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The best academic acknowledgements ever
What to Include in Your Acknowledgments Section
Published on March 6, by Courtney Gahan. Revised on October 13, The dissertation acknowledgements section is where you thank those who have helped and supported you during the research and writing process. This includes both professional and personal acknowledgements. The dissertation acknowledgements appear directly after the title page and before the abstract , and should usually be no longer than one page.
Some common phrases you can use in the acknowledgement section of your project include:I wish to show my appreciation. I would like to thank. The assistance provided by Mr X was greatly appreciated.
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