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  1. P

    Bachelor's thesis: Theoretical vs Experimental

    Hey PF, In 1 month I am going to start my Bs.c thesis. I already "have" a mentor that is willing to supervise me and a topic. The topic is Bohmian Mechanics. I know its disliked, but thats not why Im asking this question. Tbh I'm not a great student, if I dont like something I will put...
  2. sebomba

    Other Influence of bachelor's thesis on further studies

    How does the topic of your bachelor's thesis influence your further progress in your master studies and chances to join a research group for a master's thesis? I basically try to achieve a career in experimental particle physics and I'd like to do a bachelor's thesis in said field, that is...
  3. K

    MathType - best font for equations?

    I am writing my PhD Thesis now and i have a lot of equations. I use Word (for text) and for eqations i use MathType. For text i use Calibri font 12pt but for eqations - in MathType i prefer Euclid. It looks pretty good but i would like to ask you, if it is a problem that fonts for texts and...
  4. I

    Admissions Tricky master's thesis problem

    Hi, This is my first post and by no means a simple question, I believe. But all advice is appreciated. In particular, if there are university teachers/professors that are willing to give their opinion, I’d be very grateful. So thank you in advance. Here’s a little background regarding my...
  5. diegzumillo

    Thesis acknowledgements

    Hey all So I'm writing my acknowledgments in the thesis and after the obvious recognition shout outs, advisers, colleagues, collaborators, grants, family, I feel like I should at least mention the faceless internet help. I'm not talking about wikipedia, but discussion forums like this one or...
  6. binbagsss

    Studying How hard is it to do original work in a summer dissertation

    ..in a taught masters (UK). My undergrad project was a literature review on general relativity The topic of my project this summer (3 months) will be modified theories of gravity & cosmology. How do you go about doing some original work at this level? - would the first step be to identify a...
  7. S

    Convincing thesis students that doing the literature review is important

    hi all, I am a researcher at university and I have several bechelor and master thesis students every year. Very often, I struggle to convince students to carry out a good literature review and from their thesis, I do not get anything I have not seen, because they only read the first google...
  8. Roark

    Testing PhD Thesis - "Novel" vs. "Short Stories"

    My adviser and I have some disagreements about what my thesis should look like. I am a proponent of a single specific theme that encompasses the entire work. He believes in tying many different projects together with a much broader theme. I have been involved in a variety of projects (In order...
  9. S

    I Software for Analysis of FITS table/spectra

    Hi guys, I need help, more specifically in a technical issue. I started my thesis with an Astrophysics professor and he gave me a topic of "M dwarf spectra with cyclotron bumps from SDSS". In short, I am given spectra of a number of cylotron bump M-dwarfs (CBMDs) from unusual quasar search from...
  10. E

    Studying What are Possible Thesis Topics for Atmospheric Physics?

    Can you suggest possible master thesis topics relating to atmospheric physics? I have a bachelor's degree in physics and I mostly comfortable in numerical and theoretical physics. Since this field is somewhat new to me, I need to have a number of options on what topics to choose from. Thank you...
  11. DetectiveT

    Studying Seeking for suggestion on thesis selection

    Hello everyone, it's not really a technical issue, I just got into a graduate course, for a master degree, and I have to decide a thesis to work on. This group is quantum related, they do some quantum material research with computer on paper only, no other experimental equipment at all...
  12. J

    Mechanical Engineering Thesis, Mining Industry

    Hi guys, I am entering in my final year of mechanical engineering and as one of my last major assessment items, i am required to complete a thesis. I was wondering if i could get some ideas on a possible topic. I am currently employed as an undergrad mechanical engineer at a engineering firm...
  13. pitbull

    Bachelor's thesis about Gravitational Waves -- Too advanced?

    Hey! I am about to start my Bachelor's thesis about General Relativity. My professor mentioned that my thesis might as well be related to Gravitational Waves. Do you think that it would be appropriate to work on Gravitational Waves for a Bachelor's thesis? Isn't it too advanced? Also, any idea...
  14. O

    Other Should I apply to multiple job ads?

    I am doing my exchange studies in Sweden and have applied to two internship offers at Volvo. However, I've heard that the competition is tough (especially for non-native speakers). Application results are only for the next month. Should I apply to other internships/thesis placements across...
  15. Chahunda

    High School Thesis - Physics

    Hello, I didn't know if this is the right place for this question but here it is. I have a thesis due by June sometime. The thesis is in an astronomy course so I would like to do something on physics. I have just started learning the basics and would like to impress the teacher (this might help...
  16. Stella.Physics

    Some questions about Thesis

    Hello to all, I am a Physics Undergrad and I recently started writing my Thesis. Of course as soon as I stared typing I noticed that the layout of the text like the font I use or the size of the characters are to be noticed since it's an official document; so I looked it up and found some...
  17. M

    Admissions Relevance of past research during PhD admission

    Hello everyone, I'm a physics student and have got a matter that has been bothering me, therefore I would like to hear your opinion and perhaps your experiences. So now I have been doing my master thesis and I plan to find a PhD position after graduation. The problem is I want to take a topic...
  18. roms05

    Hello everyone!

    Hi! I'm Roms and I am an electrical engineering student from the Philippines. i am currently doing my thesis and I hope this community can help me. :)
  19. M

    How to avoid lab during PhD thesis writing

    Hello I will defend in a couple of weeks and I have been asked to do experiments that are not directly adding to my thesis (I can force it and add If I wanted but not really critical). Normally PhD candidates in the final stage are given a time to work on their PhD thesis and in my situation...
  20. M

    Should I complete a Master's through coursework or thesis?

    Hi all, I am currently an undergraduate in my third year working towards a simultaneous B.S/ M.S and will graduate next spring. I will be applying to Ph.D programs next winter and I am torn between earning my Master's through completing eight classes or through five classes and a Master's...
  21. E

    What is a Good Masters Thesis for Astronomy?

    Good day! I am currently a freshman at a master's course in astronomy as preparation for studies overseas (I need a master's degree to be able to apply a master's degree overseas). I am wondering of possible thesis topics acceptable for a master's degree. The school I am currently in has a few...
  22. PrincessIceFall

    Need help with thesis. Mechanical Engineering

    1. Homework Statement So I am currently in my final year working on my thesis. Below is the details of my thesis topic: Metacentric height (Computational) It is a simple matter to determine whether a body will float in a liquid, it is not so easy to determine the orientation at which the body...
  23. PrincessIceFall

    Metacentric height : Mechanical Engineering thesis topic

    1. Homework Statement So I am currently in my final year working on my thesis. Below is the details of my thesis topic: Metacentric height (Computational) It is a simple matter to determine whether a body will float in a liquid, it is not so easy to determine the orientation at which the body...
  24. PrincessIceFall

    Hi, I am an Undergraduate Mechanical Engineering student in Dubai

    So I am currently in my final year working on my thesis. Below is the details of my thesis topic: Metacentric height (Computational) It is a simple matter to determine whether a body will float in a liquid, it is not so easy to determine the orientation at which the body will float or the...
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