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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Research Authorship and Allocation of Credit

Research Authorship

What is research authorship Research authorship refers to the author or authors who have contributed to it and once the research is published there name appears as author name on the research. There can be a single author who did the research but many times there are two or more than two authors. Authors carry the responsibility of the research …

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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 is Research: Definitions and Meanings

clinical research

What is research and what are its meanings and definitions? Here we will discuss some of the definitions and meanings of research as conceived by different epistemology. The purpose of research is to search for knowledge and to add to the available body of knowledge in any field. Research can take different forms when it is taken in different disciplines. …

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Juvenile Delinquency: Juvenile Laws

Juvenile laws

History of juvenile laws Juvenile laws have been established in the United States of America since 1899 when the first juvenile court was established in Chicago, Illinois.In 1903 another juvenile court was established in Denver by Judge Ben Lindsay. The reason behind the establishment of separate justice system for the young people was their immaturity as compared to adults. Judge …

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Ethical and Legal Issues in Research

The ethical and legal issues in research are the most important considerations for every researcher. These issues should be considered on every step of the research: be it the problem formulation stage; data collection phase; or the data analysis and interpretation phase of the research. The researcher should take into account that none of the ethical and legal issues have …

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Textual Presentation of Data

textual presentation of data

Textual presentation of data means presenting data in the form of words, sentences and paragraphs. The opposite of textual presentation is graphical presentation of data. While graphical presentation of data is the most popular and widely used in the research, textual presentation allows the researcher to present qualitative data that cannot be presented in graphical or tabular forms. Data can …

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How to Quote in a Research Paper


How to quote in a research How to quote in a research paper? Quotations and paraphrasing are two ways in which you can introduce a source in your research. Quotations are used primarily when the source explicitly explains what the researcher likes to say. The researcher uses a quote in a research when any changes made by paraphrasing the source …

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Publication of Research: Author Responsibilities

ethical issues in participant observation

The requirements for publication of research differ among different journals. The researcher should read the instructions provided by the journal’s website about the submission criteria. The researcher can also contact the journal editorial board to get any question answered. You should know about the general and specific requirements of the journal where you want to submit your research for publication. …

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