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Franck Dernoncourt
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54 votes

Why are most of the top universities American?

45 votes

I want to do research but I'm too old for a PHD

43 votes

Is it ok to upload joke papers to arXiv?

40 votes
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Are non-citizen Muslim professors and students going to be removed from US universities and subsequently deported by Trump's ban?

36 votes
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Is it rude for me to ask professors for assignments in advance of the class starting?

34 votes

How much time do professors have to do research on their own?

31 votes
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Is it a good idea for a nonnative English speaker to have native speakers help make the English in statement of purpose perfect?

29 votes

"Academic time": why is 110 minutes called two hours?

26 votes

Are there boycotts against publishers other than Elsevier?

26 votes

Why doesn't arXiv have a comment section?

25 votes

Can I sue my advisor due to not giving me authorship

24 votes

What is a good way to phrase "in my experience" in a journal paper?

20 votes

Ways to get free and legal access to research papers as a researcher

19 votes
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No response from Professor; how should I remind him about writing a recommendation for me?

18 votes

Typical experiences of transgender people in academia?

17 votes

Are there universities that consider it academic misconduct for students to publish material created by faculty?

17 votes

Why does research cost so much money?

17 votes

What's the purpose of 1-week, 2-week, 10-week..."X-week"... (online) professional certificates?

16 votes
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Using proprietary software to demonstrate work in conference

14 votes

Knowing that most students submit assignments right around the deadline, is it advisable not to set deadline that is very late at night?

14 votes
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Are there any known Universities that refuse to pay for paywall access to academic journals?

13 votes

How much revenue do academic authors make on their published books?

12 votes

How to know a supervisor's working style before joining his group?

12 votes

Citing a link that was removed?

11 votes

What are the boundaries between draft, manuscript, preprint, paper, and article?

11 votes
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Importance of paper download statistics

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Is it dishonest to not list papers published in predatory journals when e.g. applying for a job?

10 votes
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Why are the final copies of thesis dissertations often required to be double spaced?

10 votes

Creating a permanent URL to put in a publication

9 votes

Is open-plan office for academia at all?