Re: Ph.D. Thesis Ideas and Material Available: Not a PhD?

Frank Nejad (
Fri, 20 Sep 1996 04:34:43 -0700

Alistair wrote:
> (Steve Gordon) wrote:
> ::>Whatever happened to that old tradition that a doctoral candidate is
> ::>responsible for developing original research ideas and collecting his/her
> ::>own research material? Do our universities need PhDs who cannot formulate
> ::>their own research ideas and material?
> Dunno about your universities, but here in SA we have a university
> that feels compelled to place advertisements in the press and on the
> radio (on the TV, too, for all I know) that stridently assert that a
> Wits degree is "worth more than the paper it's written on".
> Unfortunately, given the fact that many people have come to view Wits
> students as barbaric hooligans, and certain of their senior staff as
> fraudulent liars, this institution is gaining an increasingly
> unsavoury reputation.
> I'd say a lack of PhD who cannot formuklate their own research ideas
> and material is probably a relatively insignificant problem.
> Alistar

short of ideas?short of material? no worries try a real lif sitiuation:

1-Delays in Australian Courts.
2-Judicial collousions.
3-political influence in Australian legal system.
5-corruption in legal systems.
6-professional negligence.
7-Retail tennancies Act.
8-Security for cost.
9-legal aid.
11-trade Practices act.
12-legal profession Act

still short of Ideas? send me an E-MAIL!!!

Read an actual case which is still on foot: