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Infographic: 9 Differences between a thesis and a journal article

9 Differences between a thesis and a journal article

As a researcher you are under immense pressure to publish and one good way to start publishing is to convert your doctoral thesis into a journal article, after your PhD. Before you begin writing, it is essential for you to know exactly how a thesis differs from a journal article. This infographic lists nine ways in which a thesis is different from a journal article. The idea is to help you understand how the two are distinct types of academic writing, meant for different audiences and written for different purposes.

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9 Differences between a thesis and a journal article

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