If you want to learn how to make ChatGPT write a thesis or dissertation, you’re in the right place.
I’ll be honest with you – you won’t be able to get ChatGPT to write your entire thesis from start to finish. It’s not sophisticated enough, and you won’t be happy with the results if you try.
However, there are many ways ChatGPT can speed up the thesis writing process, from finding a thesis topic to performing research to generating specific sections of your thesis paper.
Let’s dive in.
How To Write a Thesis With ChatGPT
Writing a thesis is a long process with a lot of different steps.
I’ve created prompts and strategies for each phase of the thesis process — click on any step in the list below to jump directly to that section.
- Selecting a Topic
- Literature Review
- Research Proposal
- Research Design
- Data Collection
- Data Analysis
- Writing Your Thesis
- Defense Preparation
1. Selecting a Topic
Research Gap Identification
Finding a research gap is the most crucial part of the thesis selection process.
An inadequate research gap can lead to difficulty in justifying the relevance of your research, potentially diminishing engagement, funding opportunities, and the impact of your work.
ChatGPT can help you brainstorm and generate a list of potential research gaps in your field.
However, you’ll need to make sure ChatGPT has a proper understanding of your goals and the latest research in your field.
Use this prompt to catch ChatGPT up to speed and help you find research gaps.
You are an expert in assisting students in identifying research gaps for a thesis. You are tasked with analyzing a collection of research papers to help identify potential research gaps for a doctoral student’s thesis. Please ensure a thorough analysis by following the steps outlined below:
Collect Links to Research Papers: Request the doctoral student to provide links to the research papers they want analyzed. If the papers are not publicly accessible, ask for summaries of the key findings, methodologies, and conclusions of each paper.
Determine Field of Study: Ask the student to specify their field of study to tailor the analysis to relevant standards and trends within the discipline.
Understand Research Interests: Request information on the student’s research interests or any preliminary ideas they have for their thesis to align the identification of research gaps with their interests.
Inquire About Methodological Preferences: If the student has any preferred research methods or methodologies, ask them to share this information to help identify research gaps that can be explored using their preferred methods.
Gather Existing Knowledge: Ask the student to briefly explain any existing knowledge they have regarding the research gaps in their field to provide a starting point for the analysis.
Collect Any Other Relevant Information: Request any other information or context from the student that could be useful in conducting the analysis, such as certain researchers, theories, or models they are particularly interested in.
Upon receiving the necessary details from the student, analyze the provided research papers and any additional information to identify potential research gaps. These identified gaps should serve as a foundation for the student’s doctoral thesis, aligning with their academic goals and interests.
👉 See more: Best ChatGPT Plugins for Research
Once you’ve narrowed it down to a few potential topics, you can use ChatGPT as a sounding board to figure out which is the best fit.
I’ll be honest — ChatGPT will never be able to replace the guidance of a mentor in your field, and you shouldn’t rely on it for deep knowledge or foolproof advice.
It’s great for use as a reasoning engine in analyzing topics if fed with the necessary data. It’s also a great way to gain a quick understanding of unfamiliar topics.
With that in mind, you can use this prompt to help you with topic selection:
I have narrowed down my thesis topic selection to a few potential topics: [Topic 1, Topic 2, Topic 3, …]. Here’s a brief overview of each:
Topic 1: [Provide a brief description of Topic 1, its significance, and any preliminary research or theories related to it]
Topic 2: [Provide a brief description of Topic 2, its significance, and any preliminary research or theories related to it]
Topic 3: [Provide a brief description of Topic 3, its significance, and any preliminary research or theories related to it] …
My primary goal is to [explain your primary goal]. The available resources for my research include [mention any specific resources, databases, or tools you have access to]. My thesis advisor is particularly skilled in [mention any relevant expertise your advisor has].
I am seeking a comparative analysis of these topics in terms of research viability, scope, and potential impact. Additionally, I am interested in understanding any major challenges or gaps in existing literature associated with each topic. Could you also provide insights on the availability of data for each topic and any ethical considerations I should be aware of? Lastly, based on the information provided, which topic would you suggest might be the most promising for a thorough and impactful thesis?
