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Definition of dissertation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  • dissertation
  • He wrote his Master's dissertation on rats.
  • Students can either do a dissertation or take part in a practical project.
  • hall of residence
  • Candidates are required to present a dissertation of between 8 000 and 12 000 words.
  • She is writing her dissertation on the history of the Knights Templar.
  • dissertation on

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Dissertation Structure & Layout 101: How to structure your dissertation, thesis or research project.

By: Derek Jansen (MBA) Reviewed By: David Phair (PhD) | July 2019

So, you’ve got a decent understanding of what a dissertation is , you’ve chosen your topic and hopefully you’ve received approval for your research proposal . Awesome! Now its time to start the actual dissertation or thesis writing journey.

To craft a high-quality document, the very first thing you need to understand is dissertation structure . In this post, we’ll walk you through the generic dissertation structure and layout, step by step. We’ll start with the big picture, and then zoom into each chapter to briefly discuss the core contents. If you’re just starting out on your research journey, you should start with this post, which covers the big-picture process of how to write a dissertation or thesis .

Dissertation structure and layout - the basics

*The Caveat *

In this post, we’ll be discussing a traditional dissertation/thesis structure and layout, which is generally used for social science research across universities, whether in the US, UK, Europe or Australia. However, some universities may have small variations on this structure (extra chapters, merged chapters, slightly different ordering, etc).

So, always check with your university if they have a prescribed structure or layout that they expect you to work with. If not, it’s safe to assume the structure we’ll discuss here is suitable. And even if they do have a prescribed structure, you’ll still get value from this post as we’ll explain the core contents of each section.  

Overview: S tructuring a dissertation or thesis

  • Acknowledgements page
  • Abstract (or executive summary)
  • Table of contents , list of figures and tables
  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Chapter 2: Literature review
  • Chapter 3: Methodology
  • Chapter 4: Results
  • Chapter 5: Discussion
  • Chapter 6: Conclusion
  • Reference list

As I mentioned, some universities will have slight variations on this structure. For example, they want an additional “personal reflection chapter”, or they might prefer the results and discussion chapter to be merged into one. Regardless, the overarching flow will always be the same, as this flow reflects the research process , which we discussed here – i.e.:

  • The introduction chapter presents the core research question and aims .
  • The literature review chapter assesses what the current research says about this question.
  • The methodology, results and discussion chapters go about undertaking new research about this question.
  • The conclusion chapter (attempts to) answer the core research question .

In other words, the dissertation structure and layout reflect the research process of asking a well-defined question(s), investigating, and then answering the question – see below.

A dissertation's structure reflect the research process

To restate that – the structure and layout of a dissertation reflect the flow of the overall research process . This is essential to understand, as each chapter will make a lot more sense if you “get” this concept. If you’re not familiar with the research process, read this post before going further.

Right. Now that we’ve covered the big picture, let’s dive a little deeper into the details of each section and chapter. Oh and by the way, you can also grab our free dissertation/thesis template here to help speed things up.

The title page of your dissertation is the very first impression the marker will get of your work, so it pays to invest some time thinking about your title. But what makes for a good title? A strong title needs to be 3 things:

  • Succinct (not overly lengthy or verbose)
  • Specific (not vague or ambiguous)
  • Representative of the research you’re undertaking (clearly linked to your research questions)

Typically, a good title includes mention of the following:

  • The broader area of the research (i.e. the overarching topic)
  • The specific focus of your research (i.e. your specific context)
  • Indication of research design (e.g. quantitative , qualitative , or  mixed methods ).

For example:

A quantitative investigation [research design] into the antecedents of organisational trust [broader area] in the UK retail forex trading market [specific context/area of focus].

Again, some universities may have specific requirements regarding the format and structure of the title, so it’s worth double-checking expectations with your institution (if there’s no mention in the brief or study material).

Dissertations stacked up

Acknowledgements

This page provides you with an opportunity to say thank you to those who helped you along your research journey. Generally, it’s optional (and won’t count towards your marks), but it is academic best practice to include this.

So, who do you say thanks to? Well, there’s no prescribed requirements, but it’s common to mention the following people:

  • Your dissertation supervisor or committee.
  • Any professors, lecturers or academics that helped you understand the topic or methodologies.
  • Any tutors, mentors or advisors.
  • Your family and friends, especially spouse (for adult learners studying part-time).

There’s no need for lengthy rambling. Just state who you’re thankful to and for what (e.g. thank you to my supervisor, John Doe, for his endless patience and attentiveness) – be sincere. In terms of length, you should keep this to a page or less.

Abstract or executive summary

The dissertation abstract (or executive summary for some degrees) serves to provide the first-time reader (and marker or moderator) with a big-picture view of your research project. It should give them an understanding of the key insights and findings from the research, without them needing to read the rest of the report – in other words, it should be able to stand alone .

For it to stand alone, your abstract should cover the following key points (at a minimum):

  • Your research questions and aims – what key question(s) did your research aim to answer?
  • Your methodology – how did you go about investigating the topic and finding answers to your research question(s)?
  • Your findings – following your own research, what did do you discover?
  • Your conclusions – based on your findings, what conclusions did you draw? What answers did you find to your research question(s)?

So, in much the same way the dissertation structure mimics the research process, your abstract or executive summary should reflect the research process, from the initial stage of asking the original question to the final stage of answering that question.

