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Applied Research

The Research Process

This guide will take you through all the steps of developing, funding and completing an applied research project. Topics covered include:

  • Searching the Literature
    • Developing a research question
    • Building a systematic searchDiagram illustrating the stages in the research process/ topics covered in this guide
    • Choosing the best places to search
  • Funding your research
    • Sources of research funding
    • Writing a grant application
  • Doing primary research
    • Getting ethics approval
    • Using Open Data
  • Managing your data
    • Data Management Plans
    • Storing your data
  • Indigenous Research Protocols
  • Publishing your research
    • Choosing a journal
    • Researcher IDs