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    The research problem I am working for the past several years is Noether's problem in

    The research problem I am working for the past several years is Noether's problem in Galois theory.
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    Is the tense in the relative clause correct?

    I need native speakers' help.

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    Re: The research problem I am working for the past several years is Noether's problem

    No. It should be:

    The research problem I have been working on for the past several years ...

    I don't like 'for the past several years'. I would say 'for several years' or 'for the past five years'.

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