Tag: communication

87 Should I report a PhD student’s incompetence to their supervisor? 2018-02-28T20:05:03.467

74 My supervisor misjudges my knowledge 2018-02-05T15:24:43.240

71 How to tell speakers that their English is terrible? 2017-10-02T14:07:32.913

70 Is it inappropriate to tell my students to check their school email? 2016-09-07T20:03:51.970

67 Why do academics frequently write very short email replies? 2015-12-02T10:45:53.073

61 How to respond to a professor who was insulted by an email detailing mistakes in the exercise? 2017-01-29T11:11:22.207

59 What can professors do to encourage properly written email messages from students? 2015-09-27T17:35:48.880

59 Dean will not tell me what upcoming meeting is about. What do I do? 2017-12-11T16:26:09.123

54 My student told me his mother has cancer, what do I do? 2014-08-23T15:05:31.340

51 How to move your field away from a widely accepted practice that has a catastrophic error? 2016-12-12T02:53:09.903

51 How should I phrase an important question that I need to ask a professor? 2017-06-10T02:13:49.977

48 How should a non-native English presenter respond to a question they did not understand? 2015-08-22T00:01:55.400

40 Hiring an academic researcher to implement an algorithm in a paper they wrote 2016-02-26T21:51:32.023

40 My advisor said that I should be more modest, and we should meet more often. Should I tell him about my impostor syndrome? If yes, mail or personal? 2017-01-11T22:32:12.953

39 How to handle an advisor who communicates badly and puts me in a bad position as a result? 2014-06-03T21:31:05.413

39 How should a student deal with personal criticisms from an assistant professor? 2016-03-22T11:50:28.903

38 Am I helping my graduate students too much? 2015-02-06T15:22:49.083

37 How do you enforce handwriting standards for homework assignments as a TA? 2016-10-27T21:46:41.623

37 Professional ways of saying "Keep me in the loop in case you have some other projects I may be able to contribute to" 2018-01-14T17:13:44.167

36 Should I email old supervisor about my progress? 2016-06-20T21:47:38.400

36 Department member forwarded complaint about professor to that professor 2018-01-28T06:13:39.203

35 How do I politely and tactfully tell my advisor that I would like more consistency in meetings? 2016-05-27T08:22:33.050

33 Is it possible for people with a stutter to have a career in academia? 2015-02-13T17:42:14.343

32 A lecturer is hard to understand, what to do? 2014-02-12T17:03:26.060

32 Is it necessary for a grad student to respond to phone calls, as long as they're responsive on email? 2015-07-22T10:49:48.577

31 Is it rude to use tracking softwares for the emails that you send to potential advisors? 2017-01-08T22:19:42.453

28 Should I inform my professor of a very recent paper vaguely related to his research? 2016-01-27T20:23:14.870

27 Leaving academia for financial reasons - how to communicate the reason of departure in a professional manner? 2015-12-01T11:48:12.390

26 How should academics handle communication with the media? 2014-05-08T16:25:28.357

26 How to politely inform potential PhD supervisor that I must wait before responding to an offer? (Two-body problem) 2017-03-08T17:26:56.353

25 Dealing with irresponsiveness from far-away scientists 2013-02-26T10:55:54.500

24 Obstacles to collaborative research between experimentalists, theorists, and computational researchers 2017-09-12T23:35:40.320

23 How to pick the brain of a professor with whom you have no connection 2015-05-27T18:51:24.277

22 How to address a professor that makes offensive comments (that they don't realize are offensive)? 2015-03-05T18:53:22.070

21 How to tell a professor at a foreign university politely and impressively that I can’t cover the costs of living for my PhD? 2015-12-10T10:57:35.260

20 How do I communicate my research with a general audience more effectively? 2014-07-04T15:07:36.710

20 Is it appropriate to say "hi" to a professor in email? 2017-08-01T21:31:50.007

18 Professor/supervisor switches from writing emails in his native and local language to English - how to react? 2015-01-13T21:24:59.887

18 Am I allowed to share a final copy of my published paper privately? 2015-10-19T15:33:44.303

17 Is it okay to ask a professor if he is going to attend a certain conference 2014-07-14T11:11:10.177

17 Too many advisors 2016-12-23T23:04:48.440

17 If you have severe problems with speaking, is it okay to use more text and equations on slides? 2017-09-13T11:52:21.917

15 What should you do when your supervisor is ill? 2014-08-24T14:01:31.927

14 Should a student use the email account provided by the university to communicate with professors? 2013-11-15T00:53:09.587

