Tag: etiquette

192 Female students coming to office hours in overly revealing clothing 2016-07-12T12:09:21.617

173 What to do with a student coming to class in revealing clothing, to the degree that it disrupts the teaching environment? 2017-01-11T21:36:54.673

172 May a man attend a workshop entitled “Young women in [domain]”? 2017-12-01T15:46:22.610

122 Should a young professor avoid using dating apps? 2017-07-30T02:52:24.307

111 Asking questions in class: how can I "exit" a Q&A when I haven't really understood? 2017-01-22T09:06:16.003

101 Is Academia really just a huge competition? 2015-10-23T03:44:26.837

96 Is ignoring emails acceptable in academia? 2013-04-22T05:50:04.203

90 Walk up and talk to random people at academic conferences - is that appropriate? 2014-09-18T14:04:47.830

80 Is it appropriate (as a PhD student) to email other researchers asking about some details in their papers? 2017-05-06T22:25:01.443

79 How to deal with people looking at their mobile phone during my presentation? 2015-08-19T13:55:05.937

76 How to politely decline the university medal? 2016-06-06T11:48:32.213

76 How to deal with an inappropriate greeting in an email? 2017-03-12T03:44:15.973

76 Is the phrase "thanks, but no thanks" appropriate in an email sent to a supervisor? 2018-02-09T21:29:51.673

74 Lecturer ridiculing me in front of class for making a mistake 2015-09-17T09:21:54.967

71 Is generic "thank you" email a waste of time in academia? 2018-02-08T02:17:26.833

69 Academic discretion: Should one participate in online forums or Stack Exchange sites anonymously? 2012-10-20T20:24:03.923

67 Is it socially acceptable to directly contact renowned academics as a student? 2018-02-22T07:23:55.227

66 Is it appropriate to send an email to a professor at the end of the semester thanking them for their teaching? 2015-11-24T02:48:26.307

65 Is it right and polite to ask for a free copy of a published paper? 2014-05-26T06:57:09.090

65 Is it an insult to my US university to not walk in graduation? 2017-05-28T20:41:28.547

65 Dealing with professor's death on my thesis 2017-06-02T14:07:27.523

64 How to handle possibly subtly flirtatious emails from students? 2014-12-13T14:31:27.643

64 Conversation between freshman from senior high school and retired professor who suffers from Alzheimer's disease 2015-09-12T02:15:52.203

63 Is it okay if a professor friends a student on social media sites? 2012-05-12T16:32:07.873

63 Difficult student would dispute every grade in the course and now wants letter of recommendation 2017-12-15T20:33:09.077

62 Should I include funny pictures in my slides? 2015-10-27T16:53:54.930

61 My professor gave me a bad grade and wouldn't discuss it further, I think some prejudice may be involved. How should a student proceed? 2014-06-27T06:48:05.990

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

61 University I rejected is asking which other one I chose over them; should I tell? 2017-03-28T15:49:14.777

60 Is it appropriate to buy a "thank you" gift for a PhD supervisor? 2014-09-07T17:39:19.140

59 Should academic papers necessarily carry a sober tone? 2013-04-16T13:28:33.803

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

59 Face-saving way of asking whether audience is familiar with specific topic 2016-07-24T22:04:25.103

58 Share prize money from conference presentation award with co-authors? 2015-11-24T13:39:09.633

58 Advisor threatening to pull his name from accepted paper that I submitted without his knowledge 2016-05-19T01:31:55.177

57 Would it be acceptable to occasionally sleep at the lab? 2015-02-25T21:40:39.017

57 Lab colleague uses cracked software. Should I report it? 2016-11-09T13:14:56.047

56 Is it acceptable to wear the same outfit every day? 2015-12-27T18:27:46.413

56 Mistook new faculty member to be a student, how big a faux pas is it? 2017-02-17T04:02:31.233

56 Using nonstandard gender-neutral pronouns to refer to myself in academic writing 2017-08-01T12:09:20.120

55 Handling unsolicited proofs of famous mathematical problems 2014-05-12T07:02:51.023

55 How does it affect the treatment of a mathematician's results, if that mathematician was a Nazi? 2017-02-09T22:21:29.637

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

53 How to deal with premature student questions during a lecture which will be covered in a subsequent slide? 2013-11-04T14:03:58.583

53 What is the effect of a PhD student dyeing their hair blue? 2015-05-30T15:19:36.070

52 How to sign your email to students, so to avoid their immature behavior? 2014-02-13T03:53:30.837

52 Should you conform to journal formatting requirements for the initial submission? 2015-01-12T15:12:00.927

52 A professor has offered to send me a hard copy of his new book. Would it be rude to ask for a PDF file instead? 2015-08-04T20:48:08.653

