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How do I conduct research effectively?

A wide range of guides from Emerald for researchers on the subject of the research process, from finding ideas and submitting proposals to collecting data and analysing results.

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Topics covered are:

  • How to carry out a literature review for a dissertation or research paper
  • How to implement grounded theory
  • How to conduct research ethically
  • How to use a repertory grid
  • How to carry out action research
  • How to conduct empirical research
  • How to give a presentation
  • How to collaborate effectively
  • How to use secondary data and archival material
  • How to use questionnaires effectively
  • How to conduct experiments
  • How to conduct a focus group
  • How to use ethnographic methods and participant observation
  • How to conduct interviews
  • How to find the right statistics resources
  • How to choose the right statistical technique
  • How to collect data
  • How to analyse qualitative data
  • How to design a survey
  • How to design a research study
  • How to write a grant application
  • How to select a funding body
  • How to prepare for a proposal for research degree
  • How to find ideas for your research
  • How to manage the research process