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Ben Norris
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39 votes

What are "fake", "shady", and/or "predatory" journals?

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How to deal with a student found seeking an answer to a coursework question online?

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Etiquette for discussing authorships, expectations, etc. with potential advisors

25 votes

Who actually is a Post-Doctoral fellow?

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Can I use the work in my journal/conference publications as chapters in my dissertation?

23 votes

What does first authorship really mean in field X?

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How is US law on equal opportunity enforced in academic recruitment?

21 votes

How to verify authenticity of submitted assignments

19 votes

Will getting rejected from a graduate school affect my relationships with the faculty members at that school?

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Professorship without PhD in the United States

18 votes

What to do about "grade grubbers?"

17 votes

If you get stuck in research, at what point in time should you ask for help?

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How to mark/cite text that you only translated?

17 votes

How can one learn from poor teaching evaluations?

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How does one issue a call for papers on military history?

16 votes

Why do universities tolerate uploading papers on their websites?

15 votes

Should one apply for tenure track positions below current rank?

14 votes

Having a low tier publication as an undergraduate student?

12 votes

What do I need to ensure my presentation will go smoothly?

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When someone says a paper is published "in Nature", does that mean it's published in *Nature*?

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Should postdoc be listed under Employment and or Education on CV?

11 votes

How do I appropriately penalize late projects?

11 votes

On citing "common knowledge" statements

11 votes

Will lack of teaching experience be a major hindrance for a faculty position?

10 votes

My advisor wants me to reinvent the wheel

10 votes

What systems are most effective for monitoring student attendance?

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How does a PhD student make meaningful comments or suggestions regarding a professor's work?

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Coordination of a class taught by different professors: how to be fair to the students?

10 votes

Will anybody actually read your research and teaching statements?

9 votes

How do "lecturers" differ from "professors" in large universities?