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I have contacted a supervisor (call him Dr Thomas Riddle) to chat about an advertised PhD project, writing
Dear Dr Riddle,
to which he replied with
and he signed off with
In my reply, should I stick with
Dear Dr Riddle
or is it ok (or better?) to write
asked Nov 19, 2021 at 14:21
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I think there's no wrong choice.
! would reply starting with Dr. Riddle (without the dear) and sign as Luis.
In the next round (if there is one) or if you become his student, then move to Tom, which is what he probably expects at that point.
answered Nov 19, 2021 at 14:29
Ethan BolkerEthan Bolker
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