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154 votes

Why do major international universities still have courses in languages other than English?

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My professor is rigging data and plagiarizing. What can I do?

106 votes

Why do people do postdoc(s) when they can already do research as a professor?

74 votes

Is it acceptable for a professor to ask post-doc student to babysit for free?

50 votes

Can I get a refund if I bought an article that contains a major flaw?

50 votes
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Why don't high-ranking journals go solo?

49 votes
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Why call it a "major" revision if the suggested changes are seemingly minor?

48 votes

Should I cite a really bad research paper published in my small research area?

48 votes

How to react when professor wrongly corrects you in public?

47 votes
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Is the conference "ICCTCEEC" a scam?

43 votes
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Should I be credited for my programming contribution to a dissertation?

39 votes

Is there a consensus in philosophy and other humanities that PhD dissertations have to be at least 200 pages long?

38 votes

How to refer to a source with typos in the title?

37 votes
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Referee did not fully understand accepted paper

36 votes

Is offering to use personal funds for research a good idea?

36 votes
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Who is earning money when users buy access to a research article?

33 votes
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Can PhD students patent their work

32 votes
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Why do companies fund academic research?

32 votes
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Recently published paper does not cite my very relevant work

31 votes

Dry erase boards: glass vs. white board

31 votes

Is there any general consensus that either Elsevier or Springer is viewed as more prestigious for publishing in engineering?

31 votes

Have applied to, and been rejected from, a number of PhD positions; are they really so difficult to get?

30 votes

Why are professors' websites so ugly?

29 votes
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Do refreshments attract audience to seminars?

29 votes
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Why mention town and country of equipment manufacturer?

28 votes

How to remove citations from Google Scholar profile?

28 votes

What should I do when images in a publication appear to have been faked?

28 votes

What action is appropriate when co-authors admit that the first author committed plagiarism?

27 votes

Grant fraud, should I bust my PhD advisor?

27 votes
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I found a published paper that looks dodgy. What to do?

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