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Jessica B
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108 votes

Why are research papers written in language that's difficult for undergraduate students?

74 votes
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Should I hide the fact that I did a group assignment completely by myself?

66 votes

Is it reasonable to not study previous research to avoid bias?

53 votes

What is a good etiquette to correct a person using wrong title for me?

49 votes
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How to persuade someone to not pursue a PhD just because they failed to find a job?

44 votes

Once I accepted a postdoc offer with "A", is it ok to accept an invitation to present with group "B"?

38 votes

How to avoid a hostile takeover of first authorship during medical leave?

37 votes

How was this weird paper accepted?

33 votes

Why is discrimination based on citizenship allowed in PhD funding in the UK?

31 votes

Word choice for salutation in a formal email to your PhD adviser, Is *Dear Boss* appropriate?

31 votes

Should I agree to review a paper that I do not fully understand?

30 votes

Female students coming to office hours in overly revealing clothing

30 votes

Could not get along with any advisor, is it ego?

28 votes
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My advisor gave my main project to an undergrad and now I have no project, what should I do?

26 votes

What are reasonable alternatives to changing your name for academic publishing when you have a common surname?

26 votes

How do mathematicians conduct research?

26 votes

How do I tell my PhD advisor that I'm about to start medications that impair my cognition?

19 votes

What are the implications of the whole class failing an exam?

19 votes

Where should citations be placed relative to punctuation (e.g., full stops and commas)?

18 votes

Should I cite a result if the paper doesn't include a proof?

18 votes
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Which section to start with when writing a research paper

17 votes

How to foster gender diversity as an organizer

17 votes

Are ECTS Credits based on performance?

16 votes

What is a 'classic paper', and when do we refer to a work as a 'classic work'?

16 votes

How to deal with classes that I must cancel due to conference travel?

16 votes

Discouraged by advisor to take courses, is there a way to navigate through this situation?

15 votes

Is using "iff" appropriate?

15 votes

Do people want to work in overseas branches?

15 votes

What does one call a group of similar courses where only one can be taken for credit?

15 votes
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Is publishing papers with many co-authors detrimental to one's academic career?

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