Daily Archives: March 1, 2014
Students embarking on their first substantive research project often struggle to understand where the literature review ends and the research begins, as do more experienced researchers. It is important to remember that a literature review should always be done before carrying out a piece of … Continue reading
For those of you who are worried that this was all getting a bit scientific, one of the most interesting and enjoyable books I have read in recent years was Kristen Luker’s Salsa Dancing into the Social Sciences. The book … Continue reading
Another interesting article from an American scientific journal, this time The American Journal of Health-System Pharmacists (!). This time about the development of great research questions.
This is a short article from the scientific journal, Molecular Cell, about choosing a good scientific problem. You might not be working in the field of cellular research but there is much the social sciences can learn from the natural sciences, … Continue reading