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149 votes

Writing a recommendation letter for a student I reported for academic dishonesty

119 votes
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How to deal with an author who worked on an analysis that never made it into the paper?

100 votes
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Final report rejected, institution asked to return funding and prosecute my supervisor

98 votes
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Is it fair for a professor to grade us on the possession of past papers?

78 votes

How do people peer-review many papers?

48 votes

Two students having separate topics chose to use the same paper format

45 votes

Does one invite adviser / cohort / lab to one's wedding?

44 votes

Examples of harmless mistakes (on purpose) in submitted papers

43 votes
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How long does it take before an academic article can no longer be kept behind a paywall?

42 votes

Is it right for a conference to demand proof of purchase of flight tickets?

41 votes
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Dismissed from PhD program and reapplying; how to answer question about dismissal?

37 votes
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How to avoid self-plagiarism when adapting dissertation into a paper?

37 votes

What are the differences between viXra.org and arXiv.org?

34 votes

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

32 votes
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How do massive research projects manage conflicts of interest?

31 votes

Why aren't grant applications systematically published online, regardless of whether they are accepted?

28 votes
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Fiancée has a position lined up, but none of the universities in the area are hiring. What else can I do to get an academic position in the area?

27 votes
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What can be done as a grant applicant if a criticism from a referee is scientifically wrong?

27 votes
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Copyright statement (US Government) in acknowledgments - what to do as a reviewer?

26 votes

Should I include independently derived but not novel results in my thesis?

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

24 votes

Is it OK for graduate students to draft the research proposal for their advisor’s funding application (like NIH’s or NSF’s grant application)?

22 votes

Is it common that the last author gets all the credits when the work becomes hugely successful?

20 votes
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Are student evaluations of teaching assistants read by others in the faculty?

18 votes

Reviewer signs name on review. Should the editor censor?

18 votes
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Are there post-doc grants available for non-US citizens in the US?

17 votes

Are students allowed to read recommendation letters written for them?

16 votes

Is it rude not to attend courses which have no attendance requirements?

15 votes
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Is it appropriate to contact a journal editor when they have already decided to accept a paper you refereed?

15 votes

Does the reviewer ever get the same manuscript twice?

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