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Peter Slattery
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23 votes

Motivation to write the dreaded dissertation

15 votes

How to pitch a research idea to a professor as an undergraduate?

14 votes

Academics in China - promoted via connections

11 votes

Where to advertise PhD positions without paying a fee?

8 votes
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How to find an academic mentor as a professional

5 votes

Attending a conference with self funding and no publication

4 votes

Google Scholar citation missing because of name mismatch?

3 votes

Can college professors alter their grading scale to pass students? How often does this happen?

3 votes

Do published papers always have to present an innovation?

3 votes
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Should I mention the target audience in the abstract of a paper?

3 votes

Would a Professor be responsive to a meeting request from a PhD student like this?

2 votes

Still no response from potential referees... Suggestions?

2 votes

What are some useful workflows for keeping track of interesting but not immediatly relevant books/articles?

2 votes

What do I do if no one admits me to a PhD position?

2 votes

No reply from potential supervisor of my dreams: is it OK to try meeting them in person?

2 votes

When is it appropriate to consult with the publisher/editor prior to manuscript submission?

2 votes
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Letter of recommendation from Head of Department vs Assistant professor?

2 votes

What is the impact of a radical change of opinion for early-career academics?

2 votes

Is a Polish PhD degree in engineering equally respected in North America?

2 votes

How to contact a potential supervisor when I don't know if I am a good enough candidate?

1 vote

What exactly should I add in an extended and revised version of my research paper?

1 vote

Does unpublished paper matter for U.S. graduate school application?

1 vote

Should I send a thank you note to the reply of a potential PhD adviser?

1 vote

How to deal with a coauthor who introduces errors

1 vote

Is a 3 year Ph.D. too short for MA/MSc graduate?

0 votes

Any book or tutorial about good practices or typical mistakes when conducting scientific research?

0 votes

What are some options to do over the summer that will help me in grad school?

0 votes

Bad GRE scores, but otherwise decent application to PhD program. Still worth it?

0 votes

Follow up email in 2 weeks - PhD application - a good idea?

0 votes

How to argue against questionable research practices such as P-hacking and Harking?