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  Doctor of Philosophy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In some countries, a Ph.D. candidate is required to present an oral defense of his thesis, known in the UK as a viva (short for viva voce, Latin for "by live voice") before a committee.
The Ph.D. is often the topic of scholarly debate and criticism, given its almost exclusive concern with research and publication to the alleged neglect of numerous other faculty responsibilities that include teaching, collegial evaluation, collective and individual curricular planning, etc. Solutions have met with varying degrees of success.
While the Ph.D. is the most common doctoral degree, and even often (mis)understood to be synonymous with the term “doctorate,” the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) recognize numerous doctoral degrees as equivalent, and do not discriminate between them.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/PhD   (1360 words)

 Theatre PhD | School of English, Film and Theatre | Victoria University of Wellington
In the words of the University Calendar, a PhD thesis "demonstrates the candidate's ability to carry out independent research" and must also be "a significant contribution to the knowledge or understanding of a field of study." As well as intelligence and research aptitude, the degree requires considerable dedication and tenacity on the candidate's part.
PhD candidates pursue a course of full-time study for a minimum of two calendar years and, usually, a maximum of four calendar years.
PhD students may also be advised to include relevant courses (for example, in a historical period or a foreign language) as part of their course of study.
www.vuw.ac.nz /seft/theatre/degrees/phd.aspx   (458 words)

 Guidelines for IWMI PhD Fellowships
PhD candidates who satisfy the academic requirements to be admissible to PhD programs and want to carry out research that fits in IWMI's research agenda can request IWMI to provide a Fellowship in partial support of their PhD research.
Initiated by the candidate PhD candidates may write a research proposal on a topic that fits the IWMI research agenda (generally this should be done in consultation with IWMI research staff responsible for the subject area).
The PhD program has to be completed in a reasonable period of time, fitting with the standards of the university from which the degree will be obtained.
www.iwmi.cgiar.org /about/capacity_building/guidelines_phd.htm   (1146 words)

 Welcome to PHD
PHD is a valuable and reliable partner with a reputation for quality and rigorous financial accountability.
PHD is unique in the health and development sector having managed DFID’s support to a network of NGOs over the last fifteen years.
PHD has developed a new management structure reflecting the expertise of the existing team members which will now also allow PHD to develop a broader portfolio with a wider range of partners.
www.phd-bd.com   (600 words)

 VBC PhD Program - Description
The Biocenter PhD program was created in 1993 with the aim of providing biology students from all over the world with the possibility for training and research in the attractive scientific environment of the Vienna Biocenter.
PhD students also have the possibility to invite up to 4 seminar speakers of their own choice (per year).
PhD students are encouraged to present their data at this meeting as well as at other international conferences throughout their PhD studies.
www.univie.ac.at /vbc/PhD/Description/description.htm   (341 words)

The College of Graduate Studies ensures the quality of a PhD degree from MSU regardless of the College or Department in which the degree is earned by establishing a minimum set of requirements for all PhD degrees at the University.
PhD candidates must therefore be aware of all of the procedures and requirements established by the College of Graduate Studies for the PhD degree.
A PhD student will have a much better chance of landing a desirable academic or industry position if he or she has a number of publications accepted and/or submitted by the time the degree is awarded.
www.cs.montana.edu /students/degrees/phd.html   (2348 words)

 Pfam 18.0 : PHD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
PHD folds into an interleaved type of Zn-finger chelating 2 Zn ions in a similar manner to that of the RING and FYVE domains [2].
The plant homeodomain (PHD) finger MEDLINE:7701562,MEDLINE: is a C4HC3 zinc-finger-like motif found in nuclear proteins thought to be involved in chromatin-mediated transcriptional regulation.
The function of this domain is not yet known but in analogy with the LIM domain it could be involved in protein-protein interaction and be important for the assembly or activity of multicomponent complexes involved in transcriptional activation or repression.
pfam.wustl.edu /cgi-bin/getdesc?name=PHD   (197 words)

 PhD Degree Requirements   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
PhD students who have completed the PhD qualifying process after Fall, 2001, must meet the breadth requirements for the MS coursework-only degree.
A PhD qualifying examination committee may be formed in any area recognized by the Department for the purpose of satisfying the MS Degree breadth requirement.
PhD Milestone Schedule and Deadlines form: This form must be completed and filed with the Departmental Secretary within 12 months of passing the PhD Qualifying Exam, and will typically be submitted along with the Plan of Study.
www.cs.vt.edu /gpc/PhDreqts.html   (3015 words)

