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Houska
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  • Ottawa, ON, Canada
168 votes
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How to react to some students who book an appointment and do not show up?

48 votes
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Can professors generally keep books paid for with university funds?

44 votes

What do professors do if they receive a complaint about incompetence of a teaching assistant?

37 votes
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Asking a former supervisor if they killed my postdoc application

34 votes

Removing a co-author when re-submitting a manuscript

33 votes

Decision to peer-review a paper by author who does not believe in acknowledging reviewers

30 votes

Declining a paper review after accepting it and seeing the manuscript

27 votes

Is there a point to setting assignment deadlines and late penalties besides practicality?

26 votes

Is the '°' wrong in a degree centigrade mark?

20 votes

On tenure track and department chair wants me to consider leaving

17 votes

Consequences of submitting a job application close to the deadline

17 votes

Is it common for a mathematics Master's student to have no publications?

14 votes

What should I do if the author didn't do what I asked them to do when I reviewed their paper?

14 votes

Is it a bad idea to ask my erstwhile PI to say in a recommendation letter he "forgot" to acknowledge me in a prior work?

13 votes
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What to expect when pursuing a second doctorate in an unrelated field

13 votes

Academic freedom to select textbooks and use multiple-choice tests on occasion in my courses?

12 votes

PhD manuscript with grammatical errors and informal phrases

11 votes

How is literature that contains racially charged language treated in the context of academic discourse, and what is the etiquette for using it?

11 votes

Is it normal for a PhD supervisor having no PhD students staying in academia after their graduation?

11 votes

What is the hardest part of transitioning from a PhD to a full-time career in academia?

8 votes

Is the rise of pre-prints lowering the quality and credibility of researcher and increasing the pressure to publish?

8 votes

As a post-doc applicant, should I address a professor by their first name in email after they addressed me that way?

8 votes
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How to put a position you could not attend due to visa problems in CV?

8 votes

Can we upload an unfinished paper of theoretical nature to arXiv where the theory has been established, but illustrations are still to be added?

7 votes
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For a PhD pursuing a career in academia is a Linkedin helpful?

7 votes

When should a professor recommend a student drop out of college?

7 votes

Faculty interview: how to develop yourself into a national or international research leader

6 votes

Do active researchers in mathematics read a paper in detail?

6 votes

Will the admission committee try to get in touch with the referees who wrote the recommendation letters? [Graduate admission]

6 votes

Are separate essays in a single volume (on a single subject) considered "the same source"?