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72 votes

Is it fair for my PI to ask me to do administrative work like submitting reports for grants?

22 votes

How do I help my friend who went down the path of crankery?

14 votes
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How to proceed after being threatened and treated poorly by university faculty after reporting physical assault?

13 votes

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

13 votes

Is it plagiarism to end your paper in a similar way with a similar conclusion?

11 votes

For interview questions about innovative or engaging teaching, is it OK to say I give lectures in the standard way?

11 votes

How to resolve: Reviewer #1 says remove section X vs. Reviewer #2 says expand section X

9 votes

Can you still distinguish yourself at a second-tier grad school?

8 votes

I have been accused of copying two lab reports from the previous year even though I had done everything by myself

8 votes
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Cold feet about attending PhD program

7 votes

I reviewed a paper that was rejected, and the authors have posted the paper online without corrections. Do I intervene?

6 votes

Recommendation letter by significant other if you worked with them professionally?

6 votes

What tried and tested possibilities are there to create a poster without using LaTeX?

5 votes

How to deal with sexual harassment by a senior colleague without jeopardizing my tenure case?

5 votes
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Failed my professor months ago, not sure what to do now

4 votes

As faculty, can I bring about changes in our outsourced campus bookstore?

3 votes

Is it safe to commit to the hiring process of an academic research position without an official offer letter?

3 votes

How do Professors feel about writing recommendation letter?

3 votes

What to do when the supervisor is not timely suggesting corrections to research articles?

3 votes

Is it acceptable to criticise papers when writing a related work section

3 votes

Shall I contact multiple faculty members in one department?

3 votes

When should I say I'm leaving my PhD program

2 votes

In academia, does the amount of material that one has to learn diminish as time progresses?

2 votes

Can I omit my department's name to express my dissenting opinions?

2 votes

How do I explain my failed career decision to a potential postdoctoral/academic manager/employer, when I'm almost seven years past my PhD?

1 vote

Is it appropriate to ask the editor which changes he/she thinks is critical to the review?

1 vote

Is it okay to criticize authors because of how poorly their paper is written?

1 vote

If I ask a question that turns out to be something basic I'm missing can it damage my reputation?

1 vote

How to benefit from unsubmitted thesis?

1 vote

How to politely ask for recommendation letters to professors