Christian Clason
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On writing a review (i.e. summary) for a problematic (published) paper
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Your job as a reviewer is primarily to give a summary of the results to help other researchers find the papers they are interested in; you are not expected to evaluate the quality of the manuscript. ...

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Why do PhD students complain so much?
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(As suggested by jabberwocky, I have moved the last part of my answer to https://academia.stackexchange.com/a/20482/13852). While I don't think the question is worded constructively, this is a ...

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Awarding Habilitation to senior researchers?
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Your question mentions both activities and job offers, for which the situation is slightly different. This answer is specific to Germany, and from the perspective of Mathematics. (The formal structure ...

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Do's and don'ts when writing an academic book
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In general, my advice would be look at other books or lecture notes and copy the things you like, change the things you don't; get feedback from your target audience; don't overthink it for your ...

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How should I take a potential PhD supervisor's age into account, when planning to follow PhD with habilitation?
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As others have mentioned, planning the trajectory of your academic career past your PhD is very premature at this point. (After all, one of the jobs of your PhD advisor is precisely to help you with ...

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