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Graham
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84 votes

Is it appropriate to mention that authors refused to provide code samples when asked?

72 votes

Slept through final, professor is giving me a zero and failing me – is there anything I can do to change this?

51 votes
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Is it reasonable to require students to bring a laptop to every lecture?

43 votes

How can I counter a student response saying "Why are we bothered to reinvent the wheel when proving mathematical identities?"

32 votes

Is it rude to be messaging your supervisor if he is in hospital?

20 votes

Is it appropriate to ask a student who wears the full-face veil to speak louder?

19 votes

Just started a postdoc, but it went REALLY bad, REALLY fast. Stay or go?

17 votes

Do academics look down on applicants who leave academia and try to go back?

16 votes

How to get acknowledged by the right name even if people assume that they should use a longer formal variant?

16 votes

Why didn't more people graduate with a college degree when it was "affordable"?

15 votes

Is it normal that a peer reviewer would ask for an executable file in order to check my results?

15 votes

How do I refuse to meet again a Department Chair who insists on certain measures due to my non-standard accent causing communication problems?

11 votes

My undergraduate thesis project is a failure and I don't know what to do

10 votes

If the interviewer says "We have other interviews to conduct and then back to you in few days", is it a bad sign to not get the job?

9 votes

Two-thirds of the class received an extra 10 minutes on an exam. Should I bring this up with the professor?

9 votes

What good is my paper if the code is not open source?

8 votes

Should arguments based on the proponent's gender be used in a grant proposal?

8 votes

How should I deal with very negative feedback from some students?

8 votes

Two students having separate topics chose to use the same paper format

6 votes

How to approach a student with bad hygiene?

6 votes

What type of letter is Pierre Deligne talking about and why did he write a letter to other mathematicians?

6 votes

Redoing my bachelor’s degree for general specialisation and better GPA

6 votes

Can leaked nude pictures damage one's academic career?

5 votes

Identical projects by students at two different colleges: still plagiarism?

5 votes

Is there a single example of an outsider considered a "crank" publishing a ground-breaking result that was found to be correct (in the last 30 years)?

4 votes

Other students can easily cheat on a test and the grading system is relative - should I cheat, and what else can I do?

4 votes

What should I do if my parents are forcing me to study a career I don't want?

3 votes

How can I deal with students who try to steer a course (in the online setting)?

3 votes

Could I ask my supervisor to help me coding an implementation of a scientific paper's algorithm

3 votes

Photo requirement on CV?