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82 votes
10 answers
14k views

Stay in academia or become professor without overworking, is it possible?

43 votes
4 answers
6k views

Has there ever been a strike of peer reviewers?

30 votes
4 answers
6k views

Why do non-governmental organizations tend to publish non peer-reviewed "grey" literature?

30 votes
4 answers
14k views

What are the long-term advantages of a US PhD compared to Europe/Oceania?

29 votes
7 answers
9k views

Why are textbook authors often not the most famous/cited researchers?

28 votes
7 answers
6k views

Is the rise of pre-prints lowering the quality and credibility of researcher and increasing the pressure to publish?

28 votes
4 answers
23k views

Prospective PhD contacts potential supervisor but receives no answer after 2-3 emails, what to do?

27 votes
5 answers
20k views

PhD application asking what other insitution I am applying to, how to answer?

23 votes
3 answers
40k views

What is a good length for the statement of purpose in a U.S. PhD application?

18 votes
4 answers
4k views

Should PhD students pay out of pocket for their PhD expenses?

18 votes
6 answers
3k views

Why is personal information (DOB, marital status) listed on CVs in Europe and can it be omitted?

17 votes
3 answers
45k views

Indicate Journal name for "under review" and "accepted/in press" publications on CV

14 votes
1 answer
3k views

How to prepare and what is discussed with professors at a PhD interview session? US application

14 votes
2 answers
9k views

Do I need to send e-mail to follow up a PhD interview day?

13 votes
2 answers
643 views

Offer for a pre-PhD visit, how to handle the situation with other PhD applications in the queue?

13 votes
1 answer
10k views

What is the consenus of IntechOpen, open access books, are they predatory? [closed]

12 votes
4 answers
1k views

Is participating in open peer reviewing good or bad for early career scientists?

12 votes
2 answers
2k views

Reapplying to same PhD program after one year, should I state I applied the previous year?

11 votes
2 answers
2k views

How to ask PhD advisor to work remotely on thesis for extensive periods?

10 votes
2 answers
4k views

How much time should someone take to respond to a PhD admission offer?

10 votes
2 answers
11k views

How to define “self-citation”?

9 votes
3 answers
3k views

Should I inform the people that I acknowledged in PhD thesis? [duplicate]

9 votes
1 answer
11k views

Nature Communications and Nature subject journal differences from Nature

8 votes
1 answer
5k views

Publication dates: accepted date, version of record online, issue online – which one to use?

8 votes
1 answer
10k views

what does [citation] mean in google scholar search results?

7 votes
2 answers
3k views

When is it appropriate to contact the editor before submission to avoid rejection without review?

7 votes
1 answer
268 views

Letters in high-end interdisciplinary journals – how much do they weigh in a CV? Are they only for experts?

7 votes
1 answer
5k views

Should scholarship/fellowship monetary amount be listed in CV?

7 votes
0 answers
278 views

Why do universities/research agencies allow their employees to do free peer reviewing which financially benefits a third party? [duplicate]

6 votes
3 answers
2k views

Cite articles "in preparation" or conference presentations in post-doc/junior positions grant application