👉 Pro tip: Enable the Science plugin when running this to get ChatGPT to automatically look up relevant literature.
2. Literature Review
ChatGPT can help with the literature review process by finding and summarizing relevant literature.
To find literature, you’ll need to get a ChatGPT Plus subscription. This will let you use plug-ins like Science, ScholarAI, and LitMaps, which let ChatGPT search through databases of academic papers.
With one of these plug-ins enabled, use this prompt to find relevant literature for your thesis:
I am working on a thesis concerning [research topic], specifically focusing on [specific aspect or question]. The theoretical framework I am considering revolves around [mention any theories or models]. I need to conduct a comprehensive literature review to understand the existing body of knowledge, major findings, methodologies used, and gaps in the research concerning my topic. I am particularly interested in literature published in the last [mention number of years, e.g., 5 or 10 years], but seminal works prior to this period are also of interest.
I am looking for peer-reviewed articles, books, and conference papers from reputable sources. Could you help me find and summarize relevant literature on [specific aspect or question]? Please provide the title, author(s), publication year, and a brief summary of each source, along with insights on the methodologies used, findings, and implications for my research. Additionally, identify any recurrent themes or controversies and highlight gaps where my research could contribute.
Don’t restrict yourself to this prompt, though.
The power of ChatGPT is how you can provide unique specifics about your thesis situation and get a helpful output.
Ask anything you feel would be productive, and let ChatGPT do the heavy lifting for you.
👉 Pro tip: Some research plug-ins access different databases. Run this prompt in a few chat instances with different research plugins enabled to broaden your search.
Finding literature isn’t the only way ChatGPT can help with the literature review phase. It can also summarize literature and share the aspects pertinent to your thesis idea.
Once you find a potentially relevant piece of literature, use this prompt to summarize it and identify the most applicable elements.
I have found a piece of literature titled “[Title of the Literature] that appears to be relevant to my thesis on [Research Topic]. My thesis particularly focuses on [Specific Aspect or Question]. I am interested in understanding the key findings, methodologies, and theoretical frameworks employed in this literature, and how they relate to [Specific Aspect or Question] of my research.
The literature in question has been uploaded as a file to this message.
I am seeking a detailed summary of this literature, focusing on the following points:
Key findings and their implications for [Specific Aspect or Question] of my research.
Methodologies employed and their adequacy in addressing the research questions.
Theoretical frameworks used and their relevance to my research topic.
Any identified limitations or criticisms of the study, and how these might inform my research.
Comparison with other literature in the field, if mentioned in the literature.
Recommendations or future research directions proposed in the literature, and their potential impact on my thesis.
Additionally, please provide insights on how the knowledge from this literature could be integrated into my thesis, and any other points that you find significant or interesting in the context of my research on [Specific Aspect or Question].
You’ll need to use ChatGPT’s Code Interpreter plugin to upload a PDF of the paper for ChatGPT to analyze.
If you don’t have ChatGPT Plus, you can try pasting the text Into the prompt. However, you will likely exceed the token limit.
Alternatives include pasting a summary of the literature or using Claude.ai — a similar tool to ChatGPT that can handle ~20x the text input.
3. Research Proposal
ChatGPT can also assist in outlining your proposal, ensuring all necessary components are included.
Developing and Refining Research Questions
Formulating precise and focused research questions is crucial.
ChatGPT can assist in developing and refining your research questions or hypotheses, aligning them seamlessly with the identified research gaps and the broader objectives of your study.
To come up with an initial set of questions, use this prompt:
I am working on a thesis related to [Research Topic], with a particular focus on [Specific Aspect or Question]. Based on my preliminary literature review, I have identified that [mention identified research gaps]. The broader objective of my study is to [mention the broader objectives]. I am looking to formulate an initial set of research questions or hypotheses that align with these identified gaps and objectives.
Here’s some background information on my research topic: [Provide a brief background on the research topic, any theories or models you are considering, and any other relevant information that can provide context].
