XKCD DEFENDING THESIS
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Of course, the phrase is older than missiles, but I believe similar principles applied: Interdiscipline ‘ view comic. I have been informed that this is called edfending a book.
The Internet ‘ view comic. Even prior to defending, I felt a bit burned out by my time in grad school and just wanted to get the green light to graduate. Some construct decoys and elaborate traps to confuse and then ensnare the snake.
Piled Higher and Deeper
Time ‘ view comic. The Methodology Translator ‘ view comic. The best thesis defense is a good thesis offense. This early success opened up the new possibility of me going back on the faculty job market using a fresh batch of research. The Origin ‘ view comic.
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Lab Hazard Rating System ‘ view comic. A thesis defense generally involves an oral exam on the topic she has chosen, and should involve no physical violence.
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I’ve seen it in action myself, it is glorious. It may seem somewhat antiquated and silly, like the robes we wear at graduation, but fighting a snake is an important part of the history and culture of every reputable university. Are the snakes big?
Five Years After My Ph.D. Thesis Defense
Can someone magnify and perspecti. I’m getting ready to ramp up my new research group with several newly-admitted Ph. Keeping your paper within the page limit ‘ view comic.