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Peter Flom
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41 votes

How to ask a professor from 29 years ago to write you a recommendation?

34 votes

Is LaTeX an implicit prerequisite in Undergraduate Mathematics?

31 votes

How do I motivate my PhD students to attend seminars

28 votes

Is it acceptable to email a professor about an article they wrote years ago?

14 votes

Why is 90% of medical research useless?

13 votes

PhD advisor is pushing me to do a project which is doomed to failure

13 votes

What can I tell a student I am mentoring who claims: "I want to do pure mathematics because it is superior to any other subject in the world"?

10 votes

How to acknowledge "hints" in a math thesis?

10 votes

How can I learn to trust the Ph.D program course of study again?

9 votes

Does the editorial board of a journal have the ethical right to refuse publication for insulting the reviewer?

8 votes
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What language is "Solutio problematis ad geometriam situs pertinentis" written in?

8 votes

Professor claiming first authorship on former student's project

6 votes

Do people use the number 42 in research?

6 votes

Does it matter who your thesis examiner is?

6 votes

How do you respond to people who say pure mathematics has less value than applied mathematics because "it doesn't have any practical application"?

6 votes

Should I include papers in a literature review that might overshadow my own results?

6 votes

Skills Difference between Theoretical Physicists and Mathematicians

5 votes
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Searching more than 1 "exact phrases" in Google scholar

5 votes

Who is the target audience for the $60+ academic books?

5 votes

Coauthorship of a paper with big name prof

5 votes

Informative questions to ask in a faculty interview?

5 votes

Is it ok to get an external help for PHD dissertation?

5 votes

Can academics make a living solely out of publishing?

5 votes

Short comment paper - time to review Vs urgency of the topic

5 votes

Asking a professor at another university for a reading course

4 votes

Are preface and acknowledgement a must-have in a monograph?

4 votes

Do both first-author and co-author publications from a potential advisor imply current research activity?

4 votes

Discard a constantly rejected manuscript or go for a lower-tier journal?

3 votes

Unforgivable sins in academia

3 votes

Paraphrasing when citing