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What is a PhD
What is a PhD
What is a PhD
What is a PhD
What is a PhD
What is a PhD
What is a PhD
What is a PhD
What is a PhD
What is a PhD
What is a PhD
What is a PhD
What is a PhD
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What is a PhD

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A fun graphical presentation on what a PhD really is based on Prof. Matt Might's insights.

A fun graphical presentation on what a PhD really is based on Prof. Matt Might's insights.

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  • 1. Prof. Matt Might University of Utah, Computer Science
    (adapted by Craig Blewett from http://gizmodo.com/5613794/what-is-exactly-a-doctorate)
    What Exactly is a PhD?
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  • 2. What Exactly is a PhD?
    Imagine a circle that contains all of human knowledge
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  • 3. What Exactly is a PhD?
    By the time you finish elementary school you know a little
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  • 4. What Exactly is a PhD?
    By the time you finish high school you know a bit more
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  • 5. What Exactly is a PhD?
    With a Bachelor’s degree you gain a specialty
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  • 6. What Exactly is a PhD?
    A Master’s Degree deepens that specialty
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  • 7. What Exactly is a PhD?
    Reading research papers takes you to the edge of human knowledge
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  • 8. What Exactly is a PhD?
    Once you’re at the boundary, you focus!
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  • 9. What Exactly is a PhD?
    You PUSH at the boundary for a few years
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  • 10. What Exactly is a PhD?
    Until one day the boundary gives way!
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  • 11. What Exactly is a PhD?
    PhD
    And that dent you have made…that is called a PhD!
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  • 12. What Exactly is a PhD?
    Of course the world looks different to you now.
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  • 13. What Exactly is a PhD?
    But don’t forget the BIGGER picture!
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