Important Steps to be followed during Research Paper Writing

Research paper writing is difficult, time-taking, intimidating task, which, at times, makes writers feel helpless. Sometimes, they lose their focus and add unnecessary, invaluable data and information in their write up. In following subheadings, I have suggested some of the important steps that one should follow for completing one’s research paper successfully – Do Research About Your Research Area – It is one of the most important steps that you need to follow before starting your write up. It will help you understand your research topic better and deeper. Most research scholars lose interest in their research just because they aren’t well-aware of it. You can discuss your topic with your university’s professors and ex-students. They always have a lot of things to offer you. In addition, you should also have a sense of respect for your subject. It will help you stay motivated and encouraged. Take Notes – Taking notes of data, (date-wise) whether they are important or less important, will also help you compose your research paper accurately and more interestingly. You can pen down your note on a piece of paper, or in your diary, or on your laptop or personal computer, whichever you find easy to work with. Looking After Yourself – Research writing is an intense, mind-tiring task that gives you sleepless nights. Though dedication is required in research writing, but it is equally important to take good care of yourself. You should have at least seven to eight hours’ sleep in a 24 hour day, and should not skip your meals. Without energy, it will become difficult for you to work on your research dedicatedly. Follow The Basic Principles Of Writing – The basic principles of writing are – introduction, briefs and conclusion. When penning down your research paper, you should elaborate your work and format it...

Research Idea Generation

Research on any particular topic can be carried out from various dimensions, and research in new multidimensional domains can come up, if researchers and academicians across the world and domain can come together, and discuss their ideas effectively. Therefore, a discussion forum dedicated to researchers is required, in order to bring scholarly theories into the practice of real world, so that the society and organizations can be benefitted out of the combined effort of researchers. If you have any research idea in your mind, and you want to discuss the same with the established researchers across the world, you can browse through the pages of...

Insights about Statistical Analysis

In order to undertake a theoretical research, it is required to test the hypotheses with real world data. Depending upon the data and the research objectives, nature of statistical analysis varies. Time-series analysis is required for a longitudinal study, whereas panel based survey is required for cross-sectional study. Now, statistical methodologies differ considering these two cases, like vector error correction models are used for the first case, whereas panel regression tests are used for the latter one. Having the appropriate knowledge for the choice of statistical technique is a must before you begin with data analysis...

Presenting Research Work in a Professional Manner

Apart from conducting and documenting the entire research work, it is equally important to present a research work in a professional manner, as most of the academic institutions and peer-reviewed journals are very specific about the formats of the academic records, while considering any submission. Therefore, researchers have to take due care about the presentation aspects, while preparing their research documents. There are plenty of dissertation service organizations in India, to assist researchers in this regard. If you are encountering any difficulties in formatting your research work in accordance with the prescribed format, you can browse the pages of...

Qualitative Research Methods

Qualitative research, while not as popular as the quantitative studies, is an important part of social sciences and fields studying various human interactions. Several students from the field of humanities choose qualitative research techniques due to the flexibility offered and the possibilities of in-depth analysis of real time social patterns without depending upon the constraints of sample size and variables that convert every human into statistical subjects. However, conducting these studies is difficult for a student mainly due to the less number of resources available, with most documents focused on quantitative studies. To help such students here is a list of the top research methods used by qualitative researchers: Observations: It involves spending prolonged time in a setting, without actually participating in the interactions and being more of a mute spectator and taking notes of the various interactions occurring. Interviews: Arguably the easiest of the data collection techniques and involves presenting a subject with a list of questions and noting the answers. The interview and the questions asked can be structured or spontaneous with just a outline followed. Focus groups: This is a more advanced technique, which includes parts of both interview and observations. Here the researcher presents a scenario or a topic to a group of individuals, encourages active discussion on the same, and notes his...

Importance of A Peer Review In Dissertation

This article deals with dissertation and then the importance of Peer review in dissertation. Dissertation or thesis is a document or a research paper submitted while pursuing an academic degree or professional qualification. It usually is composed of an author’s research and findings on a particular given topic. Writing Dissertation is not so easy task and sometime it is more challenging as the final result may not turn out to be as expected. The reviewers and the evaluators at the PhD level have high expectations that the reports that they receive are of absolute accuracy and authenticity. And that the research results have to be valid and reliable; otherwise many questions are raised about the originality of the work. Parameters such as rigor in research, scholarly writing and formatting are also scrutinized with diligence. Do not forget about the plagiarism and the punishment that it might hold on to. Academic language and vocabulary has to be of utmost standard. Keeping in mind all the above things and conditions seems to derive lot of energy and passion out of a researcher. Some of them also tend to lose patience at the last moment and also feel exhausted with the repeated changes required in the work. Peer Review comes very handy under such circumstances. Peer review is about providing a detailed review report to the researcher with their thesis and academic work. Reviewers often consist of experienced people in the form of professors and PhD holders who have been in the higher posts and committees of doctoral research in leading universities. They have expertise in the field of dissertation work and can check on the research documents with greater ease and accuracy. Sometimes they can also provide the right guidance professionally as well as on the personal front. They help to eliminate ambiguity and confusion, leading to bringing clarity to the...

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