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4 votes

Funding for new faculty

9 votes
Accepted

How to identify future directions in a saturated field without getting discouraged

2 votes

Who is supposed to repeat experiments?

1 vote
Accepted

Chance of getting into engineering PhD if I have good references and research experience but don't satisfy 3.0 GPA requirement?

3 votes

My advisor does not provide any solutions and wants me to work alone

1 vote

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

5 votes
Accepted

Can I do a PhD in Mechanical Engineering without experimental work?

1 vote

Should I make a fuss about small typos I found in a reference book?

1 vote

Is there a difference between "in review" and "under review"

0 votes

Is TAing a necessary evil?

2 votes

Should I include a "prestigious" invited-only conference/workshop on my CV?

1 vote
Accepted

Does taking an academic job in Asia or Africa make it difficult to get a job in the US or Europe later?

4 votes

Altering a thesis after acceptance?

4 votes

Will experience in related fields help me get into my "dream" graduate program as a non-traditional student with some failures in my past?

0 votes

Literature searches in publications when you have limited access to journals

1 vote

Internship offers

1 vote

What questions should I ask a PI in a PhD interview?

4 votes

Should you state multiple degree titles in your CV next to your name?

2 votes

If I work on a project but don't do research, should I be included as an author on a paper?

0 votes

Is there any online server to upload recommendation letters and share the link with the universities

1 vote

What are the responsibilities of the Publication Chair of a conference?

1 vote

Applied vs academic future goals

7 votes

Should I quit my PhD?

0 votes

University policy of publishing student course evaluations: Prevalence and pros and cons

1 vote

Student taking a make-up exam sees exam she would've taken: Unethical?

1 vote

Word choice for salutation in a formal email to your PhD adviser, Is *Dear Boss* appropriate?

12 votes

How common is it to outsource tedious research tasks to undergrads?

2 votes

What can I do to convince my advisor of my ideas?

9 votes
Accepted

PI wants to add a new author who I think doesn't deserve to be added

2 votes

How do textbook authors and professors cook up homework/assignment questions?