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60 votes

May my distinguished referee award be withdrawn if I inform the editors that I've actually left academia?

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Should I agree to review a paper that I've already recommended that another journal reject?

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Can I ask a publisher for a paper that I need for reviewing

57 votes

How should I decline a referee request for the paper which I refereed before?

56 votes

Bad answer to a bad peer-review

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What is the best way to publicize the existence of a fraudulent journal?

53 votes

Inappropriate reference requests from Journal reviewers

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Why publish a research paper when a blog post or a lecture slide can have more citation count than a journal paper?

52 votes

Why is it acceptable to cite unpublished works?

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What are effective ways to deal with burn-out while working full-time during a PhD program?

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Should I withdraw my paper because review is taking too long?

51 votes

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

50 votes

How to handle lecturer who doesn't let me use my phone?

49 votes

Should I simply ignore it if authors assume that I'm male in their response to my review of their article?

49 votes

What makes academic failure different from failure in another career?

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Is it acceptable to say that a reviewer's concern is not going to be addressed because then the paper would be too long?

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Why is peer review anonymous?

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Why do academics stay as adjuncts for years rather than move around?

47 votes

Reviewing a potentially interesting, albeit unreadable paper

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Advice on publishing original theorems with easy proofs

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Telling where I am originally from at the first lecture?

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How should I politely address an email to two professors, one who holds a PhD and one who does not?

46 votes

Is there any way to do good research without people noticing or follow up on my work?

45 votes
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How to "know" if I have a passion?

44 votes

Just started a postdoc, but it went REALLY bad, REALLY fast. Stay or go?

44 votes

Why do so many papers state the obvious?

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Is it common for Chinese nationals to turn down review requests?

42 votes

Can a university revoke my degree for not attending classes?

41 votes

Does it violate academic social norm to email someone around midnight?

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Is it ethical to cite a reviewer's papers even if they are rather irrelevant?

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