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How to do a Systematic Review

Systematic review in research is a detailed search to find out all related information on a topic or subject and analyze it. A systematic approach helps in avoiding any bias in reviewing the literature. Systematic reviews aim at critically analyzing all the relevant information related to a research question. The researcher integrates all the information that is available analyzes, evaluates …

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How to Write a Successful Research Paper

Written by Saira Naeem We all need to succeed in whatever we do in life. Whether it is on the academic, personal or professional front, we all want to be successful. However, success doesn’t come easily, success requires a certain frame of mind, an attitude, a motivation and a determination to do well in addition to knowledge and practice. Take …

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How to Write an Effective Research Paper

Written by Saira Naeem OK, so let’s accept this we have all been there in our lives, the point that almost everyone dreads, the day when the school term ends and the lecturer comes out with seemingly impossible deadlines for the submission of the “research paper”. For many writing a research paper can be challenging. No doubt it’s an intensive and meticulous task, …

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How to Avoid Bias in Research

Bias in research

What is bias in research A bias in research can be defined as an unfair and prejudiced interest or selection of one idea, solution, outcome, or person and group over the other. In bias the reason for the selection of a particular group or idea is not based on reason, logic, assumption, or judgement. The biased selection is always based …

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Business Research Methods for Students

business research methods

Written by Saira Naeem Be it medicine, education, entertainment or business, research in all fields is important, essential, and sometimes even downright critical. Research helps to identify, analyze, evaluate and improve the knowledge. Research adds to the available knowledge in a particular field. Every research paves the way for further more research. When a hypothesis is tested and proved true …

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Research Misconduct

A research misconduct can be defined as proposing, presenting, or reviewing false information. This information can be fabricated, falsified, or plagiarized. The research misconduct can be done at any phase of the research and is very difficult to know. The three types of research misconduct can be as follows. Fabrication Fabrication is the invention of fake ideas that do not …

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Intellectual Property rights in Research

Intellectual property in research

Intellectual property rights in research refer to the copyrights and patents that the researcher and the publisher claim and obtain to protect the work from misuse. Intellectual property is a legal right of the researcher as research has value to the researcher. No one has a right to use some one else’s research findings in ways that are not allowed …

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Mistakes and Errors in Research

mistakes and errors in research

Mistakes and errors in research may occur due to various reasons. Every research is susceptible to errors and mistakes. Broadly speaking there could be two reasons for these mistakes and errors: one because of laxity and negligence on part of the researcher, research team, or research supervisor; two it could be due to some human error that is not conscious. …

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Research Advisors and Mentors

research advisers role in research

While conducting research as a student you need both research advisors and mentors. Research advisors help you in every step of the research from beginning till publication of research. Research mentors might help you on and off when you think you need some guidance. Students are very lucky to have a good research advisor who can assist the student in taking …

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What a Research Paper is Not?

A research paper is not anything other than what a research paper is and should be. If you have read my article on What is a Research Paper you will definitely not make the mistake of thinking that a research paper is anything following: A summary of previously written book or paper A research paper is not a summary of …

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