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Nik
  • Member for 6 years
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  • Caltech
42 votes

Feeling guilty about being second author

26 votes
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Is it acceptable for a student to connect with a professor on LinkedIn?

23 votes

Is it common for Chinese nationals to turn down review requests?

21 votes
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Finding a career as a researcher without any PhD, work experience, and/or relevant academic degree

19 votes
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Best practices to teach while wearing a mask

13 votes

Found out I might have unknowingly cheated after term completion

11 votes

How to deal with hostility from administrators when starting a new postdoc position?

11 votes

Have there ever been any "Lebron James" of academia?

11 votes
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Mentor says I cannot be first author of my paper because I am an undergraduate

11 votes

Can I list a grass-roots organisation as an academic affiliation?

11 votes

Pure mathemathics: authors appearing in alphabetic order

10 votes

Does a PhD from US carry *more academic value* as compared to one in India even if the research skill set developed is same?

7 votes

What should I ask a potential PhD advisor in an informal interview?

7 votes

Is LaTeX an implicit prerequisite in Undergraduate Mathematics?

7 votes

How to parse "$70,000/yr for 9 months' employment payable over 12 months"?

6 votes

How to become a better researcher in a shorter amount of time?

6 votes

Advice needed for leaving academia

5 votes
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Postdoc Fellowships Collision

5 votes

Is it unethical to expect one's PhD students to work after graduation without compensation? Should graduates ask for compensation for work?

5 votes

How can I make my papers available on Sci-Hub?

5 votes

Can I find a PhD in Germany without external funding/scholarship?

5 votes

My affiliation after I moved to another institution for Ph.D

4 votes

What does "getting scooped" mean?

4 votes

Paper excluded from conference proceedings

4 votes

First round interview - tenure track

4 votes
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Does having publications on a completely separate field helps my graduate school application?

4 votes

Do grad school admissions care about course load?

4 votes

What are some examples of famous scholars with low h-index?

4 votes
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How important is institution prestige at the postdoc level?

4 votes

Is it possible to download nature as a magazine?