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JenB
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65 votes

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

45 votes

One of my group members did not contribute anything and I notified my course lecturer. Did I do the right thing?

43 votes

What can a publisher offer to its best reviewers?

41 votes

Why do most scientists think Brexit is bad for British science?

36 votes

Who are the people reviewing far more papers than they're submitting for review?

28 votes

Do postdocs still take courses?

25 votes

Job offer for UK Reader

18 votes

What can you get from submitting an abstract?

17 votes

Attending a conference that my abusive ex-supervisor is also attending, how I should react?

15 votes

Why do people sometimes put authors with equal contribution in non-alphabetical order?

14 votes
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Should I give out model solutions to exercises

12 votes

How do I deal with a candidate mentioning God twelve times in their application?

11 votes

Are UK faculty salaries in computer science low compared to salaries in United States?

11 votes

PhD: When to quit and move on?

10 votes

Should I refuse the invitation to review a paper which I recommended for rejection? What should I do if I suspected who wrote this paper?

10 votes

Being an academic far from the action

10 votes

Should I offer to pay (some of) the travel cost from the UK to the US for an interview?

10 votes
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Review paper very similar to mine

8 votes

How much do I have to know about a group's research before I email the PI about openings?

7 votes

Advisor will not write a recommendation letter for me to participate in a conference

6 votes

How to reply to an email from a student who wants a reply instantly?

6 votes

Advisor favoritism?

6 votes

Proving authorship when name in publications does not match name in passport

5 votes

Should a paper be reviewed in entirety, if the introduction contains plagiarized passages?

5 votes

What are some bad effects of bullets in presentations?

5 votes
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Removing first name on request by supervisor: how to avoid complications in the future

5 votes
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What are the biggest differences transitioning from undergrad to grad school?

5 votes

Do postdoctoral positions come with unemployment insurance once contracts end?

4 votes

Colleagues exaggerate problems in department

4 votes

How can a student improve his attentiveness during lectures?