Category Archives: Thesis

Chris Wright on my thesis

Chris Wright has been extraordinarily gracious in dedicating a series of posts to my thesis on his blog.   I have not had the time to look at them properly, but what I have seen promises to be extremely helpful … Continue reading

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From Thesis to Book II

For the two or three of you who may have read my thesis and are interested in how I am planning on turning it into a book, what follows is the part of the plan that I will submit to … Continue reading

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From Thesis to Book

I have begun to properly work on the task of turning my thesis into a book. I’d previously jotted down some thoughts on the sort of major changes I need to implement in order to turn it into a book … Continue reading

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Corrected Thesis.

Here is the corrected version of my thesis Chris O’Kane Thesis Final for which I will be awarded the PhD. I wonder if any of you who bothered to download and read the previous version will catch which paragraph I had … Continue reading

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DR.

I passed my viva yesterday.

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Preparing for the Viva.

The UK viva is an odd bird.  Unlike oral defences in other countries, you are not examined by your supervisors in the viva. Instead, your examiners appoint someone from within your university and an expert from a different University to … Continue reading

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Thesis hand-in.

Since my student visa expired, forcing me to leave the country before I handed my thesis in, some of my friends printed it out and handed it in. This is what objectification looks like:

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Thesis!!

Holy Motherfucking Shit! I’m done! Whilst the results are far from perfect, I reckon they are good enough to pass the Viva and should hopefully serve as a good foundation for a book. Towards that end, while I will refrain … Continue reading

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Thesis Summary.

Putting the finishing touches on the very final draft of my thesis. I’ll post it when I’m in done. In the meantime, the copy-editor was sharp enough to recommend re-writing my summary. Here it is:               This thesis presents … Continue reading

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Nothing Left Inside.

You come to a point when this is the appropriate response to the thought of doing any more work on editing your thesis and your happy to let lie a few sections with repetition and hasty writing because you literally … Continue reading

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