 Technical Support Policies for Faculty/Staff
PhD students may request support on the operating system and application programs included in the most recent standard software image, updated from their original standard software image.
PhD students may order the Kellogg Laptop Program computer under the same guidelines as Two-year MBA students, during any of the years that they will be enrolled full-time at Kellogg.
PhD students are also welcome to attend TEKclasses offered at Kellogg during the academic year and Northwestern technology training programs.
www.kellogg.northwestern.edu /kis/fac_staff/phdpolicy.html   (534 words)

 PHD Music Home
PHD Music LLC was formed in 1990 in Portland, Oregon as a record company representing the recordings of a fresh new jazz trio called Tall Jazz.
The name PHD Music was derived from the three members of the trio at that time: Presley, Horsfall and Deutscher.
Soon PHD Music’s scope widened to include a representation of jazz talent in the Portland area.
www.pacifier.com /~phdmusic/PHDmusic2.html   (183 words)

 BRICS PhD School - Title   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
BRICS International PhD school is a truly inter-national graduate school in computer science, offering a programme of courses and project work of high scientific quality.
The PhD school recruits Danish as well as foreign PhD students of high standard, and aims at making its graduates attractive for a wide spectrum of employers in private and public research and development institutions.
The PhDs' thesis supervision may be delegated to the faculty of BRICS in Aalborg.
www.brics.dk /PhDSchool/Introduction.html   (239 words)

 Edifis - Broadcast Video & Audio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
PHD is a multi resolution disk system for facilities and broadcasters that substantially reduces the cost of beginning High Definition projects.
PHD (Progressive High Definition) is a low cost High Definition, resolution independent disk-based storage system including scratch removal, gamma correction for monitor matching, colour correction for film stock matching, variable-speed recording and dual HD/SD playout.
Simply by using the already installed Stings and investing in an Edifis PHD, any client can bid for upcoming HD projects confidant that their cost of HD storage and applications is lower than the competition.
www.edifis.com /products_PHD.htm   (211 words)

 Notes On The PhD Degree
Usually, in preparing for Ph.D. work in a given field, a student must earn both a Bachelor's and Master's degree (or their equivalent) in that field or in a closely related field.
To complete a Ph.D., each student must present results from their research to the faculty in a lengthy, formal document called a dissertation (more popularly referred to as a thesis).
If it is, a Ph.D. degree is the standard path to your chosen career (a few people have managed to obtain a research position without a Ph.D., but they are the exception, not the rule).
www.cs.purdue.edu /homes/dec/essay.phd.html   (2095 words)

PHD Clamps offer very low cost of ownership, exceptional flexibility, and are unsurpassed in ruggedness.
PHD's Grippers can be used for internal and external gripping and come in a variety of jaw styles to adapt to any application.
PHD offers over ten different series of slides designed to handle loads ranging from a few ounces up to 300 pounds.
www.neffengineering.com /phd_main.htm   (343 words)

 MBA/PHD in Business page
MBA or PhD degree from a top school allows you to get a job in practically any country (the only other job that is close to MBA in convertability is programming).
The best indicator of the quality of the PhD program is quality of placement in academia so you might want to scan faculty pages at the top 20-30 schools in the area of your interest and check where did they graduate from.
Funding in business PhD programs does not depend on any particular faculty member and once you are admitted, it is guaranteed for at least 4 years (of course, if you perform in satisfactory manner).
www.angelfire.com /ny/netesin/mba.html   (2634 words)

 Best PhD
A prize of £100 will be awarded annually for the PhD thesis that makes the most substantial and original contribution to knowledge in the area of European Studies.
To be eligible for the first award, the PhD thesis must have been examined in the 12 months prior to 31 March 2005.
Nominations must be made by the PhD supervisor in conjunction with the external examiner and must include a) a hardcopy of the thesis and b) a completed nomination form.
www.uaces.org /Best%20PhD.htm   (216 words)

 Master's or PhD ??   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
PhDs are given a benefit of a doubt over Masters when it comes to things like promotion, project assignment etc. That being said, when considering people for projects, managers usually actually look at past experience and reputation.
The other differences are more subtle; often someone with a PhD is more likely to understand new, path-breaking technology faster than someone with a MS -- purely because a lot of the PhD training is geared towards this.
So, all in all, Phds lose out on 3 years or more of money making and living the good life (yeah, right; 9 to 5 job, followed by a frozen dinner and a beer).
www.cecs.uci.edu /~sumitg/essays/MSvsPhd.html   (1293 words)

 Ph.D. Search & Selection - Executive Search for Financial Markets & Business Services
Ph.D. Search and Selection was established as a high caliber human resources solutions house in the City of London in 1991.
Ph.D. delivers quality senior management to the investment banking, retail banking, insurance and consultancy community.
The directors and consultants at Ph.D. are dedicated and committed to delivering our clients goals.
www.phd-recruitment.com   (307 words)

