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64 votes

Should I hold back some ideas for after my PhD?

43 votes
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How do you write an acknowledgement section without having anything to acknowledge?

39 votes

Is it appropriate for professors to use the f*** word during lectures?

36 votes
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Is it Appropriate to Include Personal Correspondence in the Appendix of a Thesis?

24 votes
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How can I survive a postdoc's probation period?

20 votes

Did I make a mistake in being too honest in the PhD interview?

17 votes
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Is it okay to cite a paper from arXiv?

16 votes
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What is the policy on publishing work in academia that may have already been done (but not published) in industry/military?

15 votes
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Is it safe to commit to the hiring process of an academic research position without an official offer letter?

14 votes

Reviewers had questions about why my supervisor wasn't on manuscript

13 votes
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Is a paper with no citations likely to contribute to citation metrics in a way which reduces my job prospects?

12 votes

What is the benefit of review a scientific paper as a referee?

12 votes
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Replacing a shorter manuscript with a longer manuscript on arXiv

11 votes

When should one recommend rejection of a manuscript versus major revisions?

11 votes
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two body problem - tenure track and PhD

11 votes
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Should I reply or reply to all in the case of recieving a job offer?

10 votes

I reviewed a paper but was not informed of the decision -- is this common?

10 votes

What are the economic incentives for professors to hire and train graduate students?

10 votes
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I did master (M.Sc) in Germany with Mathematical Modelling of Complex System, can I call myself Di­p­lom-Ma­the­ma­ti­ker?

9 votes

Is there any required number of years of experience before getting TVL-14 in Germany?"

8 votes

Salary scales in Germany and experience outside

8 votes

How do you prepare to attend a conference where you may have trouble following the talks?

7 votes
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Does an academic paper need graphics?

7 votes

How to add DOI to the published version of an article in arXiv?

6 votes
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How can a PhD holder safely negotiate the salary level for a TVL E13 position?

6 votes
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DAAD funding for stay abroad for PhD students and postdocs: is it added to the regular TV-L salary?

5 votes

Is there a formal requirement to becoming a "PI"?

5 votes

Is there any point in keeping the paper versions of one's college diplomas?

5 votes
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I got rejected for my PhD application to a German university, but the university informed me of another PhD hiring. Is it a positive sign?

5 votes

Do German universities allow work as a Research Assistant in an another foreign country?