In practical terms, it’s a good idea to write this section up last , once all your core chapters are complete. Otherwise, you’ll end up writing and rewriting this section multiple times (just wasting time). For a step by step guide on how to write a strong executive summary, check out this post .

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Table of contents

This section is straightforward. You’ll typically present your table of contents (TOC) first, followed by the two lists – figures and tables. I recommend that you use Microsoft Word’s automatic table of contents generator to generate your TOC. If you’re not familiar with this functionality, the video below explains it simply:

If you find that your table of contents is overly lengthy, consider removing one level of depth. Oftentimes, this can be done without detracting from the usefulness of the TOC.

Right, now that the “admin” sections are out of the way, its time to move on to your core chapters. These chapters are the heart of your dissertation and are where you’ll earn the marks. The first chapter is the introduction chapter – as you would expect, this is the time to introduce your research…

It’s important to understand that even though you’ve provided an overview of your research in your abstract, your introduction needs to be written as if the reader has not read that (remember, the abstract is essentially a standalone document). So, your introduction chapter needs to start from the very beginning, and should address the following questions:

  • What will you be investigating (in plain-language, big picture-level)?
  • Why is that worth investigating? How is it important to academia or business? How is it sufficiently original?
  • What are your research aims and research question(s)? Note that the research questions can sometimes be presented at the end of the literature review (next chapter).
  • What is the scope of your study? In other words, what will and won’t you cover ?
  • How will you approach your research? In other words, what methodology will you adopt?
  • How will you structure your dissertation? What are the core chapters and what will you do in each of them?

These are just the bare basic requirements for your intro chapter. Some universities will want additional bells and whistles in the intro chapter, so be sure to carefully read your brief or consult your research supervisor.

If done right, your introduction chapter will set a clear direction for the rest of your dissertation. Specifically, it will make it clear to the reader (and marker) exactly what you’ll be investigating, why that’s important, and how you’ll be going about the investigation. Conversely, if your introduction chapter leaves a first-time reader wondering what exactly you’ll be researching, you’ve still got some work to do.

Now that you’ve set a clear direction with your introduction chapter, the next step is the literature review . In this section, you will analyse the existing research (typically academic journal articles and high-quality industry publications), with a view to understanding the following questions:

  • What does the literature currently say about the topic you’re investigating?
  • Is the literature lacking or well established? Is it divided or in disagreement?
  • How does your research fit into the bigger picture?
  • How does your research contribute something original?
  • How does the methodology of previous studies help you develop your own?

Depending on the nature of your study, you may also present a conceptual framework towards the end of your literature review, which you will then test in your actual research.

Again, some universities will want you to focus on some of these areas more than others, some will have additional or fewer requirements, and so on. Therefore, as always, its important to review your brief and/or discuss with your supervisor, so that you know exactly what’s expected of your literature review chapter.

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Now that you’ve investigated the current state of knowledge in your literature review chapter and are familiar with the existing key theories, models and frameworks, its time to design your own research. Enter the methodology chapter – the most “science-ey” of the chapters…

In this chapter, you need to address two critical questions:

  • Exactly HOW will you carry out your research (i.e. what is your intended research design)?
  • Exactly WHY have you chosen to do things this way (i.e. how do you justify your design)?

Remember, the dissertation part of your degree is first and foremost about developing and demonstrating research skills . Therefore, the markers want to see that you know which methods to use, can clearly articulate why you’ve chosen then, and know how to deploy them effectively.

Importantly, this chapter requires detail – don’t hold back on the specifics. State exactly what you’ll be doing, with who, when, for how long, etc. Moreover, for every design choice you make, make sure you justify it.

In practice, you will likely end up coming back to this chapter once you’ve undertaken all your data collection and analysis, and revise it based on changes you made during the analysis phase. This is perfectly fine. Its natural for you to add an additional analysis technique, scrap an old one, etc based on where your data lead you. Of course, I’m talking about small changes here – not a fundamental switch from qualitative to quantitative, which will likely send your supervisor in a spin!

You’ve now collected your data and undertaken your analysis, whether qualitative, quantitative or mixed methods. In this chapter, you’ll present the raw results of your analysis . For example, in the case of a quant study, you’ll present the demographic data, descriptive statistics, inferential statistics , etc.

Typically, Chapter 4 is simply a presentation and description of the data, not a discussion of the meaning of the data. In other words, it’s descriptive, rather than analytical – the meaning is discussed in Chapter 5. However, some universities will want you to combine chapters 4 and 5, so that you both present and interpret the meaning of the data at the same time. Check with your institution what their preference is.

Now that you’ve presented the data analysis results, its time to interpret and analyse them. In other words, its time to discuss what they mean, especially in relation to your research question(s).

What you discuss here will depend largely on your chosen methodology. For example, if you’ve gone the quantitative route, you might discuss the relationships between variables . If you’ve gone the qualitative route, you might discuss key themes and the meanings thereof. It all depends on what your research design choices were.

Most importantly, you need to discuss your results in relation to your research questions and aims, as well as the existing literature. What do the results tell you about your research questions? Are they aligned with the existing research or at odds? If so, why might this be? Dig deep into your findings and explain what the findings suggest, in plain English.

