Doctor of Philosophy

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Doctor of Philosophy

(Education) a doctorate awarded for original research in any subject except law, medicine, or theology. Abbreviation: PhD or DPhil
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Doc′tor of Philos′ophy

1. a doctor's degree awarded for advanced studies in the humanities or the social, behavioral, or pure sciences.
2. a person who has been awarded this degree. Abbr.: Ph.D.
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Noun1.Doctor of Philosophy - a doctorate awarded for original contributions to knowledge
doctorate, doctor's degree - one of the highest earned academic degrees conferred by a university
Ph.D., PhD - a doctorate usually based on at least 3 years graduate study and a dissertation; the highest degree awarded graduate study
DPhil - a British doctorate
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Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was today conferred an Honorary Degree of the Doctor of Philosophy by Tsukuba University.
Vice President of the Academy of Arts of Russia Andrei Zolotov, organizer of the 1st Issyk-Kul Forum Rustem Khairov, chairman of the Eurasian Writers Association Yakup Omar, Kazakh writer Olzhas Suleimanov, German publicist Irmtraud Gokce, Kazakh writer Muhtar Shahanov, culture expert Murat Auezov and Doctor of Philosophy of Kyrgyzstan, Professor Jumagul Saadanbekov spoke at the sessions.
More than 400 students, who have successfully graduated between January 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018, will be conferred with the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) at the convocation.
The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) 2018 class is the largest PhD class to ever graduate from the school with a total of 10 students-underscoring the school's commitment to advancing science and preparing nurse leaders.
Charles Betty is now a Doctor of Philosophy after completing a 48,000-word thesis on why elderly ex-pats living in Spain return to the UK.
Doctor of Philosophy: Fiona Robertson Munro - Interdisciplinary Studies.
LAHORE:In another show of perseverance, iron-will and determination, two women - suffereing from blindness and brain tumour - of Government College University (GCU) won doctor of philosophy (PhD) degrees in Urdu Literature during the GCU convocation here on Wednesday.
The university awards Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, master of science and doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees.
Sen completed a fellowship in hematology-oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and received a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and Bachelor of Arts from University of Texas at Austin.
Koffa, Sr., was on March 12, 2018 cleared by his Program Chair, Faculty and Board of Directors of Walden University to receive his Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Public Policy and Administration, with a concentration in Emergency Management.
The petitioner said that he was a true Muslim having firm belief in the finality of the Prophethood of Holy Prophet (PBUH) and had PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) degree in Islamiat.He pleaded that his point of view was not heard by the authorities in a departmental enquiry, which was in sheer violation of fundamental right of fair trial and that the court had earlier directed the respondent secretary to decide his departmental appeal against the termination but the order had not complied.
He obtained his Doctor of Philosophy in Fisheries Science degree at the Kagoshima University.

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