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Eriks Klotins
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18 votes

Should I complain to higher authorities about the incompetence of this teacher?

13 votes

What should I call my mathematics thesis's 1st chapter that covers background concepts?

8 votes

What's better: paper rejected from a strong conference or a paper accepted into a weak conference?

6 votes

Is certified translation of diploma an absolute necessary?

5 votes

How can I motivate the teaching assistants to grade more strictly?

4 votes

How should someone choose a PhD topic so that she doesn't fail?

3 votes

Are results that are derived simply by using more computational power publishable?

3 votes

My advisor has literally no idea what my research is about and I am freaking out (phd student)

3 votes

What are appropriate questions for a closed-door (non-public) part of a PhD (or master's) defense?

3 votes

What should I do the day before submitting my PhD thesis?

2 votes

My PhD defense is next week and I am having negative thoughts about my work and knowledge. Any advice on how to tackle this?

2 votes

Is it OK to have a PhD thesis with shortcomings and inaccuracies?

2 votes

Was my student being disrespectful by using shouting language in her email to me?

2 votes

Replying to students' emails or ignoring irrelevant questions

1 vote

How should I write a letter to ask the author of a research paper some questions?

1 vote

Failing PhD, how to go forward?

1 vote

What would be a fair and deterring disciplinary sanction for a student who committed plagiarism?

1 vote

What is an "un-reproducible result"?

1 vote

How likely is it that an PhD examiner will find something I've missed? And if they do, how much of a problem is it?

1 vote

Is it ethical to reach out to other postdocs about the research project before the postdoc interview?

1 vote

What are the pros and cons of publishing a new unpublished idea in a poster session in a leading conference?

0 votes

Is there such a thing in the academic world as "common knowledge"?

0 votes

What channels do people use to challenge or provide criticism for newly developed theories?