Could you assist me in developing an initial set of precise and focused research questions or hypotheses? Please provide explanations for each question or hypothesis, explaining how they relate to the identified research gaps and broader objectives. Also, suggest any methodological approaches that could be used to address these questions or hypotheses.
And once you have some questions and want to refine them further, use this prompt:
I have formulated some research questions and hypotheses for my thesis on [Research Topic], focusing on [Specific Aspect or Question]. Here they are:
[Research Question/Hypothesis 1]
[Research Question/Hypothesis 2]
[Research Question/Hypothesis 3]
I am seeking to refine these further to ensure they are clear, focused, and aligned with the identified research gaps and the broader objectives of my study, which are [mention the broader objectives]. Additionally, I want to ensure they are researchable within the scope and limitations of my study, and the available resources, which include [mention any specific resources, databases, or tools you have access to].
Could you provide feedback on the clarity, focus, and alignment of these questions or hypotheses with the research gaps and broader objectives? Also, suggest any rephrasing or additional questions or hypotheses that could enhance the depth and breadth of my investigation. Please provide explanations for your suggestions, and if possible, recommend methodological approaches to address these refined or additional questions or hypotheses.
Structuring the Proposal
ChatGPT can help you implement a well-defined structure for your research proposal.
It can ensure all essential components are neatly outlined and easy to understand, including…
- An introduction
- Literature review
- Research questions or hypotheses
- Ethical considerations
- Proposed timeline
To get ChatGPT to help you make a proper structure, you’ll need to provide it with a sample thesis it can emulate.
Find a research proposal with a good structure. Once you’ve gathered all of the information you want to include, use this prompt to put everything together:
I am working on structuring my research proposal for my thesis on [Research Topic]. I have found a research proposal with a good structure that I would like to emulate. Here’s a link to the sample proposal: [Provide link to the sample proposal].
Here’s the information I have gathered for each section of my proposal:
Research Topic: [Provide a brief description of the research topic]
Significance: [Explain the significance of the research]
Objectives: [List the objectives of the research]
Key Findings: [Summarize the key findings from the literature review]
Research Gaps: [Identify the research gaps that your thesis aims to address]
Research Questions or Hypotheses:
[List your research questions or hypotheses]
Proposed Methods: [Describe the methods you plan to use for your research]
Data Collection: [Explain how you plan to collect data]
Data Analysis: [Explain how you plan to analyze the data]
[Describe any ethical considerations related to your research]
[Provide a timeline for your research, including key milestones]
Could you help me structure my research proposal based on the sample proposal and the information provided? Please ensure that all essential components are neatly outlined, logically organized, and easy to understand. Additionally, provide suggestions for any additional information that could enhance the clarity and comprehensiveness of the proposal. Lastly, if there are any formatting or stylistic elements from the sample proposal that could be adopted, please incorporate them into the structured proposal.
If you have ChatGPT Plus, you can use the Web Browsing setting to allow ChatGPT to view the proposal.
You can also use the Code Interpreter plugin if you want to upload a file version of the sample proposal. Remember to change the prompt accordingly.
If you don’t have a Plus subscription, use Claude.ai instead of ChatGPT to ensure you don’t exceed the token limit. at
4. Develop a Research Design
ChatGPT can also help you develop a research design for your thesis. Let’s explore the specific ways it can provide assistance.
Choosing an appropriate research methodology is crucial for a successful thesis.
ChatGPT can help you explore different methodologies and determine which is the most suitable for your research.
Use this prompt to get ChatGPT’s input on the best approach for the project:
I am working on a thesis focused on [Research Topic], specifically exploring [Specific Aspect or Question]. The broader objective of my study is to [mention the broader objectives]. Based on my literature review and identified research gaps, I am considering [mention any methodologies or methods you are considering or have come across in your literature review]. My thesis advisor has expertise in [mention any relevant expertise your advisor has]. Additionally, I have access to [mention any specific resources, databases, or tools you have access to].
