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92 votes

Stuck without progress working on thesis - worried about failure

71 votes
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Should one thank colleagues for interesting discussions that have not actually achieved anything?

70 votes

In academic papers, is it really a bad thing to not report the relatively not good results?

61 votes
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What should I do if someone submit a review of a manuscript in journal system sooner than I know and I already prepared a detailed review?

59 votes

Is there a single example of an outsider considered a "crank" publishing a ground-breaking result that was found to be correct (in the last 30 years)?

54 votes

What is the need for a "related work" section in state-of-the-art papers?

49 votes
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How serious can this review invitation be?

38 votes

Ethical concerns regarding the review of a paper on autonomous armed drones

33 votes

How to deal with sources whose authors I don't have good relationship with?

29 votes

What is the justification for the typical punishment of a student who did not cheat but helped others cheat?

27 votes

Latin abbreviation for "see there"

26 votes

What is the best way to deal with cranks?

25 votes

What is the basic difference between a researcher in a corporation, and a university?

20 votes
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How to handle newly discovered problems in second and third round reviews

17 votes

Acceptable to do significant work on PhD before officially starting?

16 votes

How can I prove that the head of the lab did not have contribution to my work?

14 votes

Should I agree to referee a paper when I don't feel I can judge its importance?

14 votes

Is it acceptable to email the author of a paper that you cannot follow?

12 votes

Contacting a professor of an ancient language I translated poems to

11 votes

I have to present a poster in two weeks and data analysis is going nowhere

10 votes

Co-authorship nightmare

10 votes
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Rephrasing and Reproducing some part of the Introduction of a Research publication without citing that publication. Is it plagiarism?

10 votes
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How problematic is going by a preferred name while publishing with my full name?

10 votes

Does recording video of a scientific presentation violate the privacy of a PhD student?

10 votes

Working on a methodology different from advisor's expertise. How to proceed?

9 votes
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Someone cited citations I used without citing my work and effort in finding the references

9 votes

They shared the code, but then, I found key errors in their work. How do I criticize this in my research paper?

9 votes
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Pessimistic with direction of academia-industry project

9 votes
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What would be a good strategy to avoid being scooped?

8 votes
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Suggesting reviewers for a very sectorial double-blind submission

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