Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Languages: Theses

Finding Theses

A thesis is a substantial document presenting the author's research and findings, submitted in support of candidature for an academic degree.  You may wish to find relevant theses:

  • to read about research in more detail than the word-limit of a journal article allows
  • when your topic is not well covered by the journal article literature
  • to see an example of what is required for your own submission
  • where you have a reference to a thesis

Using PhD theses in research: EThOS

Understanding references for theses

The reference for a thesis looks like this:

Author surname, initial. (year). Title of thesis. Type of degree/thesis. University: Country.

For example:

Morris-Adams, M. (2008). Coherence and understanding in informal conversations between native and non-native speakers of English. PhD thesis. Aston University: UK.

Aston Research Explorer

These PhD theses by Aston researchers have recently been added to Aston Research Explorer:

Loading ...