I am seeking guidance on selecting an appropriate research methodology that will allow me to address my research questions/hypotheses effectively and fulfill the objectives of my study. Here are some considerations and constraints related to my research:
Available Resources: [mention any specific resources, databases, or tools you have access to]
Time Frame: [mention the time frame within which you need to complete your research]
Ethical Considerations: [mention any ethical considerations pertinent to your research]
Expected Outcomes: [mention any expected outcomes, if any]
Could you help me explore different methodologies and determine which methodology or combination of methodologies would be the most suitable for my research on [Specific Aspect or Question]? Please provide explanations regarding the suitability, feasibility, and potential challenges of the suggested methodologies in the context of my research. Additionally, provide insights on how these methodologies align with the identified research gaps and broader objectives, and how they compare with the methodologies I am considering. Lastly, suggest any steps or strategies to mitigate potential challenges, ensure ethical adherence, and enhance the validity and reliability of the research findings using the suggested methodologies.
Data Collection Plan
Without proper data collection, your thesis won’t have the validity it needs to withstand scrutiny.
If you haven’t thought about your data collection strategy yet, use this prompt to formulate a basic plan with ChatGPT:
I am working on a thesis focused on [research topic]. I am at the stage where I need to formulate a data collection plan but I am unsure of how to proceed. My research aims to [explain your research aim briefly]. I am considering using [mention any methodologies or methods you are considering, if any]. Can you help me draft a basic data collection plan including the type of data I should collect, methods to use, any ethical considerations, and how to ensure validity and reliability? Also, if there are any common pitfalls or challenges in data collection regarding this topic, please provide insights on how to address them.
And if you do have a plan in place, you can use this prompt to identify flaws and get insights and suggestions on how to improve it:
I have drafted a data collection plan for my thesis on [research topic]. The plan includes [briefly describe your plan, mentioning the data types, collection methods, and any ethical considerations you have included]. I aim to [explain your research aim briefly]. I am looking for insights and suggestions to improve this plan, ensure its validity and reliability, and address any potential ethical issues. Additionally, please provide feedback on any common pitfalls or challenges I might encounter and how to mitigate them.
5. Data Collection
ChatGPT isn’t just helpful for the planning phases of your thesis. It can also help you implement your strategies — including the data collection phase.
Surveys are the backbone of many theses. Use this prompt to get ChatGPT to generate survey questions and get additional guidance on implementing the survey.
I am working on a thesis concerning [research topic]. I need to create a survey to gather data from [target demographic]. Could you help draft some questions that address [specific aspect 1, specific aspect 2, …]? Additionally, suggest a suitable format for the survey, either online or paper-based, and any tools or platforms that could be used for this purpose.
Categorizing Qualitative Data
Data categorization can be a real pain to perform manually. Feeding your data to ChatGPT and explaining how to categorize it can drastically speed up the process.
📋I have collected qualitative data for my thesis on [research topic], which includes [brief description of data]. I need to code this data based on themes like [theme 1, theme 2, …]. Could you assist in categorizing and coding this data accordingly? Also, suggest any software or tools that could facilitate this process.
👉 Pro tip: Use the Code Interpreter to upload files for ChatGPT to analyze.
Online Data Scraping
You might need to scrape data from websites or other sources to conduct your research. ChatGPT can help by coding a web scraping program for you.
I’ve been able to create some sophisticated programs using ChatGPT, even though I only have rudimentary programming experience.
My main advice when coding anything with ChatGPT is to be detailed and specific about what you want. The more precise you are, the more likely ChatGPT’s solution will be to work.
You should also expect this to take a lot of back and forth. Take ChatGPT’s output, run the program, and explain any errors to ChatGPT. This iterative process should eventually result in a working scraper.
This is a hard task to offer a standardized prompt for, but the one I’ve created should provide a good starting point.
For my thesis on [research topic], I need to scrape data from [specific website(s)]. I am particularly interested in collecting data on [specific aspect]. Please code a script for data scraping using [insert programming language].
If you don’t know which programming language you should use, Python is a good bet.
👉 Pro tip: For the best results, use the Code Interpreter plugin.
