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81 votes
20 answers
22k views

How to deal with a colleague who always puts you down?

80 votes
11 answers
32k views

Does it violate academic social norm to email someone around midnight?

45 votes
18 answers
20k views

Should students have access to past exams or an exam bank?

42 votes
13 answers
4k views

What should you do when asked by the chair to raise course grade distribution when the students do not deserve it?

19 votes
3 answers
3k views

Should an advisor care if their student becomes overweight?

16 votes
6 answers
5k views

Is it appropriate for a student to have an advisor who is also a family member?

15 votes
0 answers
1k views

Is machine learning causing a brain drain in math, science and engineering academic community? [closed]

15 votes
4 answers
3k views

What does it mean when a STEM researcher has a lot of "solo" publications?

14 votes
1 answer
2k views

Fear of missing out: how to maintain a good attitude towards research in academia in the age of rapid commercial success coming from industry?

13 votes
3 answers
2k views

Is there a celebrity culture in academia and should we discourage it? [closed]

9 votes
2 answers
94k views

How do you ask someone what he or she would prefer to be called?

9 votes
1 answer
854 views

Should research papers that require millions of dollars to development be evaluated on the same track as those that do not? [closed]

8 votes
2 answers
13k views

What happens to a professor if too many students drops out of his or her class?

8 votes
5 answers
2k views

How do I deal with my family which doesn't respect science and math while I am doing a double science and math major? [closed]

6 votes
3 answers
874 views

How to work with teammates who shoot down ideas in order to avoid work?

6 votes
2 answers
986 views

Why do papers published by people in tech industry often have such a large number of authors?

5 votes
2 answers
454 views

How are other graduate students able to think on the spot during lectures or talks?

4 votes
2 answers
830 views

Fellow graduate student discusses problems but gives no credit afterwards

4 votes
8 answers
6k views

Why would master student spend more than the normal duration to complete master degree?

2 votes
1 answer
2k views

Asking for recommendation letter to a Prof on New Year, deadline in a week

2 votes
3 answers
392 views

Is there a way to do serious social justice-related work or research while working on scientific research?

1 vote
4 answers
505 views

Should you keep a notebook of example problems while going through science and engineering courses?

0 votes
2 answers
3k views

Are 'Dr' for medical doctor used in the same sense as a PhD? [duplicate]