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TimRias
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211 votes

How bad will refusing to defend PhD look on industry-job applications?

201 votes

Is it ethical to make an anonymous referee realize we know who he is?

56 votes
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Supervisor advised me to quit late in my PhD

53 votes

Should I tell the editor I'm declining a review invitation because the authors are hostile about feedback?

48 votes
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Is there a bias against mentioning your name on presentation slides?

46 votes

Is "because it's fun" an acceptable justification for choosing a certain research path (when communicating to peers/colleagues)?

45 votes
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Is it true that almost everyone who starts a PhD and sticks around long enough can get one?

36 votes
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Should I really acknowledge funding from an unrelated project?

31 votes

PhD advisor switching schools wants me to go with him

30 votes

Why don't PhD students work in pairs?

30 votes
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Low quality postdoc application and deadline extension

30 votes

I received a referee report that was not properly redacted

29 votes
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How important is my Master's degree after obtaining a PhD?

28 votes

PhD Length: are shorter PhD degrees (from different countries) valued differently in other counter countries where PhD Is a longer process?

26 votes

Professor refuses to write a recommendation letter to students who haven't written a research paper with him

24 votes
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Should a fellowship application justify why the fellowship would be more advantageous than a permanent position?

23 votes
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How well should one understand a PhD's topic when applying for a PhD?

21 votes

Explaining why an approach is undesirable in a paper

21 votes

During copyediting, journal disagrees about spelling of paper's main topic

20 votes
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What is the name of the text that might exist after the chapter heading and before the first section?

20 votes
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Is it wise to try to remove myself from predator mailinglists?

19 votes

Are new experimental verifications of well-understood theories publishable?

18 votes

What should I do about students' grammar mistakes?

18 votes

What are the ethics of reviewing a paper, spotting issues, not raising them in the review, and then trying to publish a paper on the issues?

18 votes

Unfair penalization of Bachelors thesis resulting in a "downgrade" of my degree

15 votes

Postdoc Fellowships Collision

15 votes

Is it appropriate to cold call a prospective postdoc PI?

14 votes
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How can I be up-to-date on recent papers, practically?

13 votes

Why do some journals want to send the manuscript to arXiv before submission?

13 votes

Shall I write a rebuttal letter or just transfer my manuscript? How shall I write the letter?