Generating Hypothetical Scenarios
Creating hypothetical scenarios may help you better understand how to approach your thesis.
ChatGPT is particularly well-equipped for this task, given how imaginative and precise it can be.
Use this prompt to generate helpful scenarios:
I am exploring [specific aspect] of [research topic] in my thesis. I need to generate hypothetical scenarios based on [specific parameters] to better understand potential outcomes. Could you help create realistic scenarios that align with the existing literature and theoretical frameworks on this topic?
You won’t be able to use ChatGPT for transcribing audio or video into text, but you can use a free tool based on the GPT model.
It’s called MacWhisper. Just download the program, pick an audio file, and it will transcribe it perfectly.
As the name suggests, it’s only for Mac, but you can still use it if you have a Windows computer.
The process is a little bit technical — it requires using Python and the command line — but it’s pretty straightforward. Use this guide to use MacWhisper on your PC: [insert guide]
If you need to convert video to audio, use this guide: How to Convert Video to Audio on Any Device
If your data is in different languages, ChatGPT can help in translating the data into a preferred language for analysis.
If you have video or audio files, you’ll need to transcribe them using the process mentioned above.
For general translation needs, use this simple prompt:
This text is in [insert language]. Translate it into [insert desired language].
If you are translating an interview, this prompt can help you quickly extract the most relevant information:
I have conducted an interview as part of my research on [research topic]. The interview is in [language] and lasts for [duration]. Please Additionally, please highlight any recurring themes or notable points made by the interviewee concerning [specific aspect].
ChatGPT can also conduct sentiment analysis, which might be useful in understanding public opinion or user reviews.
Use this prompt to gain a better understanding of the data’s sentiment:
I have collected textual data from [source] concerning public opinion on [research topic]. I am interested in understanding the general sentiment and identifying any prevalent opinions or attitudes towards [specific aspect]. Could you conduct a sentiment analysis on the attached text/data and summarize the findings?
6. Data Analysis
ChatGPT is a real productivity booster when it comes to data analysis. Here are a few ways you can harness that boost for your thesis.
While I wouldn’t leave the meat of your data analysis to ChatGPT, it can get you on the right track with a quick preliminary analysis to identify trends, patterns, and anomalies.
Use this prompt to get started:
I have collected data for my thesis on [Research Topic], focusing on [Specific Aspect or Question]. The data includes [brief description of data]. I am looking to perform a preliminary analysis to identify any trends, patterns, or anomalies. Here’s the data: [attach or describe data]. Could you assist in analyzing this data and provide a summary of any notable findings? Additionally, suggest any further analyses or methodologies that might be useful based on the preliminary analysis.
A great way to see how your data stacks up to existing literature is to perform a comparative analysis.
Given how many forms your data can take, this is another tough one to provide a standard prompt for. I recommend editing this prompt to meet your specific needs.
I am looking to perform a comparative analysis for my thesis on [Research Topic]. I have [describe your data] and I want to compare it with [describe the other data or literature]. The focus of comparison is on [Specific Aspect or Question]. Could you assist in performing this comparative analysis and provide a summary of the findings?
You can easily create graphs, scatter plots, and other visualizations for your data using the Wolfram plugin on ChatGPT.
Here’s a basic prompt to get you started. I recommend tailoring this to the specifics of your dataset.
I have data collected for my thesis on [Research Topic] and I am looking to create visualizations to better understand and present the data. The data includes [brief description of data]. I am particularly interested in [mention the type of visualizations e.g., histograms, scatter plots, etc.]. I have the Wolfram plugin enabled on ChatGPT. Could you assist in creating these visualizations using the Wolfram plugin? Please provide the visualizations along with explanations on how they help in understanding the data or presenting it effectively. Additionally, if there are other types of visualizations that could be beneficial for my data analysis, feel free to recommend and create them using Wolfram.
ChatGPT can help with basic statistical analysis like mean, median, and standard deviation. Once again, you’ll need to use the Wolfram plugin to ensure accuracy.
