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Stella Biderman
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217 votes

Appropriateness of dedicating my thesis to a Jewish mathematician who died in a concentration camp

120 votes
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Why would a professor (say in pure math) want to take PhD students?

63 votes

What does a promise of possible funding "based on availability of departmental funding" actually mean?

52 votes
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Can I use a fake email address for asking simple questions to experts?

47 votes

Will declining a research award be problematic for me, or other people?

40 votes

What are the most credible rankings of US computer science departments?

35 votes
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Can a scientific article (of an non-tested idea) in computer science be accepted in a high-ranked journal?

31 votes

Graduate school with tinnitus

31 votes
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Wrong PhD better than no PhD?

22 votes

Conducting a literature review, what period should the papers be taken from?

22 votes
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Found better technique just before publishing old, but still good technique – can the old one still be published?

21 votes
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Why do people say that elite schools are inflating grades?

20 votes

Write 'According to Wikipedia' in a PhD thesis

19 votes
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In a grant application, how to address gender aspects when working in a highly technical field?

19 votes
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How do academics in humanities such as philosophy apply mathematics or physics in their discipline?

16 votes
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Why do theoretical computer science people use Comic Sans in their slides?

15 votes
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Tenure Track Positions

14 votes
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Corrigendum submitted by my PhD supervisor 1.5 years after I left?

14 votes

May I use my graduate school's letterhead right after graduating, when applying to jobs?

14 votes

Is it immoral to read scientific articles if you find them as pdf on Google without having access to some official libraries?

14 votes

What to tell students who want to know how to succeed in your class

13 votes

Is it ethical to do paid literature searches of research journals for other students?

13 votes

Why do researchers need universities?

13 votes

"Everything in an encyclopedia is Common Knowledge" - actually true?

13 votes

Why don't most graduate schools in Eurasia and Ocenia accept/impose GRE?

12 votes
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Should I put a theorem statement with a lot of hypotheses and notation in the introduction?

12 votes

Use of future tense to refer to following sections

11 votes

Appropriate way to discuss genetic conditions in a large lecture?

10 votes
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How can I convert my MSc thesis into a publishable research article?

8 votes

Is it considered unethical to pay participants differently based on some quality?