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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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I'll talk from my own experiences, as in my career I have worked with both kinds of supervisors: I was under a really famous professor, who did not care about his coworkers at all (to the point of not …
answered Oct 4 '17 by lukeg
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Despite your disgust with your advisor, you have to ask yourself - do you really want to burn bridges? Your advisor is most probably much more renowned figure in your department and in your discipline …
answered Nov 11 '17 by lukeg
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I think your stellar record speaks for itself (from my experience: 150 citations is something that is rarely encounered on a a PhD-level research). And where would you like to put that justification? As an asterisk in your CV? THAT would be really weird. …
answered Jan 25 '18 by lukeg
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This question stems just from curiosity, as my work is not concerned with mathematics. What happens if a student doing a PhD in mathematics submits a thesis with a proof of some theorem and … completely wrong, or, if gaping contradictions in the proof are found. Can one obtain a PhD with such a flawed thesis? I assume that in other areas of research even if some results are proven wrong, the PhD
asked Jul 30 '17 by lukeg
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Personally, I am not keen on organizing printed papers. Even though I prefer to read paper documents, I have never been able to devote enough space for proper organization and have resorted to ad hoc …
answered Feb 26 '18 by lukeg