Thesis & Dissertation – Thesis Hub Knowledge Sharing Platform for Researchers. Sat, 16 Dec 2017 21:25:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Thesishub Template: A “Simple” Framework for Thesis Formatting. Sat, 04 Feb 2017 12:03:28 +0000 I am so happy to present the “simplest” thesis template in Malaysia. This template was created for University of Malaya. The caption blocks method is used to simplify the template. Caption Blocks can be used with any template; USM, UPM, UKM, UTM, UniMAS, IIUM …etc. To have an idea about how caption blocks work , follow this 3 simple […]]]> 3 A Simple Way to Use Thesis Template Mon, 01 Aug 2016 07:28:23 +0000 Introduction To create a long document like a thesis in Microsoft Word, you need a suitable template that contains the appropriate styles and settings. Every paragraph (including headings) in Word has a “style” associated with it. A style is a collection of formatting instructions, including font family and point size, alignment, amount of space before […]]]> 1 When to Write Your PhD Thesis Sat, 09 Jul 2016 20:00:50 +0000 When to Write Your PhD ThesisThe patron saint of PhD writing is the Victorian novelist, Anthony Trollope. He wrote many novels, including some of the famous Barchester and Palliser series, while working at a full-time management job in the Post Office. How did he achieve this output? He wrote for three hours in the morning from 5 a.m. to 8 […]]]> Introductions: first to be drafted, last to be finalised Thu, 23 Jun 2016 10:39:40 +0000 Thesis Introduction: First to be Drafted Last to be FinalizedIn terms of writing, Introductions are often the first to be drafted, and last to be finalised. we’re usually still re-adjusting the Introduction when everything else is finished. Really we can’t get the Introduction finalised until we know how everything ended up. But this is why it is good to start with the Introduction. It […]]]> Thesis-As-Artifact: Your Thesis, Your Product Wed, 22 Jun 2016 01:20:03 +0000 Thesis-As-Artifact: Your Thesis, Your ProductWhat you say and how  you say it are interrelated, and come together in your final written product. From this perspective, it can be useful to think about your thesis as both the intellectual and the material product of your labours. Why ‘product’? Because it’s something you produce by your own human effort, ingenuity and […]]]> Preparation to Do Masters or PhD!? Sat, 11 Jun 2016 15:27:59 +0000 Those who have an idea to do Masters/ PhD, but do not know how to move on? Finalised which area you are interested in. How about you? You may have a tentative topic. Based on your topic, find key words. Search for journals, read related thesis and refer to chapter With reading knowledge, meet a […]]]> 9 Creating a Table of Contents Sat, 28 May 2016 22:21:18 +0000 Creating a Table of ContentsWord can automatically generate a Table of Contents (TOC) from your styles, primarily the Heading styles you have used. Although it is easiest to create the TOC from built in Heading styles, you can also ask Word to include other styles as well by clicking on the Options button in the Table of Contents window […]]]> Writing Your PhD: What & When? Sat, 28 May 2016 22:18:54 +0000 Writing Your PhD: What & When?In this Article we shall examine the task of writing your PhD. First, note that we do not say ‘writing up your PhD’: that formulation wrongly gives the impression that writing is what you do at the end of the process. You certainly do have to write up your results at the end. One of […]]]> 1 Reviewing Your Final Draft Sat, 28 May 2016 22:00:38 +0000 Before submitting your thesis for examination, you and your supervisors might want to review your final draft against the following checklist , to reassure yourselves that your thesis is likely to meet examiners’ expectations: How to meet examiners’ expectations : A. Evidence of an original investigation or the testing of ideas  Was the aim of […]]]> How to Insert Landscape Pages Sat, 28 May 2016 21:40:06 +0000 Adding a landscape page in the middle of a document In order to change any formatting in Word, such as the page orientation, you need to insert a new section. 1.To begin, we will create an empty page, in its own section: Click on the View tab and click on the Draft button in the […]]]>