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Getting ready for the @archaeology_aia talk at #ualberta: our own prof Christopher S Mackay, “count like a Roman”
As all good talks do, we start with Latin! How do you “count”? Gestus digitorum, gestus computationis and computation
Romans used Roman numerals and so didn’t “see” the numbers the way we did: so how did Romans count? How do you add subtract etc Roman numerals, esp with no “0”
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A thread on #PhDinCanada application process. This is targeted to those still in Nigeria or outside Canada to a large extent. If you are in Canada, I will follow a different approach.
Here we go....
@OgbeniDipo @BTDTHub
First, PhD requirements.
While the requirement will vary between universities & field of program, but you generally need the following:
1. A master’s degree in a related field, with strong grades and proven research ability and potential. [This is key from my experience]
2. English Language Proficiency scores such as IELTS, TOEFL, etc. (if applicable).

Most universities in Canada recognize English as the official language of instruction in Nigerian universities but some have specific universities listed. So you may need to check this.
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