Questions tagged [interpersonal-issues]

Questions concerning relationships and dealing with problems between people.

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How can I tactfully decline my supervisor's suggestion and set boundaries?

New here. So I just started my postdoc about a month ago (great time to start a postdoc during a pandemic I know). Learning the ropes and trying to kinda set my own path in the lab has been ...
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Is it normal for labs to “shun” or ostracize master's degree students?

The title pretty much explains the question. Let me elaborate a bit more. I'm a MS student who just finished his second semester. The lab that I'm in is fairly large (around 30 people) and there are a ...
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How to handle one doctoral supervisor being unhappy over a doctoral student's preference for the other supervisor?

For my doctoral programme, I have 2 supervisors: 1 academic (i.e. a professor) and the other an industrial. Over the past few years I've found that my industrial supervisor isn't really able to ...
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To what extent do doctoral advisors “pick” their grad students?

I am just starting a graduate program in physics. I have read a few posts describing what a PhD student should think about when looking for an advisor, but I have a question regarding the advisor's ...