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Ric
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149 votes

Is watching porn in university a crime?

88 votes

Professor gave me a higher grade than I deserved. What should I do?

82 votes

Is it possible to keep publishing under my professional (maiden) name, different from my married legal name?

63 votes
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How to tune algorithm performances in computer science papers

59 votes

Is it normal to get an angry review that does not address any point of the work?

53 votes
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Is there a way to ethically hire somebody to write "rough drafts"/"extended outlines" for your PhD dissertation?

19 votes
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Dealing with low-quality legacy student-work

16 votes

How to deal with an unethical editor?

15 votes
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Are masters programs generally easier to get into than PhD?

12 votes

Effect of offensive speech online on grad student life

12 votes

Why are PhD salaries so low?

10 votes

Can I talk to another professor about quitting my PhD before I talk to my PI?

10 votes
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Are there risks in sharing a paper after submission and before reviews?

10 votes

Is it OK to refuse to cite paywalled papers?

9 votes

Should I submit a paper to a venue that is unlikely to accept it?

9 votes

Access to math papers

9 votes
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How to nicely communicate to my professor that I prefer a different topic/project

8 votes

Sending pre-application e-mail to two professors who are close friends but at different universities

7 votes

Should I refuse my advisor's request to write a research paper?

7 votes
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Changing the status of my paper in a job application

7 votes

Should I cite a paper that I haven't read if I use a theorem in it?

7 votes
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If I get an encouraging but noncommittal response from potential advisor, should I continue to pursue other potential advisors at this school?

6 votes

My master thesis supervisor refused to recommend me for a PhD

6 votes

Are there higher education systems in which is not required to write a thesis?

6 votes

Is it ethical to require student work in exchange for letter of recommendation

6 votes
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Difference between Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Systems and information engineering master'sdegrees

5 votes

What options do I have when a journal refuses my paper based on 1/3 review by a non-relevant referee?

5 votes

Importance of order of authors in published paper when applying for PhD positions

5 votes
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Starting of cover letter for academic jobs

5 votes

Is it unethical to get paid for the work and time invested in thesis?