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Dikran Marsupial
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60 votes

Should your PhD students call you by your first name?

34 votes

Is supervisor bound to clarify the technical queries of a Ph.D. researcher?

24 votes

What is the advantage of becoming a full professor if you already have tenure as an associate professor?

21 votes

If one got good feedback from a double-blind review, is it ever possible/ justifiable to find out who the reviewer was?

20 votes

Can I write a systematic review as an undergraduate and get it published in a journal?

19 votes

Why are papers without code but with results accepted?

15 votes

Major review for the second time

11 votes

How should I admit a teaching mistake without losing authority?

9 votes

How accurate are published papers?

8 votes

Journals selection - alternative criteria to impact factor

8 votes

Why aren't more research papers/textbooks written in a "thought process" style?

7 votes

How to suggest reviewers for a journal?

7 votes

Having a lot of papers published in unimportant conferences VS very few in good ones?

6 votes

How to supervise and support a smart but rebellious student?

5 votes

Is it fair to not transliterate non-English sources in the bibliography?

5 votes

Will rejecting more papers than I accept reflect negatively on me as a reviewer?

5 votes

Archiving papers, simulation and experimental data, etc?

5 votes

Publication fee for reply to comment?

4 votes

Answering the "why do you want to do a PhD?" question

4 votes

Will the PhD degree be retracted if the thesis is found to be not novel?

4 votes

Can I withdraw a paper from IEEE conference after signing the copyright form?

4 votes

Worry about stealing of research ideas

4 votes

How can I convince British university to reverse their refusal to let me remote study?

4 votes

Is changing some words plagiarism?

3 votes

Do I have an obligation to resubmit to the same journal?

3 votes

How is it possible that [insert known crackpot] has articles published in Peer-Reviewed Journals?

3 votes

Subtle (and not-so-subtle) humor in scientific literature

3 votes

How do academics deal with growing old?

3 votes

Copyright and ownership for rejected papers that are edited based on peer review

3 votes

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