Writing: what is the literature review?

At some point we all have to produce a piece of writing about the existing literature in our field - mostly referred to as a literature review. It is an important part of the introductory part of a thesis. Writing it means a lot of reading and sorting but also a deeper understanding of the … Continue reading Writing: what is the literature review?

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Talking about your thesis (1)

When I am asked about my thesis, I often notice that it's not easy to explain my subject. My choice of words varies dependingly on to whom I am talking. After lots of reading and after writing a couple of abstracts I am able to explain my subject in a few lines, in scientific language. … Continue reading Talking about your thesis (1)