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Roland
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96 votes

Can I make an exam question for graduate & undergraduate students to find an idea in making a breakthrough in my research?

76 votes

Who deserves to be first and second author? PhD student who collected data, research associate who wrote the paper or supervisor?

58 votes
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Should I mention a mistake made by a third person?

57 votes

Do people intentionally make papers shorter in order to avoid grammar or reference errors?

43 votes

Data used for analysis is not free. What should I do as a reviewer?

39 votes
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Is it appropriate if my former advisor is editor of a journal I submit to?

33 votes

Is it reasonable to require students to bring a laptop to every lecture?

24 votes

How to evaluate student team members who did minimal work on a team assignment?

21 votes

Is it common to attend to conference of past postdoc during a new postdoc?

20 votes
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Can I copy the "background" and "related work" part of my published paper?

19 votes
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Does "being ghosted" mean "rejection" after PhD interview?

16 votes

Is it OK to add citations from low impact factor journals?

15 votes
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Can I upload other peoples old tech reports to ResearchGate?

13 votes

How would you respond if you were forwarded an email by your secretary that clearly wasn't meant for you?

12 votes
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When exactly are you “promoviert” in Germany?

11 votes

How do I start a new peer-reviewed open access journal?

11 votes
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How to cite works that is cited in the works

10 votes

A question regarding renewal of postdoc fellowship, and the mentor not making the picture clear

10 votes

Peer-review -- Can I ask to cite my already published paper that is relevant?

9 votes

Dealing with a coauthor whose contribution was not used in the paper

9 votes

I am being asked to resign with only a week left on my postdoc contract, should I?

8 votes

Authorship of a student who published separately without permission

8 votes

How to contact journalists for a press release in the UK?

8 votes

Wrong PhD better than no PhD?

8 votes

How can one prevent a co-author from publishing without consent?

8 votes
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What is the English term for a Belgian non-university higher education institution?

8 votes

Backing out of accepted post-doc position in favor of a permanent faculty position

7 votes

Is it a bad idea to change/remove a co-author from a manuscript which is revision?

7 votes

Proper ways to contact US academics from outside academia?

7 votes

What to do if the corresponding author is presumably dead?