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  Doctor Science Knows
One of the best illustrations of how subtractive masculinity works is in a old, not all that good science fiction story, "The Last Man" (written by Wallace West in 1929, anthologized in The Pocket Book of Science Fiction).
It took a while, but I'd say most scientists are now content with the idea that there are things that are in principle uncertain, that one way to learn is to get proved wrong, and that your ideas about the world are going to change.
"Doctor Science" is sort of a joke, sort of not.
doctorscience.blogspot.com   (2027 words)

  USNEI-Structure of U.S. Education - Graduate/Post Education Levels
In some subjects it is the custom to begin a program leading eventually to the doctorate immediately upon receiving a bachelor's or first professional degree, while in others it is still customary to earn a master's degree before enrolling for a doctorate.
All doctoral programs require that certain technical skills be mastered in the first stage, including foreign languages (ancient or modern), mathematical and computer skills, or other specialized professional competencies relevant to the field being studied.
You should remember that first-professional doctoral degrees are not research doctorates in those fields.
www.ed.gov /about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-research-doctorate.html   (742 words)

 Doctor of Science Information
It is a doctoral degree on par with the Ph.D. and is referred to as a higher doctorate in Europe.
The Doctor of Science degree is earned with the approval of a committee on the basis of original research, publications, and extensive applied professional contributions.
The Doctor of Science degree has long been awarded by institutions such as the George Washington University, the Harvard University, the Johns Hopkins University Schools of Public Health, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Queen's University.
www.bookrags.com /Doctor_of_Science   (185 words)

 Doctor of Science in Engineering and Policy
Admission to doctoral candidacy is gained by successfully completing the written and oral portions of the qualifying examination, which measure the student's mastery of appropriate bodies of knowledge.
To be considered for the Doctor of Science program, students must satisfy all requirements and prerequisites for admission to one of the master's programs in the department.
Doctoral study in the Department of Engineering and Policy requires a strong command of the English language.
userfs.cec.wustl.edu /~ep/DSc.html   (940 words)

 Solar Flare: Science Fiction News
The TARDIS takes Rose and the Doctor to the Highlands of Scotland in the 19th century where they come face to face with Queen Victoria.
The Queen is on the way to Balmoral taking a precious cargo with her.
Allan on Doctor Who Season 4 Already Planned.
www.sflare.com   (477 words)

 Science Demonstrations Show
Unless significant strides are made to teach science to the public in a way that they can understand and appreciate it is likely that the average citizen will continue to fall further and further behind the science and technology learning curve.
Mueller said he's heard many politicians over the years talk about science and "the sad part is their audience listens to that and thinks they know what they're talking about." Such misinformation also pops up in entertainment, he said, citing a "Seinfeld" episode that wrongly explained the molecular make-up of a valet driver's body odor.
Doctors use a device called a spirometer (spiro means, "to breathe" in Latin) to measure both the volume of air expelled and how quickly (the flow rate) the air was expelled from the lungs.
www.drbonesshow.com /page6.html   (5385 words)

 Doctor of Science Infosec
The doctorate is actually a Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) versus a Ph.D. but it's essentially the same thing in terms of meaning and respect.
Additional courses may be required by your advisor if he or she determines that your skills in any particular area, such as writing or statistical analysis, are not up to the level of competency that is required.
In order to be successful at the doctoral program, you must really understand what scientific research is. If you're not clear on the subject, go to a search engine like Google and enter in some search terms to find some sources to read on the subject matter.
www.seas.gwu.edu /~jjchryan/dsc.html   (1391 words)

 HSPH: Department of Environmental Health
Doctoral graduates are qualified for research and teaching positions in schools of public health and other academic institutions, in local and federal agencies, and in the private sector.
Students with a strong interest in both environmental science and methodological aspects of the decision sciences are encouraged to apply to the environmental science and risk management area of interest for doctoral students.
The residency is a two-year program consisting of an academic year leading to the master of public health or master of occupational health degree and a practicum year devoted to the development of skills in clinical occupational and environmental medicine and epidemiologic research.
www.hsph.harvard.edu /Academics/eh   (3132 words)

 doctorwho: doctor who and science fiction
I do like science fiction, although I haven't read as much of it as I'd like (my reading habits are too eclectic to concentrate on one genre for long).
Given that we can't have an old-style Doctor, I'd rather have Eccleston's radical new interpretation (justified within the narrative by the Time War, and maintaining some essential points of continuity with the old Doctors) instead of Tennant's uneasy attempt to combine two very different styles.
Eccleston I liked because his Doctor was one that was battle-weary and had just come out of a war that ended in the annihilation of his race.
community.livejournal.com /doctorwho/1490525.html   (2765 words)

