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Richard Erickson
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126 votes
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Gift for mentor after his thesis defense?

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I just got invited to referee an article! Is it OK to share this achievement on social media?

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How do I identify predatory and low quality journals? With Beall's List gone, how can I tell if a journal is spam?

59 votes

Can I put an invited talk on my CV if the conference was canceled?

58 votes

Graduate student with abysmal English writing skills, how to help

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Can one demand to see code used to generate an article?

39 votes
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Should recommendation letters mention a candidate's weaknesses?

35 votes

What is the point of a cover letter in journal submission?

35 votes

Grades are too high for the department - what should I do?

34 votes

Asked to cite papers for money

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What is the meaning of "To appear" for submitted papers

28 votes

Can open-source software be peer-reviewed and published?

28 votes

Why is it acceptable to cite unpublished works?

27 votes

Spot a possible improvement when reviewing a paper

27 votes

Are "short bios" at the end of a letter of recommendation the new thing?

23 votes
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How do non-LaTeX users handle citations?

22 votes

How to avoid an accumulation of manuscripts "under review"?

21 votes

Asking for removal from acknowledgement

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How does teaching experience help field experts to become more succesful?

21 votes

Why are exercises in US university classes graded?

20 votes
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Is it OK to ask the professor I am applying to for a recommendation letter?

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Do people who work at research institutes consider themselves "academics"?

19 votes

Any data for average number of papers per year at different career stages?

18 votes

What to do when professor doesn't want to work with you anymore, but you want to submit past work done with him?

17 votes

How to tactfully (and constructively) discuss language issues when writing a referee report

17 votes

Filing discrimination claim against my department

16 votes

Published paper not showing up on google scholar

16 votes

Is it appropriate to change authors' affliation at the final stage of proof reading?

15 votes

Researchers nowadays communicate via screens, not papers. LaTeX is not the right tool to write for screens. Why is it still the go-to for writing?

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Will consistent good work as a referee for a journal make it likely to become associate editor?

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