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How should I deal with becoming discouraged as a graduate student?

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How to avoid procrastination during the research phase of my PhD?

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University rank/stature - How much does it affect one's career post-Ph.D?

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What does the typical workflow of a journal look like? How should I interpret a particular submission status?

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How hard do early-career academics in the United States work, really?

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How to politely decline the university medal?

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How to get cited and how to boost the impact of one's work?

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I don't want to do research (First year tenure-track faculty)

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How to get people to reply to emails and what to make of a no response?

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

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Resources on how to overcome writer's block, especially for non-native English speakers?

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

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Applying as a full professor to assistant professorships at other institutions

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After successfully publishing papers during my Post-Doc, why am I now having trouble publishing as a tenure track academic?

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What do the abbreviations 2:2, 2:1, or 3:2:3 mean in terms of teaching loads?

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How to ask an editor to exclude a reviewer when the reasons are personal

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Can a personal meeting with a scientist be referenced?

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When writing a synopsis "review", may I contact the authors with questions?

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4 answers
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Project management techniques applied to research

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3 answers
650 views

How to find the right balance between details and the main ideas?

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What is the difference between permanent faculty positions in the UK and tenured faculty positions in the US/Canada?

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How common is redundancy in the British (UK/Australia/NZ/Ireland) system?

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How to physically organize academic papers

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What should be the path to go from an R3 to R2 or R1 school?

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1 answer
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At American colleges, are student evaluations of teaching subject to code of conduct?

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How to decide whether the amount of study material provided to students is enough?