The Graduate School, the University Libraries, and the graduate faculty of Penn State have established format standards that a thesis or dissertation must meet before receiving final approval as fulfillment of a graduate requirement.
The Office of Theses and Dissertations is the unit of the Graduate School responsible for certifying that theses and dissertations have been prepared in accordance with these established regulations.
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Graduate Thesis & Dissertation General Guidelines The general guidelines are used by all students regardless of their program of study.
However, students should consult their degree requirements for program specific requirements.
For more information on electronic theses and dissertations (e TDs), visit the e TD website.
The following forms are available in Adobe PDF and accessible Microsoft Word (DOC) format.
Doctoral training is provided in France by doctoral schools accredited by the French Ministry of Higher Education. Each year, the Yves Chauvin Thesis Award is granted to the best Ph. The price is named after Yves Chauvin, Honorary Research Director at IFP Energies nouvelles, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2005 for his work on the metathesis of olefins.
It is regulated by the Order dated August 7, 2006, of the French Ministry of Education, Higher Education and Research.