field of study

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n field of study a branch of knowledge "in what discipline is his doctorate?","teachers should be well trained in their subject","anthropology is the study of human beings"
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Usage

In literature:

Aboriginal America is the richest field in the world for the study of barbarism.
"The Discovery of America Vol. 1 (of 2)" by John Fiske
Each was studying the topography of the country with the aid of their field glasses.
"Doctor Jones' Picnic" by S. E. Chapman
Geologists found the spot a fruitful field of study.
"The Book of the National Parks" by Robert Sterling Yard
To study bad taste, one would want no better field than the heads of Mme.
"Daisy" by Elizabeth Wetherell
With all my rovings in wood and field, however, I knew nothing of any open-air study.
"Birds in the Bush" by Bradford Torrey
From there, with the aid of a field-glass, he studied the dark and melancholy front of the manor-house.
"The Confessions of Arsène Lupin" by Maurice Leblanc
Studies in that area belong to the field of mob psychology; they are not properly in my scope.
"Occasion for Disaster" by Gordon Randall Garrett
It appeared that she had minutely studied the botany of English fields and woods.
"Shirley" by Charlotte Brontë
Their study promises to be one of the most instructive fields for further work bearing on the selection hypothesis.
"A Critique of the Theory of Evolution" by Thomas Hunt Morgan
It is my study to be beyond suspicion, and indeed outside the field of it.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 11 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Dr. Rapperschwyll was studying the topography of the Black Forest through a pair of field glasses.
"Stories by American Authors, Volume 10" by Various
These are merely a couple of sample results from the numerous studies in this field.
"Psychology" by Robert S. Woodworth
France was not the only field of study which she found in Europe.
"Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century" by W. H. Davenport Adams
Gwynne fetched Isabel's field-glass and studied the scene below, picking out the more disastrous work of the earthquake.
"Ancestors" by Gertrude Atherton
The nature and reach of mental cures must be studied with the same care that is given to other fields.
"The Next Step in Religion" by Roy Wood Sellars
Here is a field worthy of study by the millionaire who would confer a lasting benefit upon his fellows.
"The Library and Society" by Various
This study would have been impossible without the assistance of several persons who helped in the field.
"Fishes of Chautauqua, Cowley and Elk Counties, Kansas" by Artie L. Metcalf
The study, of course, becomes more special in the field of history.
"The Negro in Literature and Art in the United States" by Benjamin Brawley
My opportunities for observation in this field have extended over fourteen years of constant study.
"Habits that Handicap" by Charles B. Towns
Realism, he contends, is only a vast field of preliminary studies and a store-room of materials.
"The English Stage" by Augustin Filon
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In news:

Field studies reveal non-virulent bacteria take advantage of their virulent counterparts to get a free pass into their host.
Educational neuroscience is a new and rapidly changing field, and numerous myths have percolated up through the years, based on unsubstantiated studies, findings taken out of context, and plain old snake-oil salesmen.
A field study survey along Baltimore Avenue commenced earlier this month and will continue through the spring of 2008 in an effort to verify the exact boundaries of the north-south corridor 's right of way.
"We had a compelling rationale, and our field people were good," Prof. "It's exciting, intellectually challenging research," Prof. Michael says of sex studies.
Dr Pamela Gaber, professor of archaeology and Judaic studies and director of Lycoming's field school, led the project from June 25 to Aug 10.
) and the Transformation of China by Harvard professor Ezra Vogel, an authority in the field of East Asian studies, has recently become available in Taiwan.
Three people were shot Saturday morning just before the opening kickoff of a peewee football game at the field adjacent to Pittsburgh Obama International Studies Academy in East Liberty.
GRAIL 's new gravity-field map is a detailed study of the moon — a view of its volcanic landforms, peaks and craters in unprecedented fidelity.
Utilizing current research from all fields of social studies, teachers will learn how to incorporate universal values within their daily instruction.
"I can't think of a field that has more quackery than nutrition ," says Lisa Sasson, a clinical associate professor of nutrition and food studies at New York University.
She smiled, then began a discourse on how he was enjoying his field of study and what he could do with his degree when he graduated.
Students needed to fill fields of study.
Scholars with Spine Notes from the field of China studies.
Putting your money down on the right virtualization technology requires careful study of the field.
Affective Computing is the field of study concerned with understanding, recognizing and utilizing human emotions in the design of computational systems.
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In science:

The study of interaction between photons and electrons ushered in the era of Quantum Gauge Field Theories which now form the paradigm for the description of all the interactions among the fundamental constituents of matter, the quarks and leptons.
Photon 2003: a theorist's summary and outlook
The American Physical Society’s Divisions of Nuclear Physics and Particles and Fields, together with the Divisions of Astrophysics and the Physics of Beams, have recently conducted a “Study on the Physics of Neutrinos”.
Bringing the SciBar Detector to the Booster Neutrino Beam
Field theoretic study of bilayer membrane fusion. i. hemifusion mechanism.
Biological and synthetic membranes: What can be learned from a coarse-grained description?
Field theoretic study of bilayer membrane fusion: Ii. mechanism of a stalk-hole complex.
Biological and synthetic membranes: What can be learned from a coarse-grained description?
Distribution of Magnetic Field Strengths A statistical study quantified the distribution of magnetic field strengths from 0 to 1800 Gauss in the quiet sun.
Astrophysics in 2006
The time and duration of each behaviour displayed by the ducklings and the female were recorded with a stopwatch (± 1s). Behavioural units One year before the present study, a specific ethogram was established in the field on an independent group of free-ranging mallards.
Post-hatching parental care behaviour and hormonal status in a precocial bird
Field Study and literature Field study is done by the way of retrieval of data directly at Univeristy’s library.
Anti Plagiarism Application with Algorithm Karp-Rabin at Thesis in Gunadarma University
To study the impact of the B-Field, several versions of SiDish have been simulated with a B field from 4-6 T.
Detector Optimization for SiD using PFA
The AAO leads an international team of six institutions that has just completed one of two competing design studies for WFMOS, a wide-field multi-object spectrograph proposed as a joint Gemini/Subaru facility.
Anglo-Australian Observatory February 2009 newsletter
The networks generated are simple graphs, i.e. unweighted, undirected, and have no loops (self-edges) and no multiple edges. This type of network is commonly studied in the field of complex networks.
Effect of Degree Distribution on Evolutionary Search
Thus, a convenient way to study LV is to embed it into an effective framework that contains the SM by construction. Effective Field Theory (EFT) is a well established means of describing physics.
Lorentz Violation: Motivation and new constraints
Over the period studied, approximately three quarter of the duplicates were published in two journals in the same field; the remaining being published in journals in two different fields.
On the prevalence and scientific impact of duplicate publications in different scientific fields (1980-2007)
Therefore, we decided to use a combination of a field study and a controlled experiment.
A Refined Experience Sampling Method to Capture Mobile User Experience
Presently, BBN provides the best measurement of this parameter (see the Fields and Sarkar article in this volume), and it is usually fixed in microwave anisotropy studies, but the data are just reaching a level where allowing its variation may become mandatory.
The Cosmological Parameters 2010
We think it is very important to study the z (distance from the Galactic plane) dependence of Galactic magnetic field.
Magnetic Field Structure near the Galactic Plane
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