smci
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Research before surveying the literature - is it ever a good idea?
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When trying to establish a connection with a STEM field professor, is it appropriate to ask them out for coffee?
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How to deal with an unreasonable reviewer asking to cite irrelevant articles?
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Two papers from different authors with identical content – which to reference?
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What are the downsides of using arXiv references instead of conference/journal references for the same paper?
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Can I request the code behind a research paper from the author?
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When do I use a footnote in a thesis and when do I use parenthesis for extra information?
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I am interested in retracting my old journal articles. Would it have any negative effects on my academic career?
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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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How to deal with supervisor who required me to share all my work with him?
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Elsevier actions following US sanctions on Iran
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What if your advisor does not know anything about your research field?
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High school student scooped by PhD student in the same lab
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How to deal with a student found seeking an answer to a coursework question online?
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How to acknowledge unhelpful conversations
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Can a university retract a degree for actions taken after the degree is awarded?
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My paper has not been published because I did not show up for the conference presentation
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How to write a reference request for a candidate that I see unfit for the application?
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Is it necessary for a grad student to respond to phone calls, as long as they're responsive on email?
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How to avoid gender bias when writing letters of recommendation?
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Is there such thing as "paper dump conference"? If yes, what actually is it?
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Advisor walked in while I was complaining about her; How can I minimize the damage to our relationship?
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Why do non-governmental organizations tend to publish non peer-reviewed "grey" literature?
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Countries where lecture duration does not exceed one hour
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I Plagiarised, what punishment can I expect?
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Why is salary inversion a problem?
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What to do when you are suspicious about numerical results in a submitted manuscript that you are reviewing?
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Can I challenge a paper already published in a peer reviewed conference/journal?
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How should I handle students who ask questions that are "beyond the scope of the course" as a TA
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How to cite earlier work, discovered only at the end, that claims similar results to a recently completed project?
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