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BioBrains
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44 votes

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

29 votes

Why did my papers get repeatedly put on the last day and the last session of a conference?

23 votes

Is it fair for my PI to ask me to do administrative work like submitting reports for grants?

20 votes

Do universities check if the PDF of Letter of Recommendation has been edited?

18 votes

Is putting a silly name on a diploma a bad idea?

18 votes

Got roped into (what I’m pretty sure is) a scam conference. What now?

17 votes

How to list an ABD PhD when I also have a second, defended, PhD

13 votes
Accepted

Do I have an obligation to finish papers after submitting my PhD?

11 votes

Is short-term or long-term PostDoc better for academic career?

8 votes

Quit a postdoc?

8 votes

How can I avoid this unproductive pattern with my PhD supervisor?

8 votes

Is it Beneficial for Postdocs to Give Talks to Single Research Groups?

8 votes

Backing out of a signed tenure track offer due to changing legislation that alters tenure and abolishes DEI

8 votes

Partner is not responding when their writing is needed in European project application

7 votes

How do you even write a proper email to a professor?

6 votes

Minor mistake in setup, no time to redo it. OK to publish anyway?

6 votes

Is doing a postdoc at the same university career suicide: A two-body problem

6 votes

Declining (?) MSCA (Marie Curie) Postdoctoral Fellowships (IF)

6 votes

First authorship dispute between the research leader and the person who did the most important analysis. What is the solution?

5 votes
Accepted

What can/should I do when finding several flaws in a published paper that I have not authored?

5 votes

Does attending many conferences/workshops increase your chances of landing a post-doc?

5 votes

Is it ok that I am a first author on my predecessor paper?

4 votes

Students not involving postdoc supervisor in publication

4 votes

Am I betraying my professors if I leave a research group because of change of interest?

4 votes

No relevant postdocs - maybe a second PhD instead?

4 votes

My department asks to pay back to them the compensation I have received for being a member in a grant proposal assessment committee

4 votes

When asked about my topic of interest, I don't have a story to tell. How do I make my answer sound interesting and convincing for the position?

3 votes

What maths knowledge is required for a lab-based (molecular and cell biology) PhD?

3 votes

Need help with students who've turned my class into a dating service

3 votes

PhD Frustration and plans