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Steve Jessop
  • Member for 10 years, 4 months
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  • Oxford, United Kingdom
56 votes

Female students coming to office hours in overly revealing clothing

31 votes
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How to deal with left over work from a Post Doc

24 votes

What to do if an audience member refuses to let you answer their question?

22 votes

How to deal with people judging your 'overproductiveness'?

22 votes

How to react professionally when you receive a complaint from a student

20 votes

Could not get along with any advisor, is it ego?

18 votes

Can you get a PhD based on work or life experience?

14 votes

What makes a MSc in Computer Science difficult for someone who has no specific background but 10 years of experience as a programmer?

12 votes

Has anyone, based on great performance, ever been awarded a higher degree than the one they enrolled for?

11 votes

Can students finish much of their PhD thesis before applying to a PhD program?

10 votes

Should I point out typos on students' important forms that I am signing?

5 votes
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Can I serve as a reference for someone applying to fill my position?

5 votes

Why do academics frequently write very short email replies?

4 votes

Handling plagiarism as a TA

4 votes

How to handle a colleague who hasn't pulled their weight

4 votes

How can I avoid inadvertently offending my female peers and getting into trouble for it?

3 votes

Are TED presentations academically credible?

3 votes

How to react to a student who provides very critical comments about your teaching in a student evaluation survey?

2 votes

When transferring credits do I need permission from the "leaving" university?

2 votes

What to do if a university is pushing for a response before making a formal offer for a tenure-track position?

2 votes

"But in the other course this was different!" - How to react on this if the other professor did not follow the rules?

2 votes

Is it more ethical to hire a tutor to prepare or to cheat on a test?

1 vote

Should I answer students' questions immediately or teach them to ask better questions?

1 vote

Insulting email from another graduate student

1 vote

What are the legal and ethical implications of "padding" pay with extra hours to compensate for unpaid work?

0 votes

Did I lie to my friends about how long I have been studying?