Category: Doing research

Blog posts that talk about various aspects of conducting research studies, including research methods.

The management side of your project

Apart from the scientific and methodological aspects of your research, it is often very wise to consider yourself as the project manager for your research project. As a project manager you will sometimes need to take distance from your project’s…

Clearly defining and justifying your research problem.

Defining your research problem is the single most important, and at the same time the hardest part of your research. It is my experience that most students (and their supervisors) spend too little time on defining what they really want…