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81 votes

What to do when my introductory sentence is taken from another author's paper?

59 votes
Accepted

Can I learn the course material for the first time while I'm teaching it?

17 votes

Thinking about leaving academia for good. I am feeling guilty and disappointed in myself. Any thoughts/advice?

17 votes

How and why did the top journals become top journals?

17 votes

Is it reasonable to worry about lack of potential for dating in postdoc positions?

15 votes

What is the benefit of writing lecture notes for an introductory course vs using a textbook?

14 votes

Is it true that a full Ph.D. is a disadvantage for technical positions in the private sector?

11 votes

Why are professors' websites so ugly?

10 votes

I regret declining a really good PhD offer. Can I ask if I can accept the offer after all?

7 votes

I got an offer from my dream graduate school days after starting grad school somewhere else. What should I do?

7 votes

What to do when the claims in a paper are proven to be wrong?

7 votes

What are the pros and cons of being co-supervised?

6 votes

Leaving academia to join company's R&D department - How to deal with not publishing anymore, losing the cutting-edge knowledge and decreasing h-index?

4 votes

Paving one's way out of academia

4 votes

Etiquette of wearing the wrong academic robes at graduation as a lecturer in the UK

4 votes

Swiss cheese holes in my education. Do I go back and fill them?

3 votes

What is relationship between post-doc experience and number of publications on Salary/appointment levels in New Zealand universities?

2 votes

Is it possible to earn a PhD in mathematics with emphasis in teaching?

2 votes

Should we put the references in slides/poster when we already have them in paper?

2 votes

What post PhD path alternatives are there?

1 vote

Recommendation letter from a supervisor after falling out

1 vote

How to find out paper from phrases like "Chun and Seymour (1989)"?

1 vote

Why are seemingly important topics not covered in textbooks?

1 vote

Is it possible to get a teaching job in US/Canadian universities with an NZ/Aus PhD?

1 vote

Dealing with entitled students

1 vote

Is offering jobs to students I'm teaching as a "representative of industry" OK?

1 vote

Should seemingly arbitrary things like "play piano for Church" or "intramural badminton" go on M.S. or PhD applications in sciences/engineering?

0 votes

Does Pop-Science involvement hurt one's reputation?