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57 votes

I sent a Facebook friend request to my ex-professor, should I apologise?

38 votes
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A potential postdoc PI contacted my Ph.D. advisor without asking me for the contact info. Is this common?

36 votes

I might be rediscovering someone else's result. What should I do?

27 votes

Dealing with a PhD student reneging on an agreement to appear in social media

20 votes

Authorship of a student who published separately without permission

12 votes

Is it okay to expect advisors to offer a word of condolence?

9 votes
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Advice for getting a paper published as a highschooler

9 votes

How should I consider a possibly rude reply from a potential PhD advisor?

9 votes
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How should I ask for professional help over a problem at which I am stuck?

8 votes

Submit double paper to the same journal

7 votes

First-time teaching PhD students make course assignment way too demanding for a new lecture

6 votes

How can I get my idea published as an undergrad student with no professors at my University whose research areas line up with my idea

6 votes

Repeating a proof from the literature in my paper

6 votes

Is it valid to modify a student's exam grade if you feel they did not earn it?

5 votes

Asking an advisor about the source of their funding

5 votes

Is there such a thing as fraud in mathematics?

4 votes
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How to resolve R&R without Decision

4 votes
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When do you put a term or phrase in quotation marks? How does one get better at knowing when to do this?

4 votes

Is it ethically justifiable to conceal a fatal conceptual flaw in a thesis to avoid an unaffordable 2-year setback if the flaw is the advisor's fault?

4 votes

Is there a way for students to use a figure from an article, for a 'students-only' presentation, without paying a hefty sum?

4 votes
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Accepting a reviewer position only if I'm not the sole reviewer

3 votes

What standards to apply when refereeing for a new journal?

3 votes

Would most prestigious journal editors reject one-author papers written by newbies?

3 votes
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In order to write a good email (not generic or close to generic) to prospective phd supervisors, in what level of detail should I read their papers?

3 votes

Funding (mathematical) theory research in a computational world

3 votes

What should a TA do if they cannot do all of the assigned homework for a class?

3 votes

Is being a poor writer a serious impediment as a researcher?

2 votes

Why do "Author's Rights" in "Consent to Publish" agreements allow pre-print publications?

2 votes

How to politely point out an issue with a cited paper?

2 votes

In a grant application, how to address gender aspects when working in a highly technical field?