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Differencea in working at academia and corporate technical jobs

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Is it ethical for lecturers to give marks based on another criteria other than the one they prescribed?

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Software for creating hand-written slides that are revealed gradually

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Citing programming packages [duplicate]

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The understandability bias [closed]

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Would it violate copyright to retype a classic mathematics book from the 1960s using modern notation and uploading it online?

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Early-stage recruitment as assistant professor in future at Caltech [closed]

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Is it normal for a journal to offer to transfer a rejected manuscript to another (more expensive) journal?

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how to assess student experiences from research opportunities?

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Time commitment to review very long article

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For inclusiveness sake, what is the consensus about which usage of "blind" should be changed?

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Methodology structure for undergraduate thesis

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Should an anonymous submission include acknowledgments to people who helped with the research work but denied to be co-authors?

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Which alternative names can one use to refer to a "blind experiment"?

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Can I offer my students a cash reward? [closed]

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# as abbreviation of "Number of"/"Count of"

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Is it plagiarism if someone attends your talk and then writes a paper about your ideas?

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What should I call my mathematics thesis's 1st chapter that covers background concepts?

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Is there a standard process to create an open source dataset?

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Can A Lazy Person Complete a Statistics PhD? (and other questions) [closed]

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Should I put some useful information for phd students on my academic website?

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Is the journal's country important when choosing a journal for your article?

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Are in-text citations required in a design report?

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Should bullet points be used on research posters

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As an advisor to a Master's student [closed]

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What is the meaning when the editor says a paper is "provocative"?

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Should recommendation letters mention a candidate's weaknesses?

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I'm the 1st author of a paper in a top conference in my field, and even then my PhD application got rejected from 5 out of 6 programs, is this normal?

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How can I finish my PhD in the next year when I don't have any interesting results yet?

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Impossible to survive academically without being corrupt? [closed]

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Composition of academic faculty over time: Fixed-term/freelancer vs regular/tenured

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How to retract emails requesting LORs?

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Is it normal for a reviewer to comment about suitability for publication after addressing their comments?

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What does preliminary degree overview mean?

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As an evaluator in mathematics, how should I grade responses that answer the question asked, but in less detail than desired?


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