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Questions about the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree, including requirements such as dissertations and university programs leading to a Ph.D.

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From the information you have in your OP, you don't know anything at all about this person. Anybody can make up a plausible looking story about an unknown university, and take of copy of someone else …
answered Jul 26 by alephzero
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of a PhD is not that you learned some (random) snippet of new information while doing it, but that you demonstrated you can learn new stuff on your own with minimal supervision. That is what you …
answered Dec 25 '18 by alephzero
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Life is about setting goals and priorities. If your goal is to be a saint, then spend time helping these random unknown individuals to fulfil their ambitions. If not, just hit "delete". Nobody can t …
answered Apr 12 by alephzero
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The reality is that as an Asian female in a European research group, you can't avoid being "different" from the typical member of the group you are in. You physically look different, you probably dres …
answered Oct 20 '18 by alephzero
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Consider the risk-reward tradeoff here. If you keep quiet and use the wrong interpretation of this "basic" concept, you risk spending the rest of your research time producing nonsense, because you di …
answered Dec 2 '18 by alephzero