Edit this prompt as needed depending on how you’re sharing your data or what kind of analysis you’re looking for.
I need to perform statistical analysis on my data collected for the thesis on [Research Topic]. The data includes [share data]. I am looking for basic statistical measures like mean, median, mode, standard deviation, and variance. Here’s the data: [attach or describe data]. Could you assist in calculating these statistical measures and provide a summary of the findings?
Once you’ve analyzed your data, you can use ChatGPT to explore how your data may support or refute your original hypothesis.
Here’s a prompt to help you with that:
I am working on a thesis related to [Research Topic] and have formulated some initial hypotheses based on my literature review and preliminary data analysis. Here they are:
[Hypothesis 3] …
The broader objective of my research is to [mention the broader objectives]. My research aims to address the following research gaps: [mention identified research gaps]. Additionally, here’s some background information on my research topic: [Provide a brief background on the research topic, any theories or models you are considering, and any other relevant information that can provide context].
I am seeking to refine these hypotheses to ensure they are clear, testable, and well-aligned with my research objectives and the identified research gaps. Could you provide feedback on the clarity, testability, and alignment of these hypotheses? Also, suggest any rephrasing or additional hypotheses that could enhance the depth and breadth of my investigation. Please provide explanations for your suggestions, and if possible, recommend methodological approaches to test these refined or additional hypotheses.
Additionally, provide insights on any ethical considerations I should be aware of when testing these hypotheses, and suggest strategies to mitigate potential challenges, ensure ethical adherence, and enhance the validity and reliability of the testing process.
7. Writing Your Thesis
After all that hard work, you can finally start writing your thesis.
Here are a few ways ChatGPT can speed up the writing process.
If you want to structure your chapters in a logical
I am in the process of drafting the chapters of my thesis on [Research Topic]. I have completed an initial draft for the [mention chapter title, e.g., Literature Review] chapter. Could you provide suggestions on structuring this chapter to ensure a coherent flow of ideas? Here is the draft or an outline of the chapter: [link to or paste the draft or outline]. Please provide feedback on the organization, transitions between sections, and clarity of the narrative. Also, suggest any additional sections or topics that should be included to enhance the comprehensiveness and coherence of the chapter.
Create An Outline
The best thesis papers are well-structured, with a logical and coherent flow. To ensure you meet those requirements, you should create an outline before you start writing a first draft.
Use this prompt to create an outline for each section of your thesis:
I am working on my thesis concerning [Research Topic] and am in the process of creating an outline for the [mention the section title, e.g., Methodology] section. The broader objective of this section is to [explain the broader objective of this section in detail]. This section should align with the overall goal of my thesis, which is to [mention the overall goal of your thesis]. Here’s some background information on my research topic: [Provide a brief background on the research topic, any theories or models you are considering, and any other relevant information that can provide context].
I am looking for a detailed and structured outline that can guide the drafting process of this section. The outline should include main points, sub-points, and any key ideas or topics that need to be addressed to fulfill the objectives of this section. It should also provide a logical and coherent flow of ideas, ensuring a thorough exploration and discussion of the [mention the section title] in the context of my research on [Research Topic].
Could you assist in creating a comprehensive outline for the [mention the section title] section? The outline should include:
- A clear articulation of the main objectives and focus of this section in alignment with the broader goals of my thesis.
- Main points and sub-points organized in a logical sequence, ensuring a coherent flow of ideas.
- Any key concepts, theories, or models that should be discussed or analyzed.
- Potential sources of information or data, and how they could be utilized in this section.
- Recommendations for any additional topics or sub-topics that could enhance the depth and breadth of the discussion.
- Suggested transitions to the following section of the thesis, ensuring a seamless flow of narrative.
Also, provide a brief explanation for each main point and sub-point, explaining the relevance and how it contributes to fulfilling the objectives of this section and the broader goals of my thesis.
