A research proposal is an initial set of ideas for a research study which are supported by a literature review and/or pilot study. A proposal should be concise and must address the question of what you plan to achieve, why you want to and how you are going to do it. In preparing a research […]

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Most quantitative dissertations, whether carried out by academics or undergraduate, master’s or doctoral level students, will involve one of three types of replication, which we refer to as duplication, generalisation or extension. In most cases, replication is associated with duplication. In other words, you take a piece of published research and repeat it, typically in […]

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golden rules for postgraduate research proposals Contents: • Be clear, objective, succinct and realistic in your objectives • Ask yourself why this research should be funded and/or why you are the best person to undertake this project • Ask yourself why this research is important and/or timely • State and justify your objectives clearly (“because […]

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