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Federico Poloni
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251 votes

How to silence the voice that tells you you're being financially irresponsible by spending 4 to 6 years doing a PhD?

132 votes

Inadmissible theorems in research

117 votes
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My assessor is giving me spelling advice - but he's wrong

117 votes
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How can I deal with a lecturer ridiculing me in front of class for making a mistake?

116 votes

Whether to tell his prospective employer that a new male post doc opposes affirmative action for women in academia?

109 votes

Access to scientific articles that cite mine after leaving academia

104 votes

Am I required to hand out private encryption key to head of institute?

88 votes

Is it appropriate for a professor to require students to sign a non-disclosure agreement before being taught?

85 votes
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Paper rejected based on one very short wrong comment

79 votes
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When refereeing a paper, stating I am not an author of suggested literature

71 votes

What is the best "last slide" in a thesis presentation?

71 votes
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How to deal with this rejection email from the journal Mathematics of Computation?

68 votes
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Double blind peer review when paper cites author's GitHub repo for code

64 votes
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"Dressing down" to impress in academic settings

63 votes

Should I use the university or personal account for note-taking?

60 votes

How to react to a student’s panic attack in an oral exam?

52 votes

Distinguish starting journals from predatory ones

51 votes
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Can I bring a spouse along for a conference?

48 votes

Which ranking is more meaningful for post-doc students?

47 votes
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Adjective order in academia: "Italian young adults"

40 votes
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I believe a publisher is infringing copyright when reproducing a figure I created. What can I do?

40 votes
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Could I submit a paper that I'm not sure about its proof?

38 votes

What do legit journal/conference/review invitations look like?

34 votes

In which countries is cheating in university exams considered a crime?

34 votes
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My name was misspelled in a citation, what should I do?

33 votes

Is it always necessary to mathematically define an existing algorithm (which can easily be researched elsewhere) in a paper?

33 votes

How to highlight changes made in the manuscript as part of a revise and resubmit?

33 votes

What is the meaning of “we can't offer to further consider this paper in its current shape”?

32 votes

Signed up for conference, having second thoughts

30 votes

How to find out if a preprint has been already published

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