 Graduate: Doctor of Science
The programs of study for the Doctor of Science Degree Program in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering consist of at least 30 credit hours of courses at the graduate level beyond master's study, or for students without a master's degree, a minimum of 54 credit hours at the graduate level beyond the baccalaureate.
A doctoral student, who fails the Preliminary Examination at the first attempt, may be given a second opportunity to take the Examination within one year of the first attempt.
A doctoral student is required to have the dissertation research results accepted for publication or published in a refereed journal approved by the dissertation director prior to the dissertation defense, unless the requirement is waived by the ECE faculty (effective Fall 2005).
www.ece.seas.gwu.edu /prospective/grad/dsc.htm   (3397 words)

 Doctor of Nursing Science - ASU College of Nursing & Healthcare Innovation   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Doctor of Nursing Science - ASU College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation
Building on its strengths addressing the national nursing shortage, the ASU College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation is accepting graduate students into a new doctoral program that began in Fall 2005.
The program leads to a Doctor of Nursing Science (DNS) degree and is designed for nurse scholars who wish to pursue careers as leaders in health policy, healthcare delivery, nursing education and/or research.
nursing.asu.edu /programs/doctorate/index.htm   (305 words)

I set myself to the task of taking all of the required pre-medical courses during the next 2 years," she continued, "and, as luck would have it, my first cousin was then a biophysics major at the same university.
Another doctor who has joint certification in nephrology (the study of the kidneys) and endocrinology (the study of hormones) recalled that "in the 1970s, I was treating a patient for pneumonia.
Several doctors felt that one of the real plusses of being a doctor is the opportunity to develop meaningful and lasting relationships with both patients and their families.
science-education.nih.gov /nihHTML/ose/snapshots/multimedia/pds/doctor/doctorone.html   (1505 words)

 Space Toys Doctor Who Audio Books
Following a spot of uncharacteristic intoxication, the Doctor wakes to discover that the TARDIS has materialised in the service ducting of the Vipod Mor, a huge craft which is itself floating in deep space.
The Doctor, Jamie and Zoe become victims of piracy when they materialise on a space beacon, minutes before it is literally blown to pieces.
The Doctor seems well-acquainted with the mysterious mandarin's penchant for deadly distractions, but now with companions Steven and Dodo in tow the stakes are even higher.
www.spacetoys.com /audiosales/audiosalesdoctorwho.php   (1241 words)

 The Student Doctor Network
Kirsh, assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science at the University of Kentucky, is a licensed clinical psychologist.
The Student Doctor Network is pleased to announce partnerships with two premier health care organizations: the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations - United States (IFMSA-USA) and the Student Osteopathic Medical Association, Undergraduate Division (Pre-SOMA).
The Student Doctor Network (SDN) is an independent community of students, advisors, educators, and practicing doctors.
www.studentdoctor.net   (1389 words)

 Doctor - Memory Alpha, the Star Trek Wiki
You may be looking for The Doctor, the EMH of the USS Voyager.
A doctor is a person who has the highest degree awarded by a university in their discipline.
This title may refer to an Doctor of Medicine (MD) or a Doctor of Science.
memory-alpha.org /en/wiki/Doctor   (91 words)

 Tulane: Executive Doctor of Science (EScD/EDOC)
The program, also referred to as the EDOC program, is based on public health principles of improving the health of populations through the application of advanced analytical and research knowledge and skills.
It is a professional doctorate designed to expand the horizons of professionals in the changing world of health systems and may be completed in a minimum of three years.
It is the policy of the Center for Continuing Education at Tulane University Health Sciences Center to plan and implement all of its educational activities in accordance with the ACCME's Essential Areas and Policies to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor.
www.sph.tulane.edu /hsm/pages/programs/scd.htm   (1087 words)

 Computer Science - Doctor of Philosophy Program   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The degree is usually required to teach computer science at the university level, and for employment in prestigious industrial research laboratories.
Students may enter the doctoral program with a bachelor's degree or with a master's degree, and must have adequate background in computer science.
Doctoral students are also assigned additional faculty members to make up a preliminary advisory committee.
www.cs.pdx.edu /CSdegrees/Doctoral_Program.html   (2362 words)

 Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences | Academic Departments   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Exceptional applicants who plan to pursue doctoral studies may request to be considered for parallel admission to the ScD program in speech-language pathology.
Upon successful completion of the doctoral preliminary examination, the student is admitted to candidacy for the doctoral degree and begins the dissertation.
Doctor of Science in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology
www.bu.edu /sargent/academics/speech-sciences/msscd-combined   (313 words)

 Yale Nursing- Doctor of Nursing Science Program Requirements
Information in the DNSc section is for reference of students remaining in that program; those considering doctoral work should refer to the PhD section.
The information in the DNSc section is for reference by students remaining in that program; those considering doctoral work at YSN should refer to the PhD section.
The focus of the examination is on the evolution of scientific knowledge, analysis of nursing science, research methods and statistics.
nursing.yale.edu /Academics/Doctoral/requirements.html   (630 words)

