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Dave L Renfro
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198 votes

Has anyone, based on great performance, ever been awarded a higher degree than the one they enrolled for?

36 votes

What is the point of a PhD thesis whose content already exists in published papers?

23 votes
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How to do research when your teaching workload is very high?

23 votes

Skills Difference between Theoretical Physicists and Mathematicians

13 votes
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Do I mention that a paper in mathematics is a "Short Communication" or "Note" or "Research Article" when citing it?

12 votes

What is "educ times"? A journal?

10 votes

Can a professor teach mathematics and computer science?

9 votes

Is paraphrasing my own texts using online tools is okay?

8 votes
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How should I approach the issue of students not writing their name and student number on an exam?

8 votes

Why don’t some PhD students publish their thesis works in a journal?

8 votes
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How can teachers reduce student suspicions in discrepancies and irregularities of grading?

8 votes

Will a post on arXiv as a high school sophomore hurt my future academic life?

8 votes

Teaching high school math between PhD and postdoc

8 votes
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Will there be a problem if I have not mentioned in my PhD application that i am already a PhD student in different university?

5 votes

Introduction depends on preliminaries. What to do?

5 votes

Inclusion of GRE score/completion on CV - under which heading?

5 votes

How to give a short math talk on a very broad topic?

5 votes
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Why do PhD admission committees focus on your bachelor's degree grades when you have better master's degree grades?

4 votes

Is a letter of recommendation from a suicide line worth anything in academic career in STEM?

4 votes

How to create a hypothesis for a historical research?

4 votes

How can I convey my knowledge about a field without publications in a PhD application?

4 votes

How do I quickly describe the timeframe a topic became relevant?

4 votes

How to find out someone really holds a Doctorate in Electrical Engineering from Hungary?

4 votes

What to do if you are assigned to TA a course you are not qualified to teach?

3 votes

What to do if a special case of a theorem is published

3 votes

After six months under review and after an e-mail to the editor

3 votes

"Duke University Press" vs "Duke University Press Books"

3 votes

Can a thesis contain preface?

3 votes

Does the order in which you list committee members in a dissertation matter?

3 votes

How to organize lots of assumptions/equations in a math paper? (I need to refer to them in my main theorem)