The final chapter – you’ve made it! Now that you’ve discussed your interpretation of the results, its time to bring it back to the beginning with the conclusion chapter . In other words, its time to (attempt to) answer your original research question s (from way back in chapter 1). Clearly state what your conclusions are in terms of your research questions. This might feel a bit repetitive, as you would have touched on this in the previous chapter, but its important to bring the discussion full circle and explicitly state your answer(s) to the research question(s).

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Next, you’ll typically discuss the implications of your findings? In other words, you’ve answered your research questions – but what does this mean for the real world (or even for academia)? What should now be done differently, given the new insight you’ve generated?

Lastly, you should discuss the limitations of your research, as well as what this means for future research in the area. No study is perfect, especially not a Masters-level. Discuss the shortcomings of your research. Perhaps your methodology was limited, perhaps your sample size was small or not representative, etc, etc. Don’t be afraid to critique your work – the markers want to see that you can identify the limitations of your work. This is a strength, not a weakness. Be brutal!

This marks the end of your core chapters – woohoo! From here on out, it’s pretty smooth sailing.

The reference list is straightforward. It should contain a list of all resources cited in your dissertation, in the required format, e.g. APA , Harvard, etc.

It’s essential that you use reference management software for your dissertation. Do NOT try handle your referencing manually – its far too error prone. On a reference list of multiple pages, you’re going to make mistake. To this end, I suggest considering either Mendeley or Zotero. Both are free and provide a very straightforward interface to ensure that your referencing is 100% on point. I’ve included a simple how-to video for the Mendeley software (my personal favourite) below:

Some universities may ask you to include a bibliography, as opposed to a reference list. These two things are not the same . A bibliography is similar to a reference list, except that it also includes resources which informed your thinking but were not directly cited in your dissertation. So, double-check your brief and make sure you use the right one.

The very last piece of the puzzle is the appendix or set of appendices. This is where you’ll include any supporting data and evidence. Importantly, supporting is the keyword here.

Your appendices should provide additional “nice to know”, depth-adding information, which is not critical to the core analysis. Appendices should not be used as a way to cut down word count (see this post which covers how to reduce word count ). In other words, don’t place content that is critical to the core analysis here, just to save word count. You will not earn marks on any content in the appendices, so don’t try to play the system!

Time to recap…

And there you have it – the traditional dissertation structure and layout, from A-Z. To recap, the core structure for a dissertation or thesis is (typically) as follows:

  • Acknowledgments page

Most importantly, the core chapters should reflect the research process (asking, investigating and answering your research question). Moreover, the research question(s) should form the golden thread throughout your dissertation structure. Everything should revolve around the research questions, and as you’ve seen, they should form both the start point (i.e. introduction chapter) and the endpoint (i.e. conclusion chapter).

I hope this post has provided you with clarity about the traditional dissertation/thesis structure and layout. If you have any questions or comments, please leave a comment below, or feel free to get in touch with us. Also, be sure to check out the rest of the  Grad Coach Blog .

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ARUN kumar SHARMA

many thanks i found it very useful

Derek Jansen

Glad to hear that, Arun. Good luck writing your dissertation.

Sue

Such clear practical logical advice. I very much needed to read this to keep me focused in stead of fretting.. Perfect now ready to start my research!

hayder

what about scientific fields like computer or engineering thesis what is the difference in the structure? thank you very much

Tim

Thanks so much this helped me a lot!

Ade Adeniyi

Very helpful and accessible. What I like most is how practical the advice is along with helpful tools/ links.

Thanks Ade!

Aswathi

Thank you so much sir.. It was really helpful..

You’re welcome!

Jp Raimundo

Hi! How many words maximum should contain the abstract?

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Thank you so much 😊 Find this at the right moment

You’re most welcome. Good luck with your dissertation.

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Krishnan iyer

Many times Clarity and vision of destination of dissertation is what makes the difference between good ,average and great researchers the same way a great automobile driver is fast with clarity of address and Clear weather conditions .

I guess Great researcher = great ideas + knowledge + great and fast data collection and modeling + great writing + high clarity on all these

You have given immense clarity from start to end.

Alwyn Malan

Morning. Where will I write the definitions of what I’m referring to in my report?

Rose

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My stress level just dropped at least 15 points after watching this. Just starting my thesis for my grad program and I feel a lot more capable now! Thanks for such a clear and helpful video, Emma and the GradCoach team!

Judy

Do we need to mention the number of words the dissertation contains in the main document?

It depends on your university’s requirements, so it would be best to check with them 🙂

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1. dissertation

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noun. ['ˌdɪsɝˈteɪʃən'] a treatise advancing a new point of view resulting from research; usually a requirement for an advanced academic degree.

  • dissertationem (Latin)
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  • antidiscrimination
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  • misrepresentation
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  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
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  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
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  • miscommunication
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  • excommunication
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Pronounce dissertation as ˌdɪsərˈteɪʃən.

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1. Noun, singular or mass Taking time to develop a concise abstract statement is a very important part of developing a dissertation proposal.

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Formatting your dissertation (or thesis) will likely take more time than you expect. But using the special features described in this Guide will save you a great deal of work , particularly if you use our template (available in the box below). The earlier you begin to use these tools, the more time you'll save and the less stress you'll have as your submission deadline approaches. Students at the University of Michigan are also encouraged to contact the experts at the Library's ScholarSpace anytime you run into a problem or have a question.

