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HEITZ
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138 votes
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Popular software used in research is incorrectly reporting solution is optimal: what to do?

127 votes

What should PhD students do if they submit a paper to two journals and a reviewer notices concurrent submission?

125 votes

I used a solution that I happened to already have on my laptop on an exam. Did I cheat?

67 votes
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Why do you need to do a postdoc after getting your PhD?

59 votes
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What do you do when you are asked to perform an official review for a journal of a manuscript written by your supervisor?

59 votes

Is it okay to address "Prof. X" as "Mr. X"?

54 votes

How do some researchers consistently get published in venues with low acceptance rates?

35 votes

Authorship when contribution is removed

20 votes

Lab colleague uses cracked software. Should I report it?

17 votes

Has the student responsibility for not cheating?

17 votes

Should I ask for a submitted recommendation letter to be retracted in order to submit another, stronger recommendation?

15 votes

Why don't I want to learn anything?

14 votes

Graduate school with tinnitus

13 votes

How not to lose confidence in front of supervisor?

13 votes

How should I respond to full text requests from other researchers I don't know?

13 votes

Can I perform psychological experiments at home and be taken seriously?

12 votes

I am an editor for a lousy paper and I found a better algorithm than theirs. Must I share it with them?

11 votes

Is finding an interest in Mathematics in late teens not a good sign for amazing research capability?

11 votes

One of my student researchers is likely falsifying some results/data. What are the consequences?

10 votes

What is the purpose of letter of recommendation?

8 votes

How to toughen up against hostile students as a TA?

8 votes

Is it academically dishonest to submit the same project to two different classes in the same semester?

7 votes

Academic freedom to select textbooks and use multiple-choice tests on occasion in my courses?

7 votes
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I found a huge error in my master's thesis which I defended a year ago

7 votes

I get no advice or guidance from my supervisor

7 votes

Is it a good idea to take a break from studying a mathematics PhD and revisit academia at a later stage?

7 votes
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Is it acceptable to have a figure caption running to the next page?

7 votes

Should I consider quitting my Ph.D. after 6 months?

6 votes

Stuck without progress working on thesis - worried about failure

6 votes

What's the purpose of a PhD defense?

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