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Rex Kerr
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28 votes
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How to Scale or Curve the Grades for an Examination?

24 votes

OpenOffice Vs. LibreOffice Vs. MSOffice for academic writing

19 votes

Can I ask for payment if my employer wants to use my dissertation?

18 votes

How do we end the culture of “endless hours at work”?

17 votes
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Scientific presentations - black or white?

16 votes

Balancing between students who do homework and those who do not

15 votes

Can I ask for co-authorship if I share code and am willing to help applying code to the problem?

14 votes

Is teaching a graduate course with 30 students an unreasonable expectation for a PhD student with a TA contract?

14 votes

Is the practice of lab members extensively citing each other's work looked down upon in academia?

12 votes

How to come up with research ideas?

12 votes
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When do you stop reading books cover to cover?

12 votes

I found out my master's thesis topic has already been done (exactly), and my advisor didn't mention this when suggesting it to me - how to proceed?

12 votes

Is it more ethical to hire a tutor to prepare or to cheat on a test?

9 votes

Why are some research groups not so ethnically diverse?

8 votes

Regarding changes in the accepted manuscript

7 votes

Is it ethical to apply different criteria for graduate admissions based on country of undergraduate study?

7 votes

Gnuplot in thesis and articles or not?

6 votes

Someone cited my paper in an irrelevant manner

6 votes

An example of a researcher being 'scooped' as a result of working openly?

5 votes

Are there examples of more efficient funding systems than grant applications?

5 votes

Techniques to "digest" large amounts of textual data (academic papers, books, etc)

5 votes

Is asking an author I'm reviewing to cite me a conflict of interest?

5 votes

Is it ethical for a lecturer to mis-indicate exam study material?

5 votes

How to replicate others' results quickly?

5 votes

Grading schemes to encourage effort

5 votes

Things to do before submitting a manuscript

5 votes

Familiarizing oneself with state-of-the-art at the beginning of a PhD

5 votes

How significantly does the salary amount for tenured faculty impact the quality of a deparment?

4 votes

Are there guidelines for amount and content of text in figure captions for theses?

4 votes

Paper with editor for longer than two and a half months