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43 votes
5 answers
10k views

Can co-authors disagree in their own paper?

38 votes
8 answers
9k views

Should I warn a professor about his bad internet security practice?

32 votes
5 answers
9k views

What if I forgot to bring my poster to the conference?

28 votes
6 answers
4k views

Do refreshments attract audience to seminars?

26 votes
4 answers
6k views

Is it acceptable for professors to listen to music using headphones in the workplace when expecting student contact?

22 votes
1 answer
1k views

Google Scholar vs other academic search engines

21 votes
4 answers
3k views

Pointing to problems without suggesting solutions

16 votes
4 answers
3k views

Double blinded review but the appendix contains author's name

15 votes
3 answers
1k views

Should I tell my supervisor that I will consult someone else?

15 votes
8 answers
9k views

"Garbage in, garbage out" - Is it rude to call others' works as 'garbage' compared to ours?

14 votes
3 answers
997 views

Academic freedom and unpopular or offensive views

9 votes
2 answers
1k views

How do traveller academics get reimbursed for accommodation shared with families?

8 votes
2 answers
3k views

A systematic review already exists in the literature. When is a newer one required?

8 votes
1 answer
263 views

Can an editor examine a PhD student whose manuscript is under review in their journal?

7 votes
1 answer
161 views

Is it beneficial to prefer keywords complementary to words in the title?

7 votes
2 answers
418 views

Very few research groups: continue doing PhD in this area?

7 votes
2 answers
262 views

Is searching in article references considered a systematic way of literature search?

7 votes
3 answers
5k views

Is index required for a PhD thesis?

7 votes
4 answers
1k views

Should formatting affect grades of student essays?

7 votes
1 answer
1k views

Two abstracts accepted for oral and poster presentation, but I prefer they are swapped

6 votes
4 answers
548 views

On the definition of research - are 'what' and 'how' questions also considered as research?

6 votes
3 answers
250 views

Should researchers disclose their political interests in publications?

6 votes
2 answers
246 views

Purpose of IP address and timestamp on open-access full-text article

6 votes
2 answers
3k views

Using well-established abbreviations for new concepts in the same field

5 votes
1 answer
915 views

Should we do literature search in Incognito mode?

5 votes
1 answer
318 views

Filtering spam invitation emails [closed]

4 votes
1 answer
393 views

Risk to academic reputation by publicly requesting pay-walled articles

3 votes
4 answers
495 views

To what extent should I follow "style rules" in academic writing?

3 votes
3 answers
292 views

Rights of authors who withdraw peer reviewed manuscript due to refusal to transfer copyright

2 votes
2 answers
326 views

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