Marie Curie & Her World-Changing PhD Thesis

Marie Curie & Her World-Changing PhD Thesis

Possibly the most famous PhD thesis in history is that written by Marie Curie in 1903. Entitled “Recherches sur les substances radioacitves” which translates as “Research on Radioactive Substances”, it became one of the most important...
What’s the difference between a thesis and a dissertation?

What’s the difference between a thesis and a dissertation?

So what is the difference between a university thesis and a university dissertation? Is there even a difference? Having printed and bound thousands of both, even we were confused, so decided to find out. Dictionary definitions of ‘thesis’ and...
We do a lot more than bind Thesis – part 2

We do a lot more than bind Thesis – part 2

Hello loyal readers, our summer opening has been a great success, and our customers have loved the fact they can get stuff done on a Saturday morning, this weekend is super special though as its a bank holiday weekend and Igor is also opening the shop from 10 am till...
Choosing a Supervisor for your Doctoral Thesis

Choosing a Supervisor for your Doctoral Thesis

The Times Higher Education website has an excellent article for PhD students. Entitled 10 truths a PhD supervisor will never tell you, it candidly explains what to look for in a doctoral thesis supervisor, and what to avoid. Written quite a while back, it’s...
Time to re-think the traditional doctoral thesis format?

Time to re-think the traditional doctoral thesis format?

A perhaps controversial article, posted on the Times Higher Education site, asks whether the whole concept of the doctoral thesis is in need of an update. In fact, it asks whether the doctoral thesis is “obsolete” but maybe that’s an over-statement...
A World-Changing Thesis on Nanomachines & Molecular Manufacturing

A World-Changing Thesis on Nanomachines & Molecular Manufacturing

In our latest post we highlight another ground-breaking thesis, this time that of Kim Eric Drexler. His pioneering thesis ‘Molecular machinery & manufacturing with applications to computation’ was published at MIT in September 1991 and its effects will...