[texhax] Thesis layout regulations

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Sat May 30 10:21:28 CEST 2009

Adrian F. Clark wrote:
> A little off-topic but I hope people don't mind.
> I've just taken a close look at my university's regs and it appears that 
> we still require students to submit their MSc or PhD theses 
> double-spaced and single-sided.  I was wondering if more enlightened 
> institutions have progressed to the stage where students can submit 
> single-spaced and double-sided.
> If you have regs that are less wasteful (especially if you're at a UK 
> institution), could you drop me an email saying so?  I'll use it as 
> evidence to help drag us towards the 21st century -- and maybe save some 
> trees -- and update the LaTeX style that many of our students use.
> Many thanks in advance.
> ..Adrian

In the math department at Aarhus University, DK, we don't have any rules 
regarding the layout. Most PhDs handin their dissertations in A4 or B5, 
single spaced, doublepaged. I usually encourage them to treat it like a 
book, and make it nice to look at.

BTW: the dissertaions are all online.


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