Write Draft Based On Outline
Once you have an outline for a particular section created, you can create a first draft of the outline using this prompt:
I am working on my thesis concerning [Research Topic], and I have created an outline for the [mention the section title, e.g., Literature Review] section. The outline includes the following main points and sub-points:
Main Point 1: a. Sub-point 1 b. Sub-point 2 …
Main Point 2: a. Sub-point 1 b. Sub-point 2 … …
My objective for this section is to [explain your objective for this section in detail, mentioning any specific insights you aim to provide, arguments you intend to make, or information you plan to present]. The broader goal of my thesis is to [mention the broader goals of your thesis]. Here is some background information on my research topic: [Provide a brief background on the research topic, any theories or models you are considering, and any other relevant information that can provide context].
I am seeking assistance in drafting a first draft of the [mention the section title] section based on the provided outline. I would like the draft to be coherent, well-organized, and reflective of academic writing standards. Additionally, please ensure that the draft aligns with the objectives of this section and the broader goals of my thesis.
Could you help in crafting a draft for this section that adheres to the outline, ensuring a logical flow of ideas, clear articulation of points, and adherence to academic writing conventions? Also, provide suggestions on any additional points or sub-points that could enhance the depth and breadth of the discussion in this section, and any references or citations that could support the arguments or information presented.
Now, there’s a lot more to be done to make ChatGPT’s writing less “robotic” and more human-like.
There are also things you can do to train it to write in your style and make the text less likely to be detected by an AI detector.
I’ve written extensive guides on all of these. I recommend you read them and incorporate elements of each into your writing strategy to ensure your thesis is as good as possible.
- How To Make ChatGPT Write Like a Human
- How To Train ChatGPT To Write Like You
- How To Make ChatGPT Undetectable (TurnItIn, GPTZero + More)
If you receive feedback from a peer or mentor, you can discuss it with ChatGPT to understand how to best incorporate it into your thesis.
I have received feedback on my thesis draft on [Research Topic] from my advisor and peers. The feedback includes [provide a summary of the feedback or attach the feedback]. I am looking to incorporate this feedback to improve my thesis, particularly in the [mention chapter title or section, e.g., Methodology] chapter. Could you help me understand how to best incorporate this feedback into my thesis? Please provide suggestions for revising the mentioned chapter or section based on the feedback, and explain the rationale behind each suggestion. Also, suggest any additional revisions that could address the concerns raised in the feedback and enhance the quality of my thesis. Here is the section in question: [Paste relevant section of your thesis]
8. Defense Preparation
Once you’ve written your thesis, it’s time to prepare for the defense. Once again, ChatGPT can help.
You can leverage ChatGPT to help prepare your defense presentation and anticipate possible questions. Here’s the prompt:
I am preparing for the defense of my thesis on [Research Topic]. I need to create a defense presentation that succinctly presents my research findings, methodology, and conclusions. The presentation should last around [mention duration, e.g., 30 minutes] and cover the following points:
Introduction to the research topic.
Literature review summary.
Key findings and discussions.
Conclusions and future work.
I would also like to anticipate possible questions that the examination committee might ask. Could you assist in structuring my defense presentation based on the provided points and suggest a slide outline? Additionally, provide a list of possible questions that the committee might ask along with suggested answers based on my research. Here’s a summary or link to my thesis: [provide summary or link to thesis].
There you have it! I hope you found this guide helpful.
Remember to always review ChatGPT’s output closely. While it’s a very helpful tool, it doesn’t actually “know” anything and can easily make mistakes or hallucinate data.
If you have any feedback or suggestions for improving the piece, please send it to [email protected]. My singular goal is to provide the best resource possible.
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Can You Use ChatGPT To Write a Thesis?
You can use ChatGPT to write a thesis, though you will need to provide manual assistance. Using detailed prompts in every stage of the thesis process — including research, data collection and analysis, and writing your thesis — can help you with a lot of the work, but ChatGPT can make mistakes. Ensure you review and double-check all ChatGPT outputs before using them in your thesis.
How Do You Use ChatGPT For Academic Writing?
You can use ChatGPT for academic writing by using ChatGPT plugins to perform academic research. You can then use outline-focused prompts to create an outline for your paper, and then use writing-focused prompts to write a paper based on the outline.