What is the right verb for the overall process of a thesis, including not only the writing process but also the research activities?
Analogous to "conducting research" I'd like to say "conducting a thesis"?
Maybe this context is useful:
I want to thank a company for the possibility of doing my thesis together with them (meaning support, money, infrastrcture, laboratories, etc.). So, might I say:
"I would like to thank
NAME_OF_CHIEFfor the possibility of conducting the thesis at