To meet  Rackham’s Dissertation Formatting Guidelines  you will need to modify the standard settings that Microsoft Word uses. This guide will show you how to use the tools to make the necessary modifications.  While we do follow the requirements from Rackham’s formatting guidelines to demonstrate the tools, in the end, you are responsible for verifying that your document meets the requirements that Rackham sets.

To save yourself time and effort , please consider using our Dissertation Template (link available in the box below). Many of the settings discussed in this Guide are already included in that document.

Please note that, as a University of Michigan student, you have free access to the Microsoft Office suite of tools -- including Microsoft Word. Visit this link to learn more and to download Office to your own computer.

Dissertation Template and other Resources

  • ScholarSpace Template for Dissertations This Microsoft Word document comes with many of the Rackham formatting guidelines built in, and can be used for dissertations and theses. Please note that this template doesn't follow the formatting direction of any particular Style Guide. It is your responsibility to make sure you are following the Style Guide predominant in your field, and to make any relevant formatting changes to heading styles, numbering, captions, etc... How to make many of those changes is described throughout this Guide.
  • Rackham Dissertation Handbook Rackham's Dissertation Guidelines and Handbook
  • Dissertation Formatting Checklist Rackham's list of formatting issues to watch out for in your dissertation.
  • Using Microsoft Word for Large Documents (non-dissertation specific) Handout (This document was written for an older -- much older -- version of Word, but nearly all of the information is still accurate and useful)
  • Guide to Copyright for Dissertations

A word about LaTeX

LaTeX is a writing and markup language often used in science and engineering documents because it allows for great control in creating complex equations and formulas. ScholarSpace does not maintain a template for dissertations created with LaTeX, and we can only provide very limited support for it. That said, there is a community of U-M folks who actively maintain  this LaTeX template to keep it in line with Rackham's guidelines .

Here are some other very useful resources:

  • Video recording of a  UM Library Workshop on Dissertation Formatting with LaTeX
  • Documentation for LaTeX and Overleaf
  • Bibiliography Management with LaTeX
  • How to Write a Thesis in LaTeX
  • A huge collection of LaTeX resources

Can I use Google Docs for my dissertation?

No. Google Docs can get you pretty far down the road to something that looks like what Rackham requires, however, it's going to take a lot more work to get that far, and as you approach the finish line there will be obstacles that Google Docs just won't be able to get around. The issue is that Google Docs was not designed for complicated documents like a thesis or dissertation. To get it to do many of the special things that Rackham requires, you'll have to do a lot of work that Word will just do for you . A few examples:

  • Rackham requires 1" margin on all pages, but a 2" margin at the top of each new section. You'll have to manually adjust every relevant page yourself in Docs to get this, but Word will just do it automatically.
  • Docs gives you three choices for how your Table of Contents will look, none of which are suitable for Rackham. While you can adjust the format, many aspects of it (such as spacing) will revert to the original every time you update it.  With Word, you're in charge of what your ToC looks like.
  • In Docs, you'll have to manually type in your figure numbers ("Figure 3.6") and change them every time you add or move them. But Word will manage numbering and caption placement for you, it will renumber figures or tables as you add or move them, and it will create your List of Figures/Tables automatically – correct page numbers and all. 
  • With Word's figure/table numbering, you can also insert cross-references so when you refer to "(see Figure 4.2)" but then you add some new figures before that, not only will Figure 4.2 renumber itself automatically, but anywhere you've referred to it will be updated, too. No more anxiety about whether you've updated everything accurately.
  • Page numbers: Rackham wants the first two pages to have no page numbers, the rest of the frontmatter to have small roman numerals, and the body of the document to have arabic numerals.  Docs just plain can't do that. 

If you're concerned about the learning curve of using Word, please know that this Guide goes over how to do everything, AND the Word template found here has nearly everything already set up for you. We also regularly offer a workshop that serves as an introduction to the most useful features, and you can set up a meeting with a ScholarSpace expert anytime you run into something that you can't figure out. 

Writing Assistance

This Guide is all about how to properly format your dissertation -- how to make it look the way Rackham wants it to look. But what if you need help with the actual composition  of your content? Our friends at the Sweetland Writing Center offer such assistance, through their Writing Workshop program. From their website:

These are just a few quick but especially important tips to help you get started. See our more expansive Tips & Troubleshooting section for suggestions that are a little more complex.

  • Save early , save often, and create backup versions as you go along. Consider setting up Microsoft OneDrive (you have free access with your umich login credentials). With this, you can turn on "Autosave" in Word to automatically save your document at regular intervals.

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  • Use our template (available above), it will save you lots of time. Nearly all of the difficult formatting stuff we discuss in this Guide is already built into the template. Consider doing all of your writing in it -- even if you're working in separate files for each chapter, you can use a copy of the template for each one of those chapters.
  • Set the margins including the two-inch margin for chapters titles  ( Setting Margins ) .
  • Define styles for Headings 1-3, Normal, Captions, and Quotes – these are most common; you may need others ( Working with Styles ).
  • If headings need to be numbered (for example, 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, etc.), define a multi-level list ( Automatic Numbering ).
  • If captions need to include the chapter number, define a multi-level list ( Automatic Numbering ).
  • Share your file(s) with your advisors using Track Changes ( Commenting and Reviewing ) .
  • If you use EndNote to manage your citations and create your bibliography, use only one EndNote library for your entire dissertation (see our EndNote Basics guide).
  • Did we mention that you really ought to try out our template (available above)?
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noun as in belief, assumption to be tested

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  • proposition
  • supposition

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  • contestation
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noun as in written dissertation

  • argumentation
  • composition
  • disquisition

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In “Back Home,” Gil also revisits the nostalgia for the South explored in his Johns Hopkins thesis, “Circle of Stone.”

