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This is going to vary a lot by the country and customs of your university, and your relationship with your advisor. But I'd say, if you relationship with your advisor is good, then in the UK it would not be seen as out of order to refer to your supervisor as informally as you like in the acknowledgements sections of your thesis. In the theses I've read, ...


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Generally, but this is only one person's opinion, it is better to be a bit formal in such a document. But standards can vary. Your best bet is to ask him how he would like to be acknowledged. You can specifically ask if an informal ack would be ok or not. But there are a few very prominent people who are known professionally by a nickname and it that case, a ...


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