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The doctor title! : Where no thesis, no plagiarism

The graduate Institute of Applied research of the universities of applied Sciences in NRW is to be transferred into a Doctoral program, the departments will be awarded after a successful evaluation by the science Council to award doctorates. That means: even more dissertations, not only of universities.

it would be offered, the German Dr. to abolish. As proof of scientific qualification, it should be only the PhD. That would be in the face of the anglo-American System, acquired Bachelor's and Master's only logical.

With the implementation of such a proposal could solve several problems. First and foremost, it relates to plagiarism procedures. If there are no dissertations will be written, can not be plagiarized. Vroniplag could impale still old cases. Because the Dr would lose its social significance, you would probably also uncover the interest is low, the sins of the past. Some of the pending cases could be elegantly finished. To political careers, you would not have to fear. Doctor fathers and mothers could sleep peacefully again; allegations of lax handling would be redundant.

A gap created by the absence of the honorary doctor

to achieve The greatest profit you could expect from the execution of the desire of the universities of applied Sciences, an independent right to award doctoral degrees. Such ambitions would run into the Void. The Initiative of NRW, which seems like an April fool's joke, would have done. Otherwise, it is likely that soon even the smallest FH-sweatshop promo may fours. The pressure on the local members will be so strong that the country adopt parliaments appropriate arrangements.

Our columnist George Turner, the Berlin science Senator a. Mike Wolff

A gap would arise due to the elimination of the honorary doctor. Successful business leaders, it could not be so complacent.

medicine-Dr. only for the country doctors!

In medicine, you could consider that the Dr. med. only for candidates are accessible to the remains, which are received at the same time, the obligation, as a country doctor. So the medical would encounter under-supply of rural areas. The country district would be sure to Express his sympathy to the idea.

With protests in the printing industry is expected to. The increase of orders for business cards, stationery, etc. after the acquisition of titles should not be underestimated. In any case, the loss of work is to avoid jobs in the already hard-pressed industry.

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