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Objectives of Writing Thesis

  • Meena A. Pangarkar
  • Nitin V. Pangarkar
  • Anand V. Pangarkar
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Abstract

  • The aim of writing thesis or dissertation is to develop a research mindset, which promotes scientific curiosity.

  • Thesis writing helps in the development of project management skills, to build up the scientific report writing skills and to build up the credibility amongst peers and scientific community.

  • Well-executed theses could often be presented in conferences and/or published in journals.

  • Conduct of a scientific inquiry, in a structured manner, will help the student pursue a research career in future.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Meena A. Pangarkar
    • 1
  • Nitin V. Pangarkar
    • 2
  • Anand V. Pangarkar
    • 3
  1. 1.National Cancer InstituteNagpurIndia
  2. 2.National University of SingaporeSingaporeSingapore
  3. 3.Indira Gandhi Government Medical CollegeNagpurIndia

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