At least father and son were in alignment on this central thesis: acting “gay”—bad; being thought of as gay—bad.

Her doctoral thesis, says Ramin Takloo at the University of Illinois, was simply outstanding.

Marshall McLuhan long ago argued the now accepted thesis that different mediums have different influences on thinking.

He wrote his Master's thesis on the underrepresentation of young people in Congress.

And indeed for most young men a college thesis is but an exercise for sharpening the wits, rarely dangerous in its later effects.

It will be for the reader to determine whether the main thesis of the book has gained or lost by the new evidence.

But the word thesis, when applied to Systems, does not mean the 'position' of single notes, but of groups of notes.

This conclusion, it need hardly be said, is in entire agreement with the main thesis of the preceding pages.

Sundry outlying Indians, with ammunition to waste, took belly and knee rests and strengthened the thesis to the contrary.

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Gov. Hochul says she 'misspoke' when she said some 'black kids' don't know the word 'computer'

Hochul received criticism from bronx officials after claiming 'young black kids' in the borough don't know what the word 'computer' means.

Gov. Kathy Hochul speaks at Milken Institute about computer education in the Bronx

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New York Gov. Kathy Hochul tells an audience at the Milken Institute that there are "young black kids in the Bronx" who "don't even know what the word 'computer' is." (Credit: Governor Kathy Hochul)

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul apologized this week after saying there are black kids in the Bronx who don't know what the word "computer" means.

Hochil made the remarks during an address at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles, California .

"Now what we have is the money to build a phenomenal super computer that is gonna be accessible to the researchers in New York, college students, will attract more federal grants, and this is how we lay down the mark," Hochul said. "No state has done this. In fact, I talk to a lot of other people who say, ‘I wish my governor had thought of that first.’ I say, ‘No no, this is New York. We like to be first,’ with all due respect to you from other states."

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New York Gov. Kathy Hochul speaks about her state's $400 million "Empire AI" initiative at the Milken Institute's event. (Office of Governor Kathy Hochul)

"It’s sort of our attitude," Hochul continued. "We will be the best, we will be the first, and I want others to follow, because right now we have young Black kids growing up in the Bronx who don’t even know what the word 'computer' is. They don’t know. They don’t know these things."

Her remarks were intended to generate publicity for the state's $400 million "Empire AI" initiative funding artificial intelligence in the state.

The governor is focused on expanding access to training on cutting-edge technology to children in low-income areas, including the Bronx.

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Hochul was speaking at the 27th annual Milken Institute Global Conference, held in Los Angeles, California. (Office of Governor Kathy Hochul)

"I want the world opened up to all of them because when you have their diverse voices innovating solutions through technology, then you’re really addressing society’s broader challenges," Hochul added at the Milken Institute.

The governor's comments caused immediate backlash from officials and lawmakers in the Bronx .

Deeply disturbed by [Hochul’s] recent remarks and the underlying perception that she has of Black and brown children from [the Bronx]," said New York State Assembly Member Karines Reyes. "Our children are bright, brilliant, extremely capable, and more than deserving of any opportunities that are extended to other kids. Do better."

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In this aerial view taken from the 86th floor of the Empire State Building, the Bronx is seen in New York City, with Yankee Stadium visible in the center. (Gary Hershorn/Getty Images)

"I’m deeply troubled by the recent statements made by [Hochul]. The underlying perception conveyed about Black and brown children from the Bronx is not only disheartening but also deeply concerning," fellow Assembly Member John Zaccaro Jr. said.

Hochul apologized for her comments in a statement to the New York Post , saying she "misspoke" during her speech and regrets the mistake.

"Of course Black children in the Bronx know what computers are," Hochul told the Post. "The problem is that they too often lack access to the technology needed to get on track to high-paying jobs in emerging industries like AI. That’s why I’ve been focused on increasing economic opportunity since Day One of my Administration."

Timothy Nerozzi is a writer for Fox News Digital. You can follow him on Twitter @timothynerozzi and can email him at [email protected]

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[ dis-er- tey -sh uh n ]

  • a written essay, treatise, or thesis, especially one written by a candidate for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.
  • any formal discourse in speech or writing.

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  • a written thesis, often based on original research, usually required for a higher degree
  • a formal discourse

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  • ˌdisserˈtational , adjective
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Thirteen years ago, while working on her PHD dissertation in Madagascar’s Masoala Peninsula, Borgerson encountered a problem.

At Harvard, he received a PhD in government and wrote his dissertation under Henry Kissinger, who became a lifelong friend.

I planned to go back to physics after a couple of years and then return to wrap up my dissertation.

My buba’s lived experience helped shape me into the girl who wrote her college dissertation on the gender pay gap, arguing for equal parental leave for dads and moms, almost 20 years before any major employer implemented any such thing.

