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159 votes

Quoting a typo: Do I really have to do "sic", or can I just fix the sentence?

59 votes
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Should I let minor grammar and spelling errors go during peer-review to speed up the process?

32 votes

Are course grade distributions supposed to be bell shaped?

22 votes

Is arXiv really a lower form of publication than the majority of computer science journals?

21 votes
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Meaning of "cosupervisor"

20 votes

Which could be considered an appropriate number of self-citations?

20 votes

Is it normal to have several one or two month extensions after a fixed term contract postdoc?

15 votes

Why do math journals' aim and scope provide so little information?

12 votes

Should I point out a flaw in a paper, which will likely result in withdrawal and resubmission, before I start to write the review?

10 votes

Why are research papers written in language that's difficult for undergraduate students?

10 votes

How to handle a paper by a reviewer who wants to be paid?

10 votes
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Why is the reference style inconsistent in a published paper?

10 votes

Could I use colors to distinguish variables in a paper?

8 votes

Do reputable journals ever conduct peer review entirely by email?

8 votes

UK Postdoc - Is salary negotiation even possible?

7 votes

Reviewers’ comments are not sufficient to reject my paper, what to do?

6 votes

Why does arXiv have a multi-day lag between submission and publication?

6 votes

What should you do if a co-author has an unethical affiliation?

6 votes

Who are the people reviewing far more papers than they're submitting for review?

6 votes

If Brexit is bad for British science, why hasn't the rankings of British universities worsened?

5 votes

Synonym for the job title of assistant professor

5 votes

What images published in arXiv papers can I include in my education material?

5 votes

Dealing with rejection anxiety as a reviewer

4 votes

Why do journals reformat your submissions?

3 votes

How is the corresponding author on a (math) paper typically chosen?

3 votes

Should a teacher be able to solve all the assignments they give their students themselves?

3 votes

Is it important to maintain a work-life balance as a PhD student?

3 votes

Does extensive peer-reviewing service help with faculty job applications?

3 votes

Will the transferred manuscript at the new journal (B) be sent back to the same reviewers at the transferring journal (A)?

2 votes

What other models are in use for evaluating faculty candidates?