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47 votes

How do I get my committee to agree on a defense date?

33 votes

What do I do when my TA workload is more than expected?

28 votes

Can I recommend rejection of a paper after simply reading its Abstract and Introduction?

22 votes
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How should I approach a researching professor as an undergraduate? Should I go humble or confidently?

22 votes

Toxic, harassing lab environment

21 votes

Can I publish a paper which 1) proposes an idea and 2) proves that the idea doesn't work?

16 votes

Career prospects in theoretical physics after nightmare PhD

14 votes

Professor behaving oddly, but I don't want to persecute him

13 votes

How to recruit PhD students when industry pays so much more?

11 votes

Is it appropriate to request that the department hire a female faculty member?

10 votes

What to do with repeated rejections for PhD position

9 votes

How can I secure a solo-authored paper as a PhD student, while working with a supervisor who has reputation of forcing coauthorship?

6 votes

Signed up for a talk, not enough material

6 votes

Is it acceptable to use working hours to read general interest books?

6 votes

My advisor's new student copied parts of my PhD thesis; advisor doesn't care. What to do?

5 votes

What did my referee mean by asking about my "Plan B"?

4 votes

As a prospective PhD student, is it bad that I have interests in multiple areas of my field?

4 votes

How can I prevent students from writing answers on an assignment, then claiming I didn't see their answer?

4 votes

Is it okay to ask a senior academic a question that my advisor is unable to answer?

4 votes

Can you reject a postdoc offer after the PI has paid a large sum for flights/accommodation for your visit?

4 votes

How will me leaving my program effect my lab's funding?

3 votes
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Citing research within another research paper, is it okay?

3 votes

Can our thesis supervisor forced us to publish the thesis paper?

3 votes
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Should I include large tables in paper?

3 votes
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How to join a research group when not affiliated to any institution

3 votes

Dealing with the inevitable presence of mistakes in paper submissions

3 votes

Is it too late to ask the faculty for a summer research internship position?

3 votes

How to deal with guilt turning down non-tenure track faculty offer at current institution?

3 votes

What is the reasoning behind the publication of poems in academic journals?

3 votes

Is it rude to call a professor by their last name with no prefix in a non-academic setting?