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87 votes

A professor has offered to send me a hard copy of his new book. Would it be rude to ask for a PDF file instead?

51 votes

Is it ok to go on a swim with your colleagues while on a conference?

38 votes

What are the social norms associated with stealing free coffee?

34 votes

Is it unethical to poorly translate an exam from Dutch to English and then present it to the English speaking students?

32 votes

Do newly hired professors have to take a drug test before they start?

26 votes

Is 8:00 AM an unreasonable time to meet with my graduate students and post-doc?

24 votes

Is feeling lonely and uncomfortable in my (foreign) country of study a valid reason to drop out of a PhD?

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

19 votes

Is it appropriate to mention one's religion in an academic CV?

18 votes

What do you need to know about potential supervisor's publications when attending an interview for a PhD?

16 votes

Shared office is messy to the point that I can't do any work, how to proceed?

14 votes

Is it acceptable to ask how a professor would like to be addressed through email?

14 votes

Colleagues present same data analysis for years, each time with different "framing". Ethical?

13 votes

how useful are solo papers?

8 votes

Grading term papers and reports written by non-native speakers

8 votes

Professor/supervisor switches from writing emails in his native and local language to English - how to react?

8 votes
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What can professors do to encourage properly written email messages from students?

7 votes
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Is a graphic that shows mainly code a listing or a figure?

5 votes

Is it legal or normal for a professor to require 65 or above on both assessments to pass the unit?

5 votes

Is it good to have all the PhD publications in one journal

5 votes

Is it normal for an instructor to charge students to complete copyrighted homework?

4 votes

Tools for managing and scheduling meetings with students?

4 votes

Sending a paper to a conference with indicating that it is a preliminary version

4 votes

Is it acceptable to take photos of slides at a conferences for private use?

4 votes
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What is the difference between "docent" (lecturer) and "Universitair docent" (Asst. Prof.) in the Dutch system?

3 votes
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How does "buying out" of teaching work?

3 votes

What should I do if I am asked to review a paper that should have been reviewed by an ethics committee, but was not?

3 votes

Why is the concept of self plagiarism in coursework not manifestly absurd?

3 votes

Harvard citation style: Is it "...as mentioned in Author (year)..." or "...as mentioned in (Author, year)"?

3 votes

Tell supervisor I am unhappy with grading even though grades won't change