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196 votes
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Postdoc overwhelmed by incomplete work

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10 answers
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Best-practice models for "research" code?

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112 votes
6 answers
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What is the point of listing 1000 authors for a single scientific paper?

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8 answers
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What should you do if you spotted a non-trivial error in a highly cited paper?

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5 answers
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How to publish superseding results without creating enemies

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4 answers
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How harmful is it to submit side-results that are not new?

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4 answers
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Whether to publish one big paper or many smaller papers for a given research project?

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4 answers
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Why do non-governmental organizations tend to publish non peer-reviewed "grey" literature?

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4 answers
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Can I challenge a paper already published in a peer reviewed conference/journal?

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28 votes
1 answer
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What to do when I think a published paper displays academic misconduct?

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28 votes
5 answers
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How shall I report a critical error in a given paper?

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8 answers
9k views

How is a paper with multiple authors usually written?

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5 answers
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What to do when the claims in a paper are proven to be wrong?

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15 votes
8 answers
9k views

"Garbage in, garbage out" - Is it rude to call others' works as 'garbage' compared to ours?

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15 votes
3 answers
4k views

Many short papers or one big paper for a math postdoc?

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2 answers
503 views

Multiple submission of same work for different audiences

12 votes
2 answers
778 views

When a professor commits scientific fraud, are the journal reviewers and editors of the paper also discredited?

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11 votes
1 answer
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Should I put two loosely related results into one paper?

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10 votes
1 answer
3k views

What is the correct procedure to report typos or errors in journal articles?

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10 votes
1 answer
644 views

What to do with gaps in mathematical papers?

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10 votes
2 answers
469 views

How to write critique in a paper?

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9 votes
4 answers
420 views

Disagreeing politely

9 votes
1 answer
173 views

How/Whether to correct a wrong paper published in a prestigious journal

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4 answers
736 views

How to politely point out an issue with a cited paper?

6 votes
2 answers
1k views

When replicating results, what should I do when the author didn't use the method the paper said they did?

6 votes
3 answers
407 views

Why haven't we hosted research publications as repositories yet?

5 votes
2 answers
373 views

How to deal with non-reproducible research?

4 votes
1 answer
111 views

How to find universities helping commercialization of research

4 votes
1 answer
155 views

What is the usual process for forming a business partnership with a university lab?

4 votes
1 answer
408 views

Alternatives to IMRaD for journal papers

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