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42 votes

Is asking your PhD supervisor a basic question considered inappropriate?

40 votes

To do another Master's, already holding a PhD

36 votes

Establishing authority in the classroom

35 votes

Popular software used in research is incorrectly reporting solution is optimal: what to do?

33 votes

What to say to a student who has failed?

23 votes

Would a journal paying money for reviews, with open access and ad-based revenue, work?

19 votes

Department head said that group project may be rejected. How to mitigate?

17 votes

How to build healthy working relationships with my male colleagues as a young-ish, attractive-ish woman?

11 votes

In a yes/no question, a student gives the right answer and an unnecessary but wrong explanation. How to grade?

10 votes

MS in Mathematics, having trouble finding work outside teaching algebra

10 votes

Stuck without progress working on thesis - worried about failure

10 votes

How to frame early university troubles related to mental illness when applying for masters program after more recent successes at university?

8 votes

What do I do if I cannot give a good reference to my PhD student?

7 votes

I have stack-exchanged through my undergrad math program. Am I likely to succeed in mathematics PhD programs?

7 votes

How to respond when insulted by a grad student in a different department?

6 votes

How to deal with administrative duties killing the research spirit?

6 votes

Why do companies fund academic research?

5 votes

What to do when you are suspicious about numerical results in a submitted manuscript that you are reviewing?

5 votes

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

4 votes

Would it be ethical of a student for him/her to act as a proofreader/editor for other students' essays and homework?

4 votes

How to get better at teaching from the board?

4 votes

Two researchers want to work on the same extension to my paper. Who to help?

4 votes

How to appropriately email a researcher to ask for details about their paper?

3 votes

My advisor wants me to make my PhD thesis weaker

3 votes

How to politely respond to generic emails requesting a PhD/job in my lab? Without wasting too much time

3 votes

Is it ethical to offer a student a job during the final weeks of his thesis if you are partly grading it?

3 votes

How to deal with people looking at their mobile phone during my presentation?

3 votes

Obstacles to collaborative research between experimentalists, theorists, and computational researchers

2 votes

What is the appropriate response to students who peek at the exam questions before the exam starts?

2 votes

Why doesn't academia incorporate spaced repetition in higher education?