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Moriarty
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107 votes
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My student told me his mother has cancer, what do I do?

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My advisor submitted a paper with my work without including me as an author

46 votes

Are there good reasons to avoid using color in research papers?

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How can I politely tell a professor that I'm too busy to do research with him this term?

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Why didn't more people graduate with a college degree when it was "affordable"?

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When can asking a question during lecture be offensive?

36 votes

I want to do research but I'm too old for a PHD

35 votes

The Ethics of Preparing for a Course Long Before Actually Taking it

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Is it appropriate to mention one's religion in an academic CV?

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Why do university campuses have glass blowing services?

33 votes

Can students finish much of their PhD thesis before applying to a PhD program?

31 votes

Why are most papers not dated?

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How many references should be included in the bibliography of a Master thesis?

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Do professors change their impression of a previously bad student?

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Can I cite an unpublished Master Thesis?

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How to comfortably interact with famous professors?

21 votes

Is it fair for me to drink caffeine during tests?

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How to handle students not returning borrowed equipment?

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Why are Macbooks so ubiquitous in Science, if they are status symbols

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What should you do if you spotted a non-trivial error in a highly cited paper?

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What to do about questions that are designed to embarrass the speaker?

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Can the word "subsubsection" be used in a thesis?

18 votes

PhD study (University accreditation) and the ability to teach in the USA

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Scientific poster by an industry researcher: What do I put as contact information?

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Is it a bad idea not to use slides in my Ph.D. oral defense?

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Searching a pdf journal paper for mathematical symbols

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Is it dishonest to guess on multiple choice exams?

15 votes

What to write in appeal for a rejected PhD application?

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How much involvement should my advisor have in deciding my availability and actions for me?

15 votes

Can a professor require that I collect personal data from family members for an assignment?