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It seems that the offer provides several advantages over your current position. Thus, it is a good idea to move. Just make sure to explain clearly to your supervisor why you are leaving so that s/he could understand your decision. Try to stay in good terms. Also, if you can tell your supervisor a little bit in advance that you will leave and if you can ...


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Honestly, if I were in your shoes, I would just be upfront about it with my advisor. It seems very clear from the text that moving to the other country would benefit you immensely and I believe that your advisor would both see and appreciate that. I have a question for you however - how come you got another PhD offer while you were on the verge of finishing ...


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The comment of astronat is good. Most people would support you. But there is more. If you are happier, then you will probably do better work. Being in something that you aren't happy with is not good place to be. If there is any sort of retaliation it would be, I think, short lived and can be overcome. Other than lying, the person has no real way to say you ...


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Given that the 20 or so days covers holiday periods there might be a simple answer. The professor might be traveling. Might even be sick, given the pandemic. You can follow up if you like, but keep it polite. If you have access to the department email address, you could ask them if there is a reason that they might not be replying. Don't jump to conclusions, ...


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I think that asking won’t hurt. But that said, just because two PIs are jointly advising a student on a degree does not entitle one to be privy to all exchanges with the other. Or put another way: just because you have two advisors doesn’t mean you lose all rights of privacy when communicating with either one of them. Of course sometimes information concerns ...


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Actually, you should ask them directly. Different people will have different preferences. Alternatively you could start out copying both and then stop if either of them suggests it. But, it is probably best to keep them equally informed about your progress and current activities. Questions that are more in the purview of one of them than the other might be ...


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Let me suggest two things. First is that you ignore the rudeness and take what is in the reviews you got to improve the paper as best you can. In other words, standard practice. But, when you resubmit, let the editor know that you have conflicts, beyond the paper, with individual A (by name) and that you don't believe they can give you a fair reading. Ask ...


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Give it a rest. If you mailed him yesterday, you don't need to mail-bomb him again today. Wait for him to respond, perhaps after Christmas.


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