Popular

  • How many papers are graduate students expected to publish?
  • General considerations Within the Australian university system, generally, there are no strict rules regarding the number of published papers graduate students ought to have. However, a strong publication record is an integral component of securing future academic positions, so the general rule of thumb is more papers, the better your chances of future employment. Often, government funding bodies and chief investigators of research labs will favour candidates with more first authored papers than co-authored ones, as first authored papers show more...
  • “On the other hand” vs. “Besides”
  • Difficulty: Easy Many Uni-edit customers are from Chinese & Japanese language backgrounds. Our customers sometimes translate the characters “一方” or “一方面” into English as “on the other hand” and “besides” synonymously. However, these words have quite different meanings in English. On the other hand “On the other hand” is used to present factors that are opposed, or that support opposing opinions. It suggests the author is deliberating, or in the process of making a decision. "On one hand ... On the other hand..." is a commonly used and natural...