51 Whether and how to thank a girlfriend or boyfriend in the acknowledgements of thesis? 2015-02-08T22:25:56.310

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

50 I solved their problem. Should I involve them? 2015-12-06T18:09:38.940

50 Leaving a conference immediately after presenting a paper? 2018-02-24T19:58:00.713

49 What should a proper email signature look like for graduate students? 2013-03-29T16:35:28.647

49 Is it usual for finished PhD students to send out physical copies of their thesis to unknown persons? 2014-02-16T11:25:08.983

49 Another instructor is pushing me out of the classroom right after my class ends 2015-03-06T05:16:49.243

49 Professor to whom I broke my promise is now a collaborator. What to say? 2017-07-27T06:35:25.967

48 How not to come off as boasting or arrogant, if you are one of the few active students in a class? 2014-10-28T17:07:54.373

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

48 Friendship with Professor okay? 2017-10-26T17:12:26.110

47 Should I send an email to authors of a paper I enjoyed reading? 2015-11-07T01:15:45.003

47 Visit to a different university - is it OK to bring my girlfriend along? 2016-04-16T14:51:47.137

46 Dressing etiquette for interviews in academia 2012-05-24T09:49:11.157

46 Saying no to student requests for excessive appointments and help solving homework 2017-11-09T08:02:39.753

45 Dress code in Japanese academia 2016-02-15T23:17:00.420

45 Is it bad manners to mark your territory? 2017-01-27T03:49:43.907

44 Should your PhD students call you by your first name? 2013-06-19T00:30:13.360

44 What should I do if I found a citation error in a published paper? 2013-08-26T14:45:43.787

44 Unsolicited request for a scientific collaboration 2014-04-17T22:51:59.740

44 OK to ask a professor at my institution with whom I have no previous relationship some questions relating to hobby-project? 2016-06-22T23:12:40.657

43 Etiquette on sending a thank you e-mail to respondents who gave me helpful information 2014-05-13T17:51:16.210

43 Going back to university after suspension, how do I move past the shame? 2014-05-14T21:31:25.640

43 How to move forward following an unpleasant situation with colleagues? 2015-01-19T00:06:12.160

42 Accomplished researchers listed as editors of shady journal 2014-06-13T01:35:25.043

42 Children in the Classroom 2014-08-15T23:59:42.607

42 Parents attending thesis defense? 2016-05-01T02:13:02.407

41 Is it acceptable to ask an unknown professor outside my dept for help in a related field during his office hours? 2016-11-04T04:22:56.343

41 Is it bad to cite people without putting the appropriate diacritics in their names? 2017-03-23T11:05:53.223

41 Stating surprise about another researcher in my talk 2018-02-07T15:20:37.710

40 How to decline a postdoc interview if there is some possible future collaboration? 2016-11-07T22:40:08.543

40 Is it acceptable to e-mail a professor at another university to ask for a meeting to discuss common research interests? 2016-12-29T06:36:19.663

40 Should one avoid using the phrase "note that" in math writings? 2017-10-14T02:28:08.300

39 When / how should I ask about a manuscript's status in review? 2012-03-27T03:42:25.983

39 Negotiating startup package given differences in institutional norms 2014-03-13T21:50:51.557

39 Is it acceptable to drink alcohol in front of senior staff during semi-official occasions? 2014-06-16T21:03:37.217

39 Is it appropriate to attend a class one is not registered for? 2015-01-21T05:36:09.860

39 Does wearing a university t-shirt imply that the wearer is affiliated with the university? 2015-03-10T19:48:10.870

39 How to professionally handle sexist remarks by a student? 2016-11-28T00:17:24.727

38 Should I warn a professor about his bad internet security practice? 2016-03-02T18:32:50.867

38 Any ethical problems with dating a former student? 2016-05-22T07:09:26.840

37 When asking research-based questions, what are some good practices to maximize the rates at which people reply to emails? 2012-02-22T13:59:49.617

37 Should I call my adviser by her first name? 2014-08-28T06:46:35.327

37 How to deal with students leaving the class for 10 min during the lecture? 2014-10-24T20:17:39.577

37 Under what circumstances would a professor be offended at students taping or recording his or her lecture? 2014-10-28T04:15:27.747

37 When trying to establish a connection with a STEM field professor, is it appropriate to ask them out for coffee? 2017-08-22T06:41:51.893

37 Photo requirement on CV? 2017-11-03T11:02:25.783

37 How to address email to a professor who prefers informality? 2017-11-09T14:57:58.947

37 Accidentally addressed lecturer as Mrs instead of Ms 2017-12-05T12:28:24.230

36 Is it acceptable to extend results from an arXiv paper that has not appeared in a journal? 2012-08-04T17:06:10.227