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Patrick Sanan
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93 votes
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Why do universities fund Ph.D. students in the sciences?

44 votes
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Learning new topic: read literature from oldest to newest or the other way around?

40 votes
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Level of detail when reviewing the language of a low quality paper

33 votes

What are the social norms associated with stealing free coffee?

30 votes

I sent an email asking for letter of recommendation almost a week ago and have not received a response. Does it mean NO?

29 votes

Why is it unethical to share the contents of an exam with students who haven't taken it yet?

28 votes

Should I warn colleagues of another colleague's sexism?

23 votes
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What reason would someone who offered you a PhD position give a recommendation letter for another position?

16 votes
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How do I cite an article which has been accepted pending revisions, but the revisions aren't accepted yet?

14 votes

What should a student do about a professor who uses class time poorly?

13 votes

Is listing annexed territory listed in author details a valid reason to decline to review?

13 votes

Referee report ignored and not sent to authors

11 votes

Do academics look down on well-designed academic websites?

9 votes

How do I learn to recognise what is worth publishing

7 votes
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Is it counter-productive to admit obvious weaknesses when applying for a position?

5 votes
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Should I mention the mutual acquaintance who recommended me to a professor in an email?

4 votes

Why is my mood dictated so much by how well my research is going?

4 votes

Concerns about the value of the research domain

3 votes

As a student with questions about a paper, can I email the author myself or should I ask someone else to contact him?

3 votes

Does peer-reviewing for journals/conferences which advertise to attract reviewers; harm one's academic reputation?

3 votes

Overcoming depression and getting back on rails with PhD work

2 votes

What does it mean if a professor does not respond to an email about research in a week

2 votes

LoR from postdoc or PI?

1 vote

How to get others to understand that my first name consists of two words?

1 vote

Claiming that the model is the first model of its kind

1 vote

Is there any benefit applying before the deadline?

1 vote

As a self-learner, what to do with books providing exercises but not solutions?