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, pl.


(thē'sis, -sēz),
1. Any theory or hypothesis advanced as a basis for discussion.
2. A proposition submitted by the candidate for a doctoral degree in some universities, which must be sustained by argument against any objections offered.
3. An essay on a medical topic prepared by the graduating student.
[G. a placing, a position, thesis]
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American Historical Association statement on policies regarding the embargoing of completed history PhD dissertations [Blog post].
Thus, this study attempted to validate empirically, though partly for it focused on one important section, the quality of dissertations of a particular university whose dissertation mentoring was found to be of quality as assessed by the dissertation writers.
Towards an identification of core sources in organization development using doctoral dissertations. Journal of Management Policy and Practice, 12(4), 104-116.
Increasing first-semester student engagement: A residential community retention study (Unpublished doctoral dissertation).
"The Role of the Epigastrium in Breath Management for Singers." DMA dissertation, The University of Texas at Austin, ProQuest, UMI Dissertations Publishing, 2009, 90 pages; 3502533.
As a first step in preparing this review, it was essential to articulate criteria for selecting dissertations that fit the parameters of this assignment.
He then goes on to investigate the style of the dissertations with a keen eye toward how the language presents issues of causation and handles the characteristic jargon of music theory.
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Methodology: In this cross-sectional study all Theses and doctorate Dissertations by postgraduates of Tehran University of Medical Sciences between 2001 and 2009 were taken to account.
Reforesting Scotland, which aims to promote a sustainable forest culture, will provide up to 10 grants a year to undergraduate or MSc students who are preparing for their dissertations.
1 critical aspect about dissertations is they should have unique content and fresh ideas about this issue accessible.