 Doctor Atomic: Science, Music & Morals
Such is the premise of Doctor Atomic, a new opera exploring the history and personal dynamics of those intimately involved in the development of the atomic bomb.
Doctor Atomic composer John Adams, librettist Peter Sellars, and Richard Rhodes, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Making of the Atomic Bomb, will explore the historical, scientific, and musical background of the opera.
He received his doctorate in musicology at Stanford University, where he specialized in Renaissance and Baroque music history and theory.
www.exploratorium.edu /visit/programs/doctoratomic   (958 words)

 Former Executive Bios: William R. Hewlett
Hewlett was an honorary trustee of the California Academy of Sciences, a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Sciences and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
He also held an honorary doctor of public policy degree from the Rand Graduate Institute and an honorary doctor of humanities degree from Santa Clara University.
Internationally, Hewlett held an honorary doctor of electronic science degree from the University of Bologna in Italy.
www.hp.com /hpinfo/execteam/bios/hewlett.html   (778 words)

 Peace Theological Seminary & College of Philosophy ________________________________________________
Through the Doctor of Spiritual Science Program (DSS), students move to new levels of expansiveness and awareness.
The students are given support materials and assignments to do between the weekend classes that are designed to integrate the tools and keys they learn during the class weekends.
The focus for the Minister is to bring one’s self and/or recipient into a greater sense of well-being and attunement with their divinity through the practice of Spiritual Science which is a religious practice using the Holy Spirit to release blocked patterns of energy.
www.pts.org /doctor/doctor.html   (983 words)

 Niels K. Jerne - Autobiography
Doctor of Science, h.c., University of Chicago (1972)
Doctor of Science, h.c., Columbia University, New York (1978)
Doctor of Science, h.c., University of Copenhagen (1979)
www.nobelprize.org /medicine/laureates/1984/jerne-autobio.html   (579 words)

 Doctor of Science (DSc), University of Otago, New Zealand
Doctor of Science (DSc), University of Otago, New Zealand
Regulations for the Degree of Doctor of Science (DSc)
A Doctor of Science (DSc) degree is awarded for published original contributions of special excellence, normally in the form of books or papers in scholarly journals, in some branch of science.
www.otago.ac.nz /courses/qualifications/dsc.html   (580 words)

 :: MIT ChE :: Graduate Programs - Doctor of Science / Doctor of Philosophy
The Doctor of Science and the Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering are identical degree programs.
Degree candidates may choose to be called a "doctor of philosophy" or a "doctor of science".
The doctoral qualifying examinations are offered in January and May, and are taken by most students after one or two terms in residence.
web.mit.edu /cheme/graduate/phdscd.html   (188 words)

 Curtin Courses Online Handbook 2007 - Doctor of Science Education   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This research doctorate covers the Science and Mathematics Education Centre's areas of research specialisation including gender issues, teaching and learning, classroom environment, constructivism, school leadership, assessment, curriculum and computing and technology education.
A Master degree in Science or Maths education, or a relevant honours degree (usually first or upper second class) together with a relevant qualification in education and work experience in education, or qualifications and background that warrants specialconsideration.
The Division of Engineering, Science and Computing provides facilities and benefits for those studying this research course, including access to suitable computer facilities and office space for on-campus students, and financial assistance to attend appropriate intrastate, interstate or overseas conferences and towards associated research costs.
handbook.curtin.edu.au /courses/19/198802.html   (414 words)

 Doctor Who » Solar Flare: Science Fiction News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In news that vindicates my reluctance to either post Doctor Who spoilers or further update the episode guide, it seems that The Sci Fi Channel will be airing the second season of Doctor Who here in the US this year.
The ratings are in for the US debut of Doctor Who on the SciFi Channel and its generally favorable if perhaps not the slam dunk that Doctor Who fans might have hoped for.
A search for Doctor Who on the SciFi Channel’s website reveals the dates and times for the first episodes of the new series of Doctor Who to be broadcast in the US.
www.sflare.com /archives/category/television/doctor-who   (1045 words)

 Christian Anfinsen - Biography
In addition to his research activities, Dr. Anfinsen is an editor of Advances in Protein Chemistry, served on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Biological Chemistry and wrote "The Molecular Basis of Evolution" which was published in 1959.
He is active as a member of the Board of Governors of the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel, and was elected President of the American Society of Biological Chemists for the Academic Year 1971-72.
His honors include a Rockefeller Foundation Public Service Award in 1954, a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1958, election to the National Academy of Sciences in 1963 and the Royal Danish Academy in 1964, and Honorary Doctor of Science degrees from Swarthmore College (1965), Georgetown University (1967), and New York Medical College (1969).
www.nobelprize.org /chemistry/laureates/1972/anfinsen-bio.html   (948 words)

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