r/AskAcademia

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This subreddit is for discussing academic life, and for asking questions directed towards people involved in academia, (both science and humanities).
https://reddit.com/r/AskAcademia/
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r/GradSchool
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Discussion forum for current, past, and future students of any discipline completing post-graduate studies - taught or research.
https://reddit.com/r/GradSchool/
This subreddit is for anyone who is going through the process of getting into graduate school, and for those who've been there and have advice to give.
https://reddit.com/r/gradadmissions/
r/Professors
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This sub is by professors, for professors
https://reddit.com/r/Professors/
r/labrats
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Got lab stories? Experiments gone wrong? PIs gone AWOL? Need help with your experiments? Share your stories!
https://reddit.com/r/labrats/
r/academia
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An online community for sharing academic works and discussion of issues and events relating to academia and the related political, economical, and social structures.
https://reddit.com/r/academia/
The portal for public history
https://reddit.com/r/AskHistorians/
For questions and answers grounded in Social Science.
https://reddit.com/r/AskSocialScience/
r/askscience
18m  subs
Ask a science question, get a science answer.
https://reddit.com/r/askscience/
r/statistics
84k  subs
This is a subreddit for discussion on all things dealing with statistical theory, software, and application. We welcome all researchers, students, professionals, and enthusiasts looking to be a part of an online statistics community.
https://reddit.com/r/statistics/
r/askphilosophy
112k  subs
/r/askphilosophy aims to provide serious, well-researched answers to philosophical questions.
https://reddit.com/r/askphilosophy/
r/Physics
887k  subs
The aim of /r/Physics is to build a subreddit frequented by physicists, scientists, and those with a passion for physics. Papers from physics journals (free or otherwise) are encouraged. Posts should be pertinent, meme-free, and generate a discussion about physics. Please report trolls and intentionally misleading comments.
https://reddit.com/r/Physics/
r/college
221k  subs
The subreddit for real discussion related to college.
https://reddit.com/r/college/
r/chemistry
715k  subs
A community for chemists and those who love chemistry
https://reddit.com/r/chemistry/
r/linguistics
169k  subs
**lin⋅guis⋅tics**: the scientific study of human *language* * what form does it take? * how is meaning constructed? * how is it structured? * how is it produced?
https://reddit.com/r/linguistics/
r/TrueReddit
445k  subs
A subreddit for really great, insightful articles and discussion. Please follow reddiquette, and READ THE ARTICLE before voting or discussing. Downvotes should only be used if something doesn’t contribute to intelligent discussion, not just because you disagree. Please use the report button if you see something that doesn’t belong.
https://reddit.com/r/TrueReddit/
Here you can ask any question you have about being a scientist, what's new in a field, what's going to happen in a field, or are curious about how we got to this point.
https://reddit.com/r/AskScienceDiscussion/
r/xxfitness
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For women and gender non-binary redditors who are fit, want to be fit, like reading about fitness to put off getting fit. Feel free to discuss your own personal experience related to fitness, exercise, dieting, gaining weight, body image, and health.
https://reddit.com/r/xxfitness/
r/learnmath
135k  subs
Post all of your math-learning resources here. Questions, no matter how basic, will be answered (to the best ability of the online subscribers).
https://reddit.com/r/learnmath/
Articles and discussion related to higher education.
https://reddit.com/r/highereducation/
"Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood." Marie Curie A subreddit for women who work in, about or around science (or would like to). Field-related questions, scientific discussion, gender politics (in all directions), one's research/thesis/mentor/inability to publish/being scooped/ etc
https://reddit.com/r/LadiesofScience/
r/psychology
520k  subs
A Reddit community for sharing and discussing science-based psychological material.
https://reddit.com/r/psychology/
r/Frugal
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Frugality is the mental approach we each take when considering our resource allocations. It includes time, money, convenience, and many other factors.
https://reddit.com/r/Frugal/