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Oliver882
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87 votes
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Is it unprofessional to add illustrations to a master’s thesis?

65 votes

How do you handle giving an invited university talk in a smaller room compared to previous speakers?

48 votes

Where are historical research papers stored?

24 votes

Is it ethical to privately thank authors when you discover they’ve cited your work?

17 votes

May my distinguished referee award be withdrawn if I inform the editors that I've actually left academia?

16 votes
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Should I upload a preprint in multiple repositories?

11 votes

Is it true that scores > 80% are effectively unachievable in the UK?

10 votes

Why cite the access time of a URL if half the URLs become dead anyways?

9 votes

Contemplating a year abroad after PhD - would this be a red flag?

7 votes

Where to find papers when Google Scholar and libraries fail?

6 votes

Can I use \textit in the title of my arXiv submission?

6 votes

How should I "stress" words present in the glossary?

6 votes

After almost three years of research, I am at my wits' end. What should I do now?

5 votes

Why do Western universities seem to have trouble with Chinese names?

5 votes
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Is my citation error considered as plagiarism?

4 votes

Expectations of journals that want a Word document?

3 votes

My supervisor uses my scientific jokes and metaphors in his talks. What's a healthy way to deal with this?

3 votes
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What do you think about citations such as "for more details see e.g. (Authors, et al)

3 votes
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How to properly cite a link to an image from a webpage

2 votes

I have sent the following cover letter to several scientists but I haven't gotten a single reply. Can anybody please help me in correcting?

2 votes

Applying to a different job in the same department when I have a fixed-term contract

2 votes
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Do I need to tell my PhD supervisor that I am taking another part-time job?

2 votes

How can I find an old, obscure, or otherwise inaccessible paper when the usual methods fail?

2 votes

Must include every mentioned source in the bibliography?

2 votes

Should I cite an encyclopedia or an article for a subject I don't know anything about?

1 vote

How do I cite a technical report in End Note?

1 vote

Can I request access to a database from another university if it is not available at my university?

1 vote

Concise way to add a citation showing closely-related effects that result from one of a list of cited examples for a trend?

1 vote

Should I let professors know of their potential mistakes?

1 vote

Chance to get a PhD offer in UK? Taught master with distinction (last year) but third class honour bachelor degree (over 15 years ago)