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97 votes
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How do mathematicians conduct research?

70 votes
9 answers
15k views

Is it socially acceptable to directly contact renowned academics as a student?

66 votes
3 answers
72k views

Why do people publish on arXiv instead of other places? [duplicate]

50 votes
13 answers
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What do universities usually do with a student's graded final exams?

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6 answers
5k views

What is the best way to retain learned materials

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6 answers
7k views

How do textbook authors and professors cook up homework/assignment questions?

38 votes
13 answers
11k views

Under what circumstances would a professor be offended at students taping or recording his or her lecture?

38 votes
4 answers
11k views

Should I let my professor know that I cited a text written by him....that I pirated from online

36 votes
14 answers
8k views

How do you enforce handwriting standards for homework assignments as a TA?

34 votes
5 answers
6k views

Should I cite a really bad research paper published in my small research area?

33 votes
8 answers
16k views

What is the reason that once a student has passed a university course, the student cannot take the course again?

32 votes
3 answers
140k views

What academic functions does a Professor Emeritus usually serve?

31 votes
5 answers
11k views

How should I handle students who ask questions that are "beyond the scope of the course" as a TA

29 votes
6 answers
11k views

How do project supervisors address the "freeloading" problem in group projects?

27 votes
6 answers
6k views

Is it a good practice for teaching assistants to sit in the lectures?

23 votes
2 answers
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How were people able to graduate with a PhD at a such young age in the past?

23 votes
5 answers
105k views

What is considered cheating in an open book exam?

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How is a research direction determined between a graduate student and their advisor?

23 votes
4 answers
6k views

Is strict adherence to a citation format really necessary in actual research?

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Is it advisable to have a master or PhD thesis topic in mind before entering graduate school?

18 votes
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6k views

When are professors most free during a semester?

18 votes
12 answers
9k views

The Ethics of Preparing for a Course Long Before Actually Taking it

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In a thesis, is it appropriate to allude to results obtained later on?

16 votes
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How should feedback be given for "silly mistakes" on an exam

16 votes
2 answers
2k views

How do people in academia know whether their research, result, theorem or thesis is original work?

13 votes
6 answers
5k views

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

12 votes
3 answers
6k views

What should a student do immedately after he or she is accepted into a graduate program

12 votes
3 answers
3k views

Will my results still be publishable if I used ethically objectionable techniques in my research

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How do academics in humanities such as philosophy apply mathematics or physics in their discipline?

11 votes
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Why is it important to specify your source of funding in published papers and posters?