Questions tagged [community]

On the community comprising users of Academia.SE, its demographics, etc.

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Academia Community Polls

Welcome to the academia.SE Community Poll thread! (shamelessly stolen from TeX.SX) This thread is used for opinion and usage polls around Academia and academia.SE. The poll questions are added as "...
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Is the seemingly high prevalence of clinical depression cases in A.SE askers normal?

I recently ran a simple Google search for instances of the word 'depression' on this site, and was shocked to see how frequent they were. Does anyone else finds it surprising? Is it just an artifact, ...
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How do we attract people from all research areas?

I have noticed a lot of computer scientists, physics, and a few more subjects but I think there is a lack of people from a lot of other major fields, for example Biology. How do we attract people to ...
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Do the answers and opinions on Academia Stack Exchange reflect the opinion of whole academic community?

I'm wondering what is the similarity percentage of answers and opinions, which are given on Academia Stack Exchange to users, to the opinion of academic community as a bigger entity? In other words, ...