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Examples of successful push-backs against DEI (diversity, etc.) initiatives in academia?
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Why can't we just use platforms such as arXiv for proper peer-reviewed publishing?
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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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Was my student being disrespectful by using shouting language in her email to me?
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Is it ethical to ask students to proofread a textbook?
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How should I respond to a worrying email from an ex student?
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Tips for being the first graduate student of a PI?
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Found a severe error in a conference paper after presentation but before the proceedings
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Seemingly-irrelevant papers, all with author in common, suggested by reviewer
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Reporting data dredging in a study
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Am I required to hand out private encryption key to head of institute?
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What is a Brown Bag Seminar?
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Is publishing runnable code instead of pseudo code shunned?
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Am I being exploited by my supervisor?
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What to do when the professor does not stand up to cheating?
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Is it worth delving deep outside my field to revise a paper?
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Advisor asked for my entire slide presentation so she could give the presentation at an international conference
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Is there any problem with students seeing faculty naked in university gym?
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Writing a letter of recommendation for a mediocre student
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My research paper filed as a patent in China by my Chinese supervisor without me as inventor
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How to find out the average duration of the peer-review process for a given journal?
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How to say no to more work as a PhD student so I can graduate
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Could citing a database like libgen get one into trouble?
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Sharing referee/AE report online to point out a grievous error in refereeing
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Are athletes' college degrees discounted by employers and graduate school admissions?
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Is it standard for US-based universities to consider the ethnicity of an applicant during PhD admissions?
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I recently started my machine learning PhD and I have absolutely no idea what I'm doing
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Identity of a supposed anonymous referee revealed through "Description" of the report
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Cheating among the international students very common in college. What should I do?
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Why don't I see publications criticising other publications?
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