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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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you might fit in with their current/ongoing project(s). In this way, you are showing independence, initiative, and responsibilty, all good attributes for a PhD candidate to have. …
answered May 25 '15 by J. Zimmerman
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If you can convey your enthusiasm for the overlap of these two somewhat distinct areas, you will be ahead of the game. A PhD candidate is expected to extend the limit of human knowledge, and one of …
answered Dec 27 '13 by J. Zimmerman
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Aside from the programs/universities mentioned in the link which Zenon gave in a comment, it appears that you may need to tweak a molecular gastronomy program to fit your interests. The Italian Univer …
answered Nov 27 '13 by J. Zimmerman
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You may want to consider doing your PhD in the interdisciplinary space between Law and Religion, rather than pursuing two separate degrees. This prevents your becoming spread too thin--with time and …
answered Oct 6 '14 by J. Zimmerman
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It sounds as though you are having a hard time finding motivation for pursuing your PhD. You don't mention the focus of your research, but one idea would be to modify the focus so that it aligns … interested in your research. Assuming that you have compelling reasons for staying in your current area of research, you will need to have a genuine passion for the subject, or completing the PhD will become …
answered Oct 31 '13 by J. Zimmerman
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is a useful tool for the reader; it allows them to see what the author(s) thought important enough to index, if nothing else! And if your PhD thesis turns out to be good enough to be printed and bought …
answered Sep 6 '13 by J. Zimmerman
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Since you indicated that you are focusing on oncology, it seems likely that a PhD will enhance your oncology practice. This thread on The Student Doctor Network explores the pros and cons of an MD … -PhD in Radiation Oncology. The general consensus is that it is worthwhile if you plan to be active in research as an MD, otherwise it may be a waste of time, money, and energy. As Shion mentioned in a …
answered Sep 20 '13 by J. Zimmerman
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Tackle one aspect at a time. For example, on one pass, concentrate on fixing punctuation and make a conscious effort not to do anything about the other things that will inevitable jump out at you. (Y …
answered Feb 3 '14 by J. Zimmerman
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If a student, soon to complete a PhD, is not ready to enter academia is a year of travel a good option? Assuming that academic route is still interesting after the year will post-doc positions (leading to tenure-track) still be a viable option? …
asked Sep 10 '13 by J. Zimmerman