Activity: Examination › Official participation in PhD thesis supervision, defence and examination
In Norway, the PhD candidate submits the thesis for public inspection during the final year, but before the actual defense. This so called 90% seminar ha stwo components: first the candidate delivers a short presentation of his/her thesis, and then the opponent presents critical questions and comments on the thesis. This 2-hour discussion is public. After that, the supervisors and opponents and the candidate have a lengthy meeting for a further discussion of the thesis.
Title of thesis: English medieval documents of the North-West Midlands