My PhD dissertation was a highly theoretical model representing computer systems that were framed as a mathematical model, and if they were interconnected in such a way that these interconnected computers would communicate like cells in the body.

A terrific cultural studies dissertation awaits on how the fortunes of the Cheneys provide a mirror on a changing America.

Today, he visits online forums and bombards them with dissertation-length comments.

In her dissertation, McFate had asked whether ‘good anthropology’ might lead to ‘better killing.’

Heritage has distanced itself from Richwine and his dissertation.

No single dissertation will alter the status quo on its own.

I've never had time to write home about it, for I felt that it required a dissertation in itself to do it justice.

Dr. Pitcairn, published at Leyden his dissertation on the circulation of the blood through the veins.

Start not, reader, I am not going to trouble you with a poetical dissertation; no, no!

Dissertation sur les Assassins, Académie des Inscriptions, tom.

This dissertation, which is illustrated by several plates, will repay for the time spent in reading it.

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Kamala Harris Mocked for 3-Word Response, Ignoring Hamas Ceasefire Question

V ice President Kamala Harris is facing mockery on social media after ignoring a question about Hamas announcing that it has accepted terms for a ceasefire with Israel.

Hamas announced in a statement on Monday that Ismail Haniyeh, head of the militant group's political wing, had informed senior Qatari and Egyptian officials of "approval of their proposal regarding the ceasefire agreement" after months of negotiations.

Reporters asked Harris about the announcement while she was exiting a Detroit restaurant with her lunch on Monday. The vice president, seemingly under the impression that the press was curious about her order, preemptively said, "shrimp and grits."

Conservative commentators on X, formerly Twitter , quickly shared clips of the moment while erroneously claiming that Harris was responding to the ceasefire announcement, ignoring that the question had not been completed when Harris started speaking.

"Ever wonder what the Vice President of the free world thinks about the Hamas ceasefire? HARRIS: 'Shrimp and grits!'" posted Dinesh D'Souza , the conservative filmmaker behind the 2020 election conspiracy theory film 2000 Mules .

"OUT TO LUNCH: Kamala Asked About Hamas Ceasefire, Shares What She Had for Lunch Instead [WATCH]," the account of Fox News host Sean Hannity posted while sharing a link to Hannity's website.

"Asked for her thoughts about the ceasefire in the Middle East, Kamala responds: 'Shrimp and grits!!!" posted Ian Miles Cheong, a Malaysian right-wing social media personality who frequently chimes in on American politics.

"These [sic] administration is not serious," @ImMeme0 posted . "There is a war going on, people are dying in the Middle East, our colleges are fool [sic] of protesters and Harris' only answer is 'Shrimp and grits.' These [sic] is the person Democrats want you to vote for in November. Disgusting!"

"REPORTER: 'Madam Vice President, Hamas says it accepted a ceasefire deal. Your reaction?' HARRIS: 'Shrimp and grits!' The White House is a freaking clown show," posted Nick Sorter, a conservative independent journalist.

In response to Newsweek's request for comment, a spokesperson for Harris pointed out that the vice president later told reporters the following regarding the ceasefire announcement on Monday: "This morning I was on the call between the president and Prime Minister Netanyahu. We are closely tracking what is happening on the ground."

The vice president's office also indicated that Harris had been previously asked by reporters what she was ordering in the restaurant and did not hear the question on the Hamas ceasefire report.

The announcement by Hamas did not stop the government of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from moving forward with a planned offensive into the southern Gaza city of Rafah only hours later.

Netanyahu's office said in a statement that "Israel's war cabinet has unanimously decided that Israel will continue the operation in Rafah to exert military pressure on Hamas," while adding in remarks to Newsweek that "the Hamas proposal is far from Israel's necessary requirements" but would still be reviewed with an eye to "reaching an agreement."

Hamas says that the ceasefire terms that it has agreed to are based on a proposal that was drafted by Qatar and Egypt, nations that have been mediating peace talks with Israel following almost seven months of war that began with the surprise October 7 Hamas attack on Israel.

The initial Hamas attack resulted in around 1,200 deaths in Israel, while Israel's ongoing assault on Gaza has killed over 34,000, according to Associated Press reports based on figures from local health officials.

Update 5/6/24, 8:02 p.m. ET: This article has been updated to include comment from the office of Vice President Kamala Harris and additional context.

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How to Delete a Page in Word for Your Thesis/Dissertation? [For Students]

Writing today involves more than just putting words on a document; it requires management across various digital intricacies that can suddenly throw you off course. As a writer who spends hours working with document processors, I've learned how to solve those unexpected digital problems, like unwanted blank pages that appear without warning.

If you're a student dealing with those pesky blank pages just when you're about to submit an important assignment or thesis, it can be incredibly frustrating. In this article, I'll demonstrate to you how to get rid of those unwanted pages and keep your work neat and presentable.

Common Problems About Deleting a Page in Word

Blank pages can be a real headache. They sometimes appear out of nowhere, and other times, trying to delete them messes up your formatting. These are among the most common issues when it comes to deleting pages in Word, enough to make you want to tear your hair out.

