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69 votes
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11k views

Examples of successful push-backs against DEI (diversity, etc.) initiatives in academia?

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60 votes
3 answers
8k views

Why can't we just use platforms such as arXiv for proper peer-reviewed publishing?

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36 votes
6 answers
8k views

Should I point out a flaw in a paper, which will likely result in withdrawal and resubmission, before I start to write the review?

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38 votes
11 answers
15k views

Was my student being disrespectful by using shouting language in her email to me?

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40 votes
12 answers
12k views

Is it ethical to ask students to proofread a textbook?

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73 votes
8 answers
20k views

How should I respond to a worrying email from an ex student?

38 votes
7 answers
10k views

Tips for being the first graduate student of a PI?

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51 votes
7 answers
14k views

Found a severe error in a conference paper after presentation but before the proceedings

69 votes
6 answers
12k views

Seemingly-irrelevant papers, all with author in common, suggested by reviewer

18 votes
4 answers
4k views

Reporting data dredging in a study

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51 votes
21 answers
13k views

Am I required to hand out private encryption key to head of institute?

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41 votes
4 answers
15k views

What is a Brown Bag Seminar?

128 votes
13 answers
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Is publishing runnable code instead of pseudo code shunned?

85 votes
4 answers
16k views

Am I being exploited by my supervisor?

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21 votes
5 answers
9k views

What to do when the professor does not stand up to cheating? [closed]

25 votes
3 answers
6k views

Is it worth delving deep outside my field to revise a paper?

24 votes
5 answers
14k views

Advisor asked for my entire slide presentation so she could give the presentation at an international conference

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84 votes
9 answers
17k views

Is there any problem with students seeing faculty naked in university gym?

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46 votes
5 answers
27k views

Writing a letter of recommendation for a mediocre student

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173 votes
11 answers
28k views

My research paper filed as a patent in China by my Chinese supervisor without me as inventor

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17 votes
6 answers
6k views

How to find out the average duration of the peer-review process for a given journal?

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23 votes
3 answers
9k views

How to say no to more work as a PhD student so I can graduate

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5 votes
1 answer
2k views

Could citing a database like libgen get one into trouble?

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17 votes
3 answers
5k views

Sharing referee/AE report online to point out a grievous error in refereeing

41 votes
8 answers
10k views

Are athletes' college degrees discounted by employers and graduate school admissions?

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22 votes
5 answers
6k views

Is it standard for US-based universities to consider the ethnicity of an applicant during PhD admissions?

67 votes
10 answers
21k views

I recently started my machine learning PhD and I have absolutely no idea what I'm doing

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22 votes
3 answers
6k views

Identity of a supposed anonymous referee revealed through "Description" of the report

45 votes
4 answers
6k views

Cheating among the international students very common in college. What should I do?

76 votes
12 answers
15k views

Why don't I see publications criticising other publications?

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