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Ph.D. or PhD on business card

Discussion in 'Business, Careers & Education' started by oscarthewild, Feb 5, 2007.

  1. fareau

    fareau Senior Member

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    Mar 14, 2004
    Just noticed that this thread was resurrected from 2007. What's the deal?

  2. MasterOfReality

    MasterOfReality Senior Member

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    May 6, 2010
    Brisbane, Australia
    Ahh well, I'll add to it, since I wasn't on here when it started. I have a PhD in mining rock mechanics.

    My business card takes the following form.

    First Name Last Name
    BE (Hons) Mining, PhD, Professional Affiliations

    I don't use the Dr in front of my name on the card.

    I'll only use it if I'm filling out forms - I don't introduce myself as Dr so and so in a social environment. Too wanky and invariably leads to the question about what field of medicine I practice in.

    Although, in a professional environment its quite formal.

  3. oscarthewild

    oscarthewild Distinguished Member

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    May 6, 2004
    Thank you,

    Decided to go with Ph. D.

    It was either that or a Dr. in front of my name and already have been asked to dispense medical advice.

    Common here is Dr. Prof. XXXXX or Dr. Ing. Prof. XXX


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