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26 votes

Why would a post-graduate interviewer care about my knowledge regarding their school?

15 votes

What do students mean by "makes the course harder than it needs to be"?

14 votes

Is it cheating if I get paid to write simulation code for a grad student's thesis?

13 votes

May I email a former lecturer?

12 votes

How can I recover the lost time in my career?

11 votes

I may have to write a bad recommendation for an underperforming student researcher in the Fall. How to avoid this without being exploitative?

10 votes

Humor in a personal statement

10 votes

In general, do students like or dislike classes that are taught jointly?

9 votes

Would you publish a deeply personal essay about mental illness during PhD?

8 votes

Is it OK to ask the conference chair to waive the registration fee?

8 votes

I’m being asked to research maths for my Python module. Is this right?

7 votes
Accepted

Need help with students who've turned my class into a dating service

6 votes

Should I cite non-peer reviewed work that helped in my research in a peer-reviewed publication?

6 votes

Is it ethically justifiable to conceal a fatal conceptual flaw in a thesis to avoid an unaffordable 2-year setback if the flaw is the advisor's fault?

6 votes

Weak student asking for reference for PhD place -UK

6 votes

How should I ask my new chair not to hire someone?

6 votes

How can I deal with students that are too sensitive when they are wrong? Particularly when they answer simple questions incorrectly during class?

6 votes

How do you hide your past online identity when you enter Academia?

6 votes

Is being a poor writer a serious impediment as a researcher?

6 votes

Famous professor refuses to cite my paper that was published before him in the same area

5 votes

How to respond to a professor asking for investment in their business?

5 votes

Retaking an exam to improve a low, but passing grade. Why do universities not allow this?

5 votes

How to deal with failing ideas?

5 votes

Is it bad for professors/supervisors to have their PhD students drop out?

5 votes

My interview went well but at the end the interviewer said "All the best for your future endeavours". What does it mean?

5 votes

Is it acceptable to hide your affiliation in research paper?

5 votes

How can I finish my PhD in the next year when I don't have any interesting results yet?

5 votes

How to deal with a professor in the department undermining my field of research to colleagues and other professors?

5 votes
Accepted

What should I do if I have some evidence pointing out that the results presented in a conference paper might be fake?

4 votes

How should I investigate and respond to a potentially false claim of a publication in the CV of an applicant?

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