examples of abstracts for dissertations
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- Briefly outline what your paper aims to do
- Briefly outline the results and the conclusions you have drawn from them.
The example shown on this page is taken from one held at the Solent Electronic Archive.
Step 1: Look at examples of abstracts in dissertations.
Read the narrative for this stage on the University of Minnesota (UMN) website, then use the links listed below to update the links in the narrative and to locate UCF resources equivalent to those described for UMN.
ISA will make it available on this website so that others will see what you are doing. That way you will be able to discover others studying similar things.
The ISA has undertaken a new initiative to create an international community of young sociologists who are in the middle of their PhD dissertations or have completed them in the last 5 years. We are asking you to post dissertation abstracts (in English), together with a small amount of information about yourselves.
Jane Lathrop Stanford, Ph.D.
Stanford University, 2014 (year of conferral)
ALGORITHMS AND ARCHITECTURE:
COMPUTATIONAL PROTOTYPING IN
The following two examples have been annotated with academic comments. This is to help you understand why they achieved a good 2:1 mark but also, more importantly, how the marks could have been improved.
Some of the examples below are only available to access on campus.