 PhD Jobs, Average Salary & Contractor Rates for PhD Skills
Included is a guide to the average salary and contractor rates offered in IT job adverts that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 11 October 2005 and the previous quarter.
This section compares the median salary and contractor rates quoted in job adverts citing PhD (A) against all those in the category of Qualifications (B) over the past 3 months.
Jobs citing PhD are compared to all those in the category of Qualifications.
www.itjobswatch.co.uk /skills_and_rates/phd.do   (285 words)

 USING THE PHD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Lost DSR, Cannot Logon, cannot connect errors on the PHD indicate that the cabling between the PHD and the computer is not correct....
If the PHD occasionally locks up or performs erratically, remove and replace the batteries after wiping off the battery contacts.
The PHD Laser has a special battery pack that recharges or uses a regular 9 volt battery which does not have to be charged.
teach.fcps.net /trt11/libtechserv/PHD.htm   (732 words)

 PhD - PhD Overview - Instituto de Empresa Business School
It is our pleasure to offer you a new PhD Programme designed to educate outstanding individuals to become international scholars with a multicultural view of management.
The mission of the PhD Programme is to provide you with a state-of-the-art education in research management.
We hope that this PhD education will enable you to adopt fresh approaches to current management problems and to use this knowledge to make our world a better place to live for everyone.
www.ie.edu /eng/programas/phd/phd_overview.asp   (382 words)

 UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School : PhD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The emphasis is on rigor, mentoring and close collaboration.
Collaboration between students and faculty is one of the key benefits of our PhD program.
You are matched with a faculty member in your area of study.
www.kenan-flagler.unc.edu /programs/phd   (277 words)

A holistic pet food company, PHD provides natural dog food, natural cat food, pet vitamins, pet supplements, homeopathic pet products and dog treats with the goal of achieving a higher quality of life for your cats and dogs.
PHD Products, based on sound holistic principles, offer the highest quality pet products for your dog's health and cat's health.
Even if you are not already familiar with PHD and our products, you have already taken the first step on the Path to Wellness by having found this site.
www.phdproducts.net   (438 words)

 Mortgage PhD - Welcome to the Smart Exchange Website
Mortgage PhD Data and Services on Demand is Fidelity's technology platform linking mortgage lenders and service providers with robust data access and integration capabilities.
The Mortgage PhD 'hub' accommodates the bi-directional flow of data and data sets among and between requestors (both desktop and application requestors) and providers.
Mortgage PhD features this Order Exchange (www.MortgagePhD.com) as well as a separate website containing extensive business and technical documentation on MSP Web Services that are currently in production (http://MSPServices.MortgagePhD.com).
www.mortgagephd.com   (375 words)

 Piled Higher and Deeper
Sincere apologies for the irregular schedule of new comics lately (things are crazy here at PHD headquarters), and a heartfelt thanks to all the fans that are making the Fall Tour possible.
Nature: PhD is featured in this week's issue of the journal Nature, thus providing Jorge his only chance at ever having his name appear in such a prestigious publication.
PhD strips now appear regularly in their online Graduate Channel.
www.phdcomics.com /comics/comics.php   (258 words)

 Olin School of Business: PhD
A commitment to excellence in teaching and research, coupled with the individual attention made possible by a small student body, characterize the doctoral program at the Olin School of Business.
As a business PhD candidate, you'll be intellectually challenged throughout a rigorous curriculum that emphasizes economics and quantitative methodology.
A competitive edge in the business education marketplace is the reward for earning your PhD at Washington University.
www.olin.wustl.edu /prospective/phd.cfm   (113 words)

 Krannert School of Management - Home
The PhD Program was ranked #10 by the Financial Times in 2003.
The PhD Programs' combination of faculty expertise, size, and opportunities for advanced research and interdisciplinary study attracts highly qualified doctoral candidates nationally and internationally.
Research and teaching assistantships are available in all doctoral programs, as well as generous fellowships for highly qualified applicants.
www.mgmt.purdue.edu /programs/phd/home.asp   (182 words)

 knowledge management and phd and canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 Fisher College of Business
The PhD programs at The Ohio State University build on a tradition of excellence in scholarship within the Fisher College of Business - a tradition that provides you with perspective, expertise, and skills necessary to reshape the business world.
The greatest strength of the program is our top faculty, along with the emphasis on research and teaching.
The Fisher College strategically manages the size of its PhD program through careful analysis of market and budgetary conditions and other factors.
fisher.osu.edu /phd   (208 words)

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