Planning your research

Planning your research - key questions

  • What do you want to know?
  • How do you find out what you want to know?
  • Where can you get the information?
  • Who do you need to ask?
  • When does your research need to be done?
  • Why? (Getting the answer)
Step 1: What?
  • What do I want to know?
  • When developing your research question, keep in mind:
    • Who your research is for
    • What decisions your research will inform
    • What kind of information is needed to inform those decisions
  • Conduct a local information scan
  • Take another look at your research question

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PILOT - Research design by Learning from WOeRk, University of Plymouth modified by Marion Kelt, Glasgow Caledonian University is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License