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What is a Dissertation?

A dissertation is required of most PhD programs; it is a lengthy, formal document that presents new research and argues in defense of a particular thesis.  

Dissertations can be useful for in-depth research.

Image:  By NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Ariz. Comets Kick up Dust in Helix Nebula. Public domain.  Wikimedia Commons.

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