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611 votes
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How should I deal with becoming discouraged as a graduate student?

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How to effectively deal with Imposter Syndrome and feelings of inadequacy: "I've somehow convinced everyone that I'm actually good at this"

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Best-practice models for "research" code?

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How hard do early-career academics in the United States work, really?

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How do "scientific couples" (from different fields) find positions?

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Good practices for organizing notes

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Is it necessary to obtain permissions for copying figures from published articles in your proposal/dissertation?

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Resources on how to overcome writer's block, especially for non-native English speakers?

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When should I stop including talks on my cv?

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Open versus Blind reviewing process

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Does doing a postdoc mean a commitment to an academic career?

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Will rejecting more papers than I accept reflect negatively on me as a reviewer?

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How to do a flawless and natural presentation?

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What are some general good principles for creating a poster for a poster session?

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How to improve technical writing

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What do you wish you knew as a student before you became a researcher?

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Correlation between personality type (MBTI or other) and success in academia?

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How relevant are (journal) papers for the valuation of one’s work and results?

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Things to do before submitting a manuscript

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What is the effect of a journal going open-access on its impact factor?

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What are good principles for creating figures?

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What can a biostatistician do to earn money on the side?

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Learning/Reviewing New Material Quickly

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Tuning the PhD journey for Industry jobs

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1 answer
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What are the academic job ranks in Sweden?

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Does one get academic credit towards a degree for open online courses?

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Transition from PhD to project-manager position

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What do potential postdoc advisers seek in research statement letters?

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Are there available corpora of academic works?

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