedia?
Saturday September 25, 2010 @10:27PM You Are Not Mark Zuckerberg, So Stay In School
Wednesday September 22, 2010 @12:41AM Australian Schools Go iPad-Crazy
Thursday September 16, 2010 @12:30AM Public Clearinghouse Proposed For Evoting Failures
Thursday September 16, 2010 @12:29AM Study Shows Testosterone is Bad For High-Stakes Decisions
Friday September 10, 2010 @11:49PM University Offers Class In Zombie Studies
Thursday September 02, 2010 @10:23PM Harvard Ditching Final Exams?
Saturday August 28, 2010 @09:19AM Duke Research Experiment Disrupts Internet Traffic
Monday August 23, 2010 @08:57PM Los Angeles Unveils $578 Million Public School
Tuesday August 17, 2010 @12:30AM Microsoft's Adaptive Touchscreen Keyboard
Thursday July 08, 2010 @01:37PM Stanford, U.C. Berkeley Offer Students Genetic Testing
Tuesday July 06, 2010 @08:03AM Finding a Research Mentor?
Friday July 02, 2010 @04:35PM Grigory Perelman Turns Down $1M Millennium Prize
Thursday July 01, 2010 @01:26PM Plagiarism Inc.
Thursday June 24, 2010 @05:28PM Best Way To Publish an "Indie" Research Paper?
Thursday June 17, 2010 @01:55PM DePaul University To Offer Degree In Predictive Analysis
Tuesday June 15, 2010 @01:25PM E-Reserves Under Fire From Publishers
Thursday June 10, 2010 @12:12AM Univ. of California Faculty May Boycott Nature Publisher
Friday June 04, 2010 @08:56PM What Does Your Ph.D. Look Like In Dance Form?
Wednesday May 19, 2010 @01:05PM UC Berkeley Asking Incoming Students For DNA
Saturday May 15, 2010 @11:45AM Avatars Used For Australian Online Sex Appeal Study
Tuesday May 04, 2010 @10:40PM "Lost" and the Emergence of Hypertext Storytelling
Thursday April 29, 2010 @02:02PM Students Flock To GMU For a Degree In Video Game Design
Wednesday April 28, 2010 @02:51PM US Students Suffering From Internet Addiction
Wednesday April 21, 2010 @05:56PM UK University Researchers Must Make Data Available
Wednesday April 21, 2010 @02:15AM Why Computer Science Students Cheat
Wednesday April 21, 2010 @01:39AM China's Research Ambitions Hurt By Faked Results
Wednesday March 31, 2010 @04:29PM Yale Delays Move To Gmail
Friday March 12, 2010 @08:07PM University of Wyoming Studies Video Games
Friday February 12, 2010 @01:14AM How Easy Is It To Cheat In CS?