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125 votes

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

77 votes

In what language do scientists communicate with each other in European research institutions?

75 votes

A PI gave me 2 days to accept his offer after I mentioned I still have another interview. Is this normal?

66 votes

Word "believe" in scientific context

60 votes

What is the point in publishing a paper in a workshop rather than in a conference?

55 votes

Reviewer of PhD thesis doesn't allow me to write in the first person singular

52 votes

How do I politely decline student requests to meet during my "research time?"

48 votes

What goes into a proper review of a paper?

47 votes

Paper rejected due to short reference list

42 votes

Why do some papers have 10-20 co-authors?

41 votes

A professor commented that my research is too simple as compared to my colleagues. What does that mean about my future prospects?

40 votes

How do I professionally communicate to a colleague that I am not interested in helping with his project anymore?

40 votes

Should I recommend accepting a manuscript with major revisions because of a strong topic, but quite poor content?

37 votes

Is it true that foreign students have very limited academic prospects in Germany?

36 votes

Paper status "Accept with Shepherd". What does it really mean?

35 votes

Academic progression in Germany, what happens after a postdoc? What is the next step?

35 votes

Meaningful research in PhD with no publications

34 votes

Realizing no one at my school does quite what I want to do

32 votes

Is it ethical for a journal to cancel an accepted review request when they have obtained sufficient number of reviews to make a decision?

29 votes

Can a PhD supervisor take unpublished ideas from a student's dissertation?

28 votes

Generally speaking, when are the deadlines applying for PHD's in Europe?

27 votes

Why are there so many PhD positions and so few PostDoc positions?

26 votes

Should I suggest my sources as reviewers?

25 votes

How should I style my German doctoral title in English documents?

24 votes

Supervisor using my dataset without my consent to submit papers with his other students

24 votes

Is it okay to work on colleagues' ideas after they leave academia?

23 votes

Is it unethical to expect one's PhD students to work after graduation without compensation? Should graduates ask for compensation for work?

23 votes

How do I identify predatory and low quality journals? With Beall's List gone, how can I tell if a journal is spam?

23 votes

How to reconcile desire to succeed in academia/willingness to prioritize research with ethical concerns about fair work practices?

23 votes

How does the Dutch academic culture compare to other countries in Europe?

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