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Dilworth
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48 votes
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How to deal with a PhD supervisor that acts like a company manager?

36 votes

Impress potential PhD advisor with my work, will it backfire?

36 votes
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Why is getting your PhD in Iran invalid for obtaining a post-doc position in the US?

35 votes

Is it normal for a PhD candidate to be dissatisfied with their PhD thesis topic, if the field is not hot?

32 votes

PhD expectations of commitment

29 votes
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Should I tell my supervisor about my upcoming paper?

29 votes
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Is there a bias in top tier PhD admissions at top tier universities to favor those with undergraduate degrees from other top tier universities?

27 votes

Would it be rude to ask a famous professor who doesn't know me personally for a recommendation letter if I have published in a high ranking journal?

27 votes

Cannot present paper at conference. Instructor wants to move me to second author

25 votes

Professor refuses to write a recommendation letter to students who haven't written a research paper with him

23 votes

Is there a point in pursuing a PhD outside of top universities?

21 votes

My advisor wants me to quit the program. What should I do?

20 votes

As a PhD student, I want to limit myself to 40 hrs/week. How to maintain this boundary?

18 votes

PhD advisor used my paper in his grant report. But the paper was my work

17 votes

I spotted a paper with an absurd amount of self citations. Is this normal?

16 votes

How to deal with systematic rigging of academic position job postings?

16 votes

What is the point of a PhD thesis whose content already exists in published papers?

12 votes

How do I determine whether "Global Scientific Journal" is reputable or not?

12 votes

In Mathematics, what is the standing of the journal Proc. AMS?

11 votes

As a male student, did I say something wrong to this female professor?

11 votes

How to silence the voice that tells you you're being financially irresponsible by spending 4 to 6 years doing a PhD?

10 votes

Senior researcher or Associate professor

9 votes

Do the authors have to cite or make comparisons against works on domains such as arXiv?

9 votes

How do I get out of my overly vain 'trophy' mindset when it comes to universities?

9 votes

Can I use my university email to contact professors in other university?

8 votes

How to react professionally when you receive a complaint from a student

8 votes

Journal published a paper, ignoring my objections as a referee

7 votes

I want to quit PhD after 4 months. Should I?

7 votes

Exam design: give maximum score per question or not?

7 votes

Wearing dressy clothes in the "lab"

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