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Daniel Hatton
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87 votes

My peers are publishing high impact papers and getting awards or offers while I am struggling to write a decent paper. What should I do differently?

74 votes

First year Math PhD student; My problem solving skill has been completely atrophied and continues to decline

62 votes

How can I improve my paper with mostly original contents and only two references?

61 votes

PhD in a probably hopeless research project

35 votes
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Is this self-plagiarism?

35 votes

Is including references of journals with low or no reputation considered bad practice?

31 votes

What's the social meaning of "He was a student of..."?

30 votes
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Can I use plagiarism checker to check the similarity index of my manuscipt?

28 votes

Can it be disadvantageous to actively publish in completely different fields?

27 votes

Is there a rule to rather use points and not commas as decimal separators in academic writing?

26 votes

How to respond to "unfair to write English" comments?

23 votes

Finding a PhD supervisor as an experienced professional working outside of academia

21 votes

I'm publishing a paper without an affiliation and cannot afford article processing charges. Suggestions?

17 votes

Can exam questions be removed for being too difficult after students have sat the exam?

16 votes

As a referee, how can I avoid being force-opted into marketing?

14 votes
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How to leave academia?

13 votes

Discard a constantly rejected manuscript or go for a lower-tier journal?

13 votes

How useful are university teaching certifications in faculty hiring?

13 votes

Why do colleges attempt to teach students who lack prerequisite skills?

13 votes

I believe I have a clever idea/tool that should be widely adopted by the research community. How to interpret a lukewarm response?

12 votes

How to answer 'Is your research going to be in biology text books one day?' question during faculty interview?

11 votes

Are academic groups allowed to use grant funds to hedge against exchange rate changes?

10 votes

How can a professor avoid becoming a manager?

10 votes
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Teaching "professorships"

9 votes

Is the '°' wrong in a degree centigrade mark?

8 votes

My personal views and my research work kind of collide. What can I do?

8 votes

What standards should I apply when evaluating a PhD thesis from a weaker university?

8 votes

Why are online lecture notes usually not accessible to non-students?

7 votes

How do University-graduated Spanish 'Ingenieros' demonstrate their certification is actually a Bachelor's Degree?

7 votes

How do I motivate my PhD students to attend seminars

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