1.Deleting a Blank Page Caused by a Table

If you're working on a thesis dissertation, you're likely to include tables to present and organize data. However, when using Microsoft Word, you might find an extra page appearing unexpectedly, and your table could be the reason behind it. This occurs because tables in Word end with a paragraph mark. If the table is at the bottom of a page and there's no room for the paragraph mark, Word automatically adds a new page. This can be frustrating when you're aiming for a polished, professional document. The good news is that you can resolve this issue with a few simple steps to keep your thesis looking its best.

2.Deleting Blank Pages in the Middle of a Document

Stray paragraph marks, page breaks, and section breaks are just a few reasons why extra pages appear in a document. This can be especially problematic when these unwanted pages appear in the middle of a long document, such as a thesis or a report. Deleting these extra pages can eventually be a massive pain in the back, especially when you need to maintain a consistent layout throughout the document.

How to Delete an Extra Page Caused by a Table

A simple backspace is clearly not going to help you as you try to remove the annoying extra page. But believe it or not these methods and steps on how to remove and delete blank page in Word, is actually pretty simple:

Reduce Paragraph Mark Font Size to Remove Blank Page After Table

A somewhat simple method to remove a blank page in Word caused by a table is by altering the font size, so let's explore this method:

Step 1 : First, open the document in Microsoft Word where the extra page was added due to a table.

Step 2 : Now, let's activate the paragraph marks by going to the “Home” tab and then clicking on the “Paragraph Marks” icon to show paragraph marks in your document.

Step 3 : You will see a single paragraph mark on the blank page, select it using your mouse.

Step 4 : Now, in the “Home” tab, reduce the font size in the “Font” section. You might want to reduce the font to as little as '1' to remove the blank page.

This method is viable and can be considered as a quick fix to remove blank pages caused by tables in Word documents.

Apply the Hidden Text Attribute

If you're wondering how to remove a blank page in Word, one approach involves hiding the unwanted page rather than completely deleting it. This method doesn't actually remove the page but makes it invisible when printing or sharing the document. It's a quick workaround, but keep in mind that the blank page still exists in the document structure. Here's how you can hide the blank page:

Step 1 : First, let's open the document in Word, and then click on the "Paragraph Marks" icon in the "Home" tab.

Step 2 : Next, let's select the paragraph mark on the blank page using the cursor and then right-click to open the Context menu.

Step 3 : Now, click on the "Font" option to open the Font dialog.

Step 4 : In the Font Dialog, go to the "Effects" section and then tick the "Hidden" checkbox, and then press "OK" to exit.

Step 5 : After that, hide paragraph marks by clicking on the "Paragraph Mark" icon in the Home tab.

Step 6 : Now you will see that the blank page has been hidden in the document.

Step 7 : However, if the blank page is still not hidden, head over to the "File" menu in the top left.

Step 8 : Now click on the "Options" button in the left side panel.

Step 9 : In the Options dialog, go to the "Display" tab on the left panel and then make sure the "Hidden" checkbox is unchecked. Click "OK" to exit the Options dialog.

This method is effective because by default, hidden content cannot be viewed and is not printed as well. However, they do occupy some extra space in the hard drive or cloud.

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How to Delete a Blank Page Amid Your Work in Word

Losing formatting while trying to remove a blank page from your document can be insanely frustrating, and it feels like hours of effort have gone to waste.To help you tackle this problem without losing all your hard work, I've outlined the steps below on how to delete a blank page in Word . These instructions are designed to be simple and easy that work across various platforms, including mobile, Windows, and Mac. For the demonstration, I'll use WPS Office, a free software that's fully compatible with Word documents and even allows you to convert files to PDF without affecting the format.

Using Navigation pane

Using the navigation pane provides a more comprehensive view of your entire document, allowing you to see all the pages at once. Let's take a look at how to delete pages in Word using the navigation pane.

Step 1 : In Microsoft Word, go to the View Tab and check the "Navigation Pane" checkbox in the Show section.

Step 2 : The navigation pane dialog box will appear on the left side of the screen. Click on the "Pages" tab to see an overview of the pages in your document.

Step 3 : Now simply scroll through the navigation pane, select the Blank pages, and press the "Backspace" or "Delete" key on your keyboard to delete the blank page from your document.

It was as simple as that. I can tell you were about to lose your cool because, as a writer, I've been there too, spending countless hours getting frustrated over something that seems trivial but isn't—like deleting a page. But once you know how, it's really simple. Knowing how to operate on a navigation pane is especially important when you're working on a thesis, where there are so many pages, and having a clear overview of your content is crucial.

The navigation pane can be a lifesaver, not just for deleting unwanted pages but also for quickly checking if everything is in order. It lets you easily skim through your document, ensuring you haven't missed anything or have extra pages hiding in plain sight.

How to Delete a Page with Text in Word

If you find an unwanted blank page in the middle of your thesis, you can remove it by following these methods to delete a page with text in Word:

1.Removing page break

Page breaks are simple shortcuts provided by Microsoft Word to insert a new page into the document. Without them, you'd need to press Enter repeatedly to begin a new page. However, these page breaks can sometimes go unnoticed and result in blank pages in a document, which may look undesirable in a thesis or dissertation. Here are the steps to remove the blank pages caused by page breaks in a document.

Step 1 : In Microsoft Word, go to the Home tab and click on the "Paragraph Marks" icon in the Paragraph section.

Step 2 : Once the paragraph marks are enabled, scroll down to the blank page in your document. You will see "Page Break" written in your document.

Step 3 : Either select it with your cursor or place the cursor right after the page break and press "Backspace" to remove the empty page from your document.

2.Use the Shortcut Ctrl+G and Navigation Pane

Now, let's suppose there are some empty pages in the document, and there are no page breaks or section breaks. Instead, a new page was created by pressing the "Enter" key on the keyboard several times. If there is such a blank page in your document, there is a simple method to quickly find the blank pages, select all the text on the blank page, and then delete it from the document. Let's look at the step-by-step process of deleting pages in Word:

Step 1 : So, let's open our thesis in Microsoft Word, and at the bottom left on the status bar, click on the "Page" option to open the navigation pane.

Step 2 : Now, in the Navigation pane, identify the blank pages in your thesis and click on them to select the page.

Step 3 : Next, press the shortcut key "CTRL + G" to open the "Go To" feature in Microsoft Word.

Step 4 : In the "Go to what" pane, click on "Page" and then in the "Enter page number" field, enter "\page".

Step 5 : Now, click on the "Go To" button, and you will notice the entire page has been selected in the background.

Step 6 : Simply "Close" the "Go To" dialog by pressing the "Esc" key on your keyboard, and then press the "Backspace" key to remove the blank page.

Students working on a thesis can breathe a sigh of relief with these methods. Removing blank pages in Word is simple and straightforward, making it easier to maintain a clean and organized document. Not only will these methods help you get rid of unwanted pages, but they'll also give you a better overview of your entire thesis, allowing you to focus on the content without worrying about formatting issues.

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WPS Office has done a great job by establishing a name for itself by offering a free, user-friendly alternative to expensive office software, providing a range of tools that are ideal for students across various fields. Now, with the introduction of WPS AI, it's making student life even easier by generating accurate content, providing writing assistance, and helping to refine English in a tone that suits your writing style. If you're a student looking to lighten your workload and improve the quality of your work, WPS AI could be a valuable addition to your toolkit. Start with WPS AI and see how AI can ease the burden of your academic tasks.

Converting Your Thesis/Dissertation to PDF Without Losing Format

It's definitely not rare to experience formatting issues when you convert your thesis to PDF at the last minute, especially when you're preparing for submission. This is a peak frustration moment, as you thought you were all set, but now your document looks like a messed up pile of jumbled words. To avoid this stress, I'll guide you on how to effectively convert to PDF using WPS PDF to ensure that your formatting stays intact. By following these simple steps, you'll get a perfect PDF version of your thesis without the hassle and worry.

Step 1 : First, open the Word document using WPS Office, then navigate to the Menu located at the top left corner of the page.

Step 2 : Within the menu, choose "Save as" and then opt for "Other formats" from the menu that appears.

Step 3 : Within the Save as options, switch the file type to "PDF" in the "File Type" field, and then click on "Save" to save your document as a PDF.

FAQs about Deleting a Page in Word

Q1. how do i delete an extra page in word for mac.

Here are the methods for deleting a page in Microsoft Word on macOS, based on whether the page is at the end or in the middle of the document:

1. Delete Blank Page at the End :

Step 1: Place your cursor at the start of the blank page.

Step 2: Press the Delete key.

Step 3: The entire page, including text and formatting, will be removed.

2. Delete a Specific Page in the Middle: To delete a specific page within your document, use the Navigation Pane :

Step 1: Navigate to the "View" tab within Microsoft Word.

Step 2: Select the Navigation Pane; a sidebar will display on the left.

Step 3: Within the Navigation Pane, you'll find thumbnail previews of each page.

Step 4: Look for the page you want to delete.

Step 5: Right-click on the thumbnail of that page.

Step 6: Choose "Delete" from the context menu. The selected page will be deleted.

Q2. How do I Delete an extra page in Word after a section break?

To delete an extra page in Word after a section break, follow these steps:

Step 1 : Within Microsoft Word, navigate to the Home tab and select the "Paragraph Marks" icon located in the Paragraph section.

Step 2 : After enabling paragraph marks, scroll through your document until you reach the blank page. You'll notice the presence of "Section Break" written in the document.

Step 3 : Use your cursor to select the section break or position the cursor immediately after it, then press the "Backspace" key to eliminate the empty page from your document.

Q3. How do you Delete a page break in Word that won't Delete?

Here is a straightforward guide on how to delete a page break in Word :

Step 1 : Go to the "Home" tab.

Step 2 : Click "Show/Hide" to reveal non-printing characters like paragraph markers, section breaks, and page breaks.

Step 3 : Double-click on the page break you want to delete to select it.

Step 4 : Press the "Delete" key on your keyboard to remove the selected page break.

Wrapping Up: Removing Extra Pages in Word

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Can you find 19 or more words in PUNCTUAL?

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RULES OF THE GAME:

1. Words must be of four or more letters.

2. Words that acquire four letters by the addition of “s,” such as “bats” or “dies,” are not allowed.

3. Additional words made by adding a “d” or an “s” may not be used. For example, if “bake” is used, “baked” or “bakes” are not allowed, but “bake” and “baking” are admissible.

4. Proper nouns, slang words, or vulgar or sexually explicit words are not allowed.

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