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Without Rice Even the Cleverest Cannot Cook

Extract from the book ‘Essays on Covid-19’ published by Book Hub Publishing 2022 “As I reflect on our experience of Covid 19, I am immediately drawn to the work of sociologist Ulrich Beck, titled ‘Risk Society: Towards a New Modernity’ ([1986],1992). Written in 1986, it has an incredible capacity to tap into the underlying anxieties and insecurities …

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Look before You Leap: Giving Consideration to your Dissertation Topic

From The Desk Of The Dissertation Doctor In my second article on dissertation writing I intend to continue on my quest to attempt to navigate through the murky world of dissertation writing for those out there of an academic persuasion. Firstly, thanks to those fine people who emailed and facebooked me (yes, that word has …

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Dissertation Clinic: Writing an Annotated Bibliography

Writing an Annotated Bibliography Dr. Niall McElwee November 2013 What exactly is an annotation? An annotation is more than just a brief summary of an article, book, Web site or other type of publication. An annotation should provide enough information to encourage a reader decide whether he or she would like to read the entire …

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Dissertation Doctor’s Clinic: Some Preliminary Notes on Research Ethics

Research Ethics: What Not To Do in a Research Paper and Why Dr. Niall McElwee “When one has reached maturity in the art, one will have a formless form. It is like ice dissolving in water. When one has no form, one can be all forms; when one has no style, he can fit in …

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Notes on Submitting a Dissertation/Thesis

Dissertation/Thesis Document Submission Checklist Let’s start with a basic checklist which denotes a generic checklist for completing and submitting your dissertation or thesis. It may seem obvious, but  ensure you locate the official guidelines published by your Department. Most Colleges will publish this information on line or in secure student accounts. If that doesn’t work, try contacting …

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The “Ins” and “Outs” Of the DDC: Integrity & Privacy

Academic Integrity Policy: THE MANAGEMENT AND STAFF OF THE DISSERTATION DOCTOR’S CLINIC VIEW OUR POSITIONS AS THAT OF PERSONNEL WHO ASSIST OUR CLIENTS IN THE EDUCATIONAL PROCESS. WE VIEW THE INTEGRITY OF THE ACADEMIC PROCESS AS A CORNERSTONE OF THE ADVANCEMENT OF KNOWLEDGE AND, AS SUCH, WISH TO STATE THE FOLLOWING: DATA INTEGRITY: ALL DATA RECEIVED BY THE DISSERTATION DOCTOR’S CLINIC FOR THE PURPOSES OF …

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