Potential Problems with the Literature Search

Searching literature can generate uncertainty and doubt. The search generates questions When reviewing information sources with a particular question in mind, one can build a familiarity with the range of information available. This in itself can lead to questions not previously contemplated. The need for refinement Refinement of the topic starts in early stages and continues throughout in order to […]

Research cycle

Not linear, never “finished” – it’s a cyclical process. Research throws up more questions than it answers. Not all questions can be answered – not enough time or resource. Further research of something leads to refinement. Can call previous research/concepts into doubt. Einstein said that nuclear power would be impossible as requires atom to be split at will, we now […]