Any material which cannot be bound in with the text must be placed either in a pocket inside or attached to the back cover or in a rigid container similar in format to the bound thesis. The abstract should be followed by an impact statement consisting of no more than words. However, if a student asked me what they should do, I usually list the advantages and the disadvantages and ask them to weigh the benefits of making their work openly available. Filed under Completion , Support Tags: You or someone who can impersonate you in RPS will need to create a record if one does not already exist, ensure all UCL authors are resolved to the record, and upload your files to this record. Personal data, information that could prejudice the interests of an individual, and information whose disclosure would constitute a breach of confidence eg.
Please also see our About page. Theses have to be robust enough to withstand the examination process and be easily identified. Other licences are available on request see the Deposit Agreement Form. Please, insert a valid email. If you do not submit your thesis by the end of your period of Completing Research Status, your registration as a student will end at that point. You need to deposit the following documents:
You may download and print a single copy of any uco and its associated media held in UCL Discovery for your personal, non-commercial use without prior permission or charge, provided that you correctly refer to the paper. In addition to that, we have retrospectively digitised theses from earlier years, as a part of a collaborative project with ProQuest.
If you do not submit your thesis by the end of your period of Completing Research Status, your registration as a student will end at that point. NazlinBhimani3 April Congratulations!
Your supervisor will then need to apply for permission for you to submit your thesis in writing to the Research Degrees section, at least 3 weeks before your expected submission date. Separately, you will need to submit a print copy of your final thesis to the Student Centre.
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However, if a student asked me what they should do, I usually list the advantages and the disadvantages and ask rpd to weigh the benefits of making their work openly available. Please contact the UCL Discovery team to discuss requirements. Pagination All pages must be numbered in one continuous sequence, i.
Your work will be available immediately and will have greater visibility whilst also having the UCL stamp which offers you credibility as a researcher. Find out more about these rpa.
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You can record your supervisor, and other details, in the Additional Information section. So far, about 3, theses have been made available in UCL Discovery as a part of this collaboration. This guidance explains the correct format and provides details for recognised printers and binders. Embargoes on thesis should normally last no more than 12 months, but in exceptional circumstances longer embargoes are permitted.
Please ensure that you remove, or blank out, all personal identifiers such as signatures, addresses ucp telephone numbers from the e-thesis. A4 size paper x mm should be used. This may mean your work gets cited earlier than it would otherwise have done.
Baggini completed his PhD inand his thesis on philopsphy of idnetity was recently made available here: Information on how to deposit can be found on the Open Access deposit pages. Amendments to publication details can be made in RPS. As you can see from the table above, there are more disadvantages to imposing an embargo than advantages. The requirement to submit an electronic copy of your thesis as a condition of award has been in place at UCL since Any photographs that you have taken should not show identifiable individuals without their permission and any you have taken of children should mask their faces.
Both sides of the paper may be used. Publishers often trawl through research repositories looking for content to publish in book format; they may not see your thesis! Layout Both sides of the paper may be used. This includes work authored by non-UCL researchers.
Format, bind and submit your thesis: general guidance
Your thesis contains sensitive information that would be likely to prejudice the commercial interests of an individual or organisation, or intellectual property that may be the subject of commercial exploitation eg. Your thesis contains material protected by third party copyright, that cannot be made open access. Please also see our About page. Plain white paper must be used, of good quality and of sufficient opacity for normal reading.
Thank you, your email will be added to the mailing list once you click on the link in the confirmation email. More information can be found on the Open Access deposit pages.
There are different requirements for students of fine arts, design, architecture or town planning. The companies listed below offer a thesis binding service. In each copy of the thesis the abstract should be followed by a full table of contents including any material not bound in and a list of tables, photographs and any other materials.