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177 votes

I don't want to kill any more mice, but my advisor insists that I must in order to get my PhD

142 votes
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How to deal with a colleague who won't accept they're wrong

109 votes

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

66 votes

Should I report a PhD student’s incompetence to their supervisor?

50 votes

How to help reduce students' anxiety in an oral exam?

46 votes
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Advisor forcing to publish paper in high profile journal

38 votes

Is it permitted to not take Ph.D. students who have girlfriends/are married/don't come in weekends...?

37 votes

How to react when professor wrongly corrects you in public?

34 votes

How to supervise a bad PhD student

29 votes

Is it okay for a reviewer to share an under review manuscript with their colleagues?

26 votes

Colleagues don't congratulate me or cheer me on when I do good work

25 votes
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Professor deletes me from Skype contact list after Skype interview and promise to give offer. Could this be a rejection?

23 votes

Why do researchers need universities?

21 votes

Religious supervisor wants to thank god in the acknowledgements

19 votes
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Is it okay to submit the revised manuscript well before the due date?

16 votes
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Adding square brackets when quoting

15 votes
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What data analysis software should a supervisor recommend to their research students?

13 votes

Submit paper before or after going on holidays?

13 votes

Can I hand in an essay which I have written last year, but not as part of a course?

12 votes

Is it possible to remove an author's name after publication?

10 votes

How to prove that a student is plagiarizing with paraphrasing software like Spinbot?

10 votes

Can I recommend rejection of a paper after simply reading its Abstract and Introduction?

8 votes
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The review of one of the reviewers is basically a copy and paste from my paper. Should I care?

8 votes

Why mention town and country of equipment manufacturer?

7 votes

What are the most important actions after starting as a junior lecturer?

7 votes
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Can a reviewer ask for primary data?

7 votes

How to respond to reviewers that ask you to "look again at your results" without providing further details?

7 votes

How can I distinguish harsh treatment from my advisor from "tough love" and direct feedback?

7 votes
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Should I tell about my inexperience in my cover letter?

7 votes

Leaving a conference immediately after presenting a paper?