Writing the compiling part of an article thesis - lecture for doctoral candidates

The lecture provides doctoral candidates with an understanding of writing an article thesis effectively once the related articles have been written. The lecture will help doctoral candidates in understanding the role of the separate articles and the thesis as a whole. (This will be organised as a webinar)
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This lecture will be organised as a webinar; the link will be added closer to the date.

This bi-annual lecture by Dr Pekka Belt is highly regarded and essential for all doctoral students writing an article thesis. The lecture covers the requirements for an article thesis and provides advice on how to reach the goal as efficiently as possible while maintaining high standards. Doctoral candidates will obtain a good perception of thesis requirements and structure.

Please note that no ECTS are given from this lecture.


  1. Structure of an article thesis
  2. Perceiving the whole created by the articles
  3. General quality requirements and forms of theses
  4. Publication process
  5. Optimal order of writing
  6. Schedule for writing the compilation


During the past ten years, Dr Pekka Belt has given lectures and longer courses in many Finnish universities for doctoral candidates, from different fields, on writing doctoral theses and scientific articles. He has also run a three-year project where he helped doctoral candidates with their efforts to write articles or the entire thesis.

'After the lecture I feel much more confident to start writing the compilation part of my thesis.'

'Great tips and practical advice!'

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