Sonja Foss would say that the defense begins as soon as you start working on
your dissertation (Foss & Waters, 2007). Defense in the context of the dissertating
Preparing for the Oral Defense of the Dissertation by Marianne Di Pierro. For
many doctoral students, the dissertation defense—the apex of doctoral study—.
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period. Upcoming calendar events: 25. August. Friday, 10:00. Dissertations
21 Jan 2015 While most of the committee will have read most of your thesis, you You are
likely only to defend a PhD thesis only once; your defense is a
22 Apr 2014 Defending your thesis can be an intensely nerve-wracking experience. How can
you best prepare to face your examiners?