Questions tagged [interpersonal-issues]

Questions concerning relationships and dealing with problems between people.

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Laboratory second-in-command aggressive towards me

I am a Ph.D. student on a student residence permit in Germany, currently in the middle of my second year (out of three, but the project may be extended). There's a woman in the laboratory who ...
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Professor submitted my letter of recommendation after I removed him

I had sent a reminder to the professor for submitting my letter of recommendation about two days before the deadline, but he didn't reply to me. He was highly unresponsive after initially agreeing. As ...
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How to deal with an absentee Ph.D. advisor and selfish fellow Ph.D. student

I am a Ph.D. student in North America, I am three years into a four-year program. The relevant people in this story are my advisor (A), the other Ph.D. student in my group (B). A is a very well ...
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How to handle unresponsive ex-supervisor on the submission of an article?

During my master's, I had done a project which yielded some interesting results that I and my supervisor started to write up. I moved to a different university (and country) for my PhD and kept ...
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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 ...