The research process deals with the ways and strategies used by researchers to understand the world around us. This is a guide to basic elements of scientific research.
Formulating questions, collecting data, testing hypotheses
Setting up experiments
Different types of designs used in research
A guide to statistics in research.
Steps of the Scientific Method - The scientific method has a similar structure to an hourglass - starting from general questions, narrowing down to focus on one specific aspect, then designing research where we can observe and analyze this aspect.
The general aims of research are:
Purpose of Research - Why do we conduct research? Why is it necessary?
Common scientific research elements are:
Characterization - How to understand a phenomenon