Poor theses often betray inexpert supervision, say external examiners David Alexander and Ian Davis.
Over the past few years, we have often been asked to act as external examiners for doctoral theses, both in Britain and overseas. Between us we have conducted 16 such examinations, acting variously as external examiner, head of the examination commission, faculty opponent, corresponding examiner and so on, according to the system under which the thesis has been submitted. (…) – Times Higher Education, 20/02/2014
La valeur de la thèse est-elle dépendante de la qualité de l’expertise du jury et de celle des rapporteurs ? That is the question ! Pour vous en faire une idée, cliquez sur : http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/features/feature-do-phd-supervisors-make-the-grade/1/2011333.article