14 How should I stay in professional contact with former supervisors and/or colleagues? 2014-12-12T16:36:43.067

14 Suggestions for working effectively with international students from a non-western culture 2014-12-16T05:41:00.080

14 Should I write a "proof" to a professor I don't know? 2015-11-12T13:57:19.353

14 Should I mention a mistake made by a third person? 2016-08-24T12:56:48.493

13 How do you verify facts claimed by a deceased author? 2015-05-02T06:09:38.797

13 What is the etiquette for asking a professor to waive the prerequisite for a course? 2015-08-07T00:34:33.970

13 Did requesting more info/contacting admissions too early hurt my chances of getting in? 2016-03-11T05:03:33.047

12 Is it reasonable to ask for access to an advisor/supervisor during summer time? 2014-05-23T10:05:05.143

12 What is the weight on the applicant's personality for tenure? 2014-10-31T20:52:11.673

12 How to work with an overly positive advisor? 2016-10-31T05:40:30.063

12 Re-asking a professor if I can write my thesis after I chose another one 2017-06-25T11:37:01.427

12 Changing advisors within the same department 2017-07-12T19:39:17.700

11 Presentation Rules (e.g. 7x7 in Undergrad Communications Courses): are they supported by evidence? 2013-12-24T01:20:00.117

11 How should I email dissertation to committee? 2015-08-07T12:06:14.653

11 How to cut ties with abusive supervisor? 2017-06-10T14:28:28.120

10 What leads to contentious tenure cases and can they be avoided? 2014-01-26T23:17:32.067

10 What to do with a likely collaborator who is not answering mails? 2018-01-18T11:12:17.360

9 "Soft" ways to contribute to the research community in a new and growing field 2013-10-18T03:36:40.750

9 Etiquette for effective workshop comments 2013-11-03T14:57:37.640

9 How to explain to college that religious observance precludes me from living on campus, as required? 2014-05-22T14:46:55.920

9 Etiquette with regard to email consolidation 2015-12-09T08:37:10.530

9 Should I take delay " a few days" as a polite decline or literal? 2016-12-11T05:14:26.653

9 Where to publish a critical comment on an academic paper? 2017-04-13T15:27:47.453

9 How to clearly lay out research ideas 2017-09-22T18:37:54.907

9 How to ask new advisor about her "style" in a professional way? 2018-03-02T22:15:06.610

8 Can I tactfully change my mind after agreeing to do an independent study with a professor? 2013-08-25T19:46:43.460

8 How to email professor with group concerns about class? 2015-10-15T18:11:36.970

8 How should you approach your adviser and tell him that he has a communication problem 2016-04-03T21:38:52.790

8 How to contact professors as a high school student? 2016-04-16T23:10:50.590

8 How does one politely request an instrument from a researcher? 2016-05-22T01:38:05.067

8 Co-authors either dismiss my ideas or don't understand them... and then dismiss them anyway 2017-05-07T05:39:16.643

7 Primary Investigator gets really nervous around me? 2015-12-31T19:01:11.200

7 The GRE vocabulary is infrequent to meet in academic life. What is the purpose of learning them? 2016-05-20T09:39:47.403

7 Would it be rude or helpful to ask a foreign coworker if they'd like for me to correct their English when there are obvious mistakes? 2016-06-28T18:49:37.807

7 Continuing a PhD in a different institution 2017-06-13T10:11:59.540

7 Forwarding a student’s question about exam modalities to a professor as a TA? 2018-01-13T10:43:30.153

6 A professor of mine pronounces an author's name incorrectly, what should I do? 2014-12-10T15:24:55.813

6 Podcasts like Manager Tools/Career Tools, but for academics: Do they exist? 2015-04-25T17:19:55.267

6 In performing a comparison, how can I get authors to actually respond to a request for source code? 2015-04-27T15:17:03.917

6 How to respond, safely, to a student's 'risky' email? 2015-08-07T01:28:32.830

6 Asking professor about certainty of a new opportunity 2015-09-16T20:50:42.537

6 Is it appropriate to ask a professor about continuing my degree? 2016-01-07T10:52:58.370

6 How to approach professor about potential paper? 2018-01-02T23:04:12.873

5 What is the proper protocol for addressing one's title and position in an email signature? 2014-01-22T02:16:15.463

5 What is a diplomatic way to tell a professor that progress hasn't been made because of their lack of communication? 2015-04-14T16:16:09.607

5 Justification that 'good exposition' is uniquely defined 2015-08-20T10:49:05.057

5 How to ask to review for a specific conference or journal? 2015-11-15T04:57:00.110

5 Should acceptance letters be answered? 2016-11-04T19:48:34.297

5 My professor thinks I deceived her, but it was miscommunication on my part. Should I send an apology email? 2016-12-02T04:55:26.793

5 How to suggest textbook improvement to author? 2016-12-07T17:49:51.693

5 Governance Committee and Full Faculty 2016-12-17T04:33:47.467

5 How can undergraduate TA's better lead tutorial sessions? 2017-02-02T07:09:49.877

5 Should I inform my old supervisor of new insights that lead me to think his hypothesis must be adapted? 2017-11-06T18:20:44.000

5 How to tell my advisor I stopped sending him weekly reports on my results because he was not answering my emails? 2017-11-29T17:32:29.277

5 How do researchers ask others for comments and advices for their research? 2018-02-23T22:26:19.987