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1 vote

Dealing with entitled students

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?

17 votes

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

1 vote

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

7 votes

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

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

1 vote

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

81 votes

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

10 votes

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

1 vote

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

1 vote

Why are seemingly important topics not covered in textbooks?

1 vote

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

4 votes

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

7 votes

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

14 votes

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

1 vote

Recommendation letter from a supervisor after falling out

4 votes

Paving one's way out of academia

0 votes

Does Pop-Science involvement hurt one's reputation?

2 votes

What post PhD path alternatives are there?

7 votes

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

3 votes

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

11 votes

Why are professors' websites so ugly?

2 votes

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

17 votes

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

2 votes

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

15 votes

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

4 votes

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

18 votes

How and why did the top journals become top journals?