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Can I suggest that my professor use slides instead of writing everything on the board?

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I feel like I didn't deserve to pass an exam [duplicate]

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What are the ethics of creating educational content as an advanced undergraduate?

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Do universities look at the metadata of the recommendation letters?

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Is it common for the head of a department to be able to reduce a tenured professor's salary to 0?

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Travel reimbursement for grant: The lab doesn't want to provide bank account details

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Correcting mistakes in PhD thesis that examiners missed

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Got accepted to top-choice PhD program. Drop other interviews?

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Is doing a postdoc at the same university career suicide: A two-body problem

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Potential Red Flag (on my side) in PhD Interview

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How can I report an author for using an unethical way of increasing citation in his work?

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Is it alright to cold email a Professor for research opportunities?

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Academic Name Decision

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What motivates requiring a diversity statement from minority applicants?

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Should I give up on academia after failing my qualifying exams?

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If I saw a sentence, kept the words in a certain order to make it more succinct, is it plagiarism?

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How to get my motivation levels back up when I'm approaching burnout?

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Presenting non-significant results at a conference?

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Reusing assignments for multiple courses

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How much implementation detail to include in PhD thesis

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Having a really short time to accept a PhD offer

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Typo in birthdate in PhD application

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Can I approach a new professor from another University?

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the best start time of applying for postdoc position?

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Are my expectations unprofessional about my graduate advisor?

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Is describing a different method in the same format as a published paper considered plagiarism?

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What to do when your entire draft paper has been plagiarized into a foreign language?

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I have a PhD from Russia, is it realistic to find a postdoc/job in a field unrelated to my degree in the US? Should I do another MA or PhD?

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How to cite the author of an image if you're using numbers for citation?

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What "non-research" items belong on an academic CV (postdoc)?

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How to get funded to attend an international conference?

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Research papers/articles comprehension

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Would acceptance letters from conferences be good in my CV?

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Personal statements in my motivation letter?

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Prospective supervisor not responding email before an important deadline [duplicate]

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As a new grad student, should I share my self-doubt and fear of failure with my professors? [closed]

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Do you know any system in which a PhD Student can apply for their own reserch grant? [closed]

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What about I published a mislabelled figure in a paper?

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Is this a form of plagiarism? [closed]

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What should i do if the school made a mistake on my grade? Failed but when i checked i really passed [closed]

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1 answer
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Stuck in a pattern of studying hard for exam but not getting the desired grade

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send a language document after phd interview?

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Can I cite a report that says it "should not be used or relied upon by anyone else"?

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Someone copied and submitted my code as theirs, what should I do? [duplicate]

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Is it normal for a PhD thesis' methods chapter to show a high similarity index on iThenticate?

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Final Year PhD. Highly insecure and demotivated because of lost time due to surviving TRAUMA. Advice Needed [closed]

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Postdoc v industry future [closed]


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