Written out of the author’s awareness of the problems many students and young researchers encounter when writing their research papers, this book is a simplified presentation of the fundamentals of research. Its technically simple style is aimed at making the book accessible to people of all academic persuasions. Most research studies or projects begin with a written proposal. For this reason, the book starts with a section on how to write a good standard research proposal. In the second section, the book discusses in detail the way in which a research project, dissertation or thesis must be outlined once the research proposal has been accepted. Chapter three looks specifically at a journal paper/article as another very important type of research paper. It gives a brief survey of important points to bear in mind when writing a journal article as well as the structure such a paper is expected to follow. Chapter four is a brief presentation of some of the methods of citation and reference styles commonly used in research.
The book focuses on the discussions and explanations of all the basic ideas, concepts and methods of research and thesis writing skills. The author presents the basic ideas, concepts and principles using a simple language which is easy to understand by both graduate and undergraduate students. This book consists of two parts. The first part deals with the basic ideas, concepts and principles of research Methodology. The second part deals with thesis writing from chapter one to chapter five. The methods for presentation, analysis, interpretation of data are explained. The book also provides a guide for evaluation of individual thesis work, research projects, as well as research papers. This book will be a resource to teachers and students of research methodology, research supervisors and those contemplating to do research work eventually writing their research reports.
This book contains scientific research from the doctoral thesis “Contributions to the scientific approach of quality and quality management” written by Assoc. Prof. PhD Amelia Bucur, thesis that was realized under the scientific coordination of Prof. PhD Eng. DHC Constantin Oprean. Moreover, the book contains new unique aspects and aspects published by the authors in papers or works presented at conferences. The book also presents a result of the research activity done within the project of post-doctoral research “Contributions to the scientific approach of quality and quality management by modeling and simulation”, however, it may also be bibliographic material for courses of “Operational research”.
Research is often conducted using the hourglass model structure of research.The hourglass model starts with a broad spectrum for research, focusing in on the required information through the method of the project (like the neck of the hourglass), then expands the research in the form of discussion and results. The major steps in conducting research are: 1.Identification of research problem 2.Literature review 3.Specifying the purpose of research 4.Determine specific research questions or 5.hypotheses 6.Data collection 7.Analyzing and interpreting the data 8.Reporting and evaluating research
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE ALKEM RESEARCH CENTER, NAVI MUMBAI Since 21st December 2009 Research Associate • Responsible for all analytical method validation (Assay and Dissolution test) and new analytical method development by HPLC, UV spectrophotometer, AAS. • Analyze, summarize and present results for all research projects. Regularly review ongoing research for trends. Provides insight on these findings and ensures key findings are shared with appropriate internal audiences. • Developed new profitable business partners while analyzing latest market trends and tracking competitor’s activities while providing valuable inputs for fine tuning sales & marketing strategies. • Building cordial relationship through regular interactions & apprising them with company’s value propositions.
Based on the experience of students worldwide, this book offers practical advice to research students struggling with the complexities of structuring their arts, humanities or social science thesis. Real-life case studies vividly introduce a number of alternative approaches, providing students with new ideas for structuring their work.
One of the major components of the Postgraduate curriculum is writing thesis. Work for writing the Thesis is aimed at contributing to the development of a spirit of enquiry, besides exposing the candidate to the techniques of research, critical analysis, acquaintance with the latest advances in medical science and the manner of identifying and consulting available literature. Every candidate shall have to carry out work on an assigned research project under the guidance of a recognised Post Graduate Teacher, the result of which shall be written up and submitted in the form of a Thesis. Thesis shall have to be be submitted at least six months before the Theory and Clinical / Practical examination. Acknowledgement: Dr Mahalaqua Nazli Khatib; Dr Quazi Syed Zahiruddin
This publication contains six articles on qualitative research, primarily in the areas of social science, business and management, and human resource development (HRD). In recent times, it would appear that qualitative research has gradually started to become more popular than quantitative research in these areas of research. Having said this, however, the papers are not entirely restricted to qualitative research. The second paper, for example, refers to ‘mixed methods’ research, which incorporates both qualitative and quantitative research, while the final paper concerns research on ‘social capital’. The editors and authors of the papers are all academics or doctoral candidates/intending academics. This volume should be of particular interest to theses examiners, doctoral supervisors, and students, particularly those interested in qualitative research in these areas.
In recent years, there has been increasing pressure on graduate students to carry out original research and to write research papers. In some educational institutions, graduate students are expected to publish papers while writing the dissertation or thesis. In any event, graduate level research is now the forefront of issues faced in graduate education, particularly, in competitive universities. The book presents original research that are particularly relevant to graduate level research, but anyone early in his/her research in computer science career might benefit from reading through the research topics covered. The book begins with a general issues related to research such as description, classification, characterization, designation, definition, etc. and then addresses the more specific topics for writing theses such as clarification, elucidation, explanation, result, etc. The latter parts center on the original research, ranging from topics in wireless networking, computational geometry, parallel and distributed algorithms for some fundamental problems in computer science to computational models, parallel and distributed computational paradigms, etc.
This thesis is awarded by The Korean Society of Oceanography in 2009 for outstanding achievement. As a part of the thesis works, more than five papers are published in various SCI journals including Climate Dynamics, Journal of Climate, and Journal of Geophysical Research. One of them which emphasized role of diurnal air-sea coupling is highlighted by Brain Korea 21 as an excellent paper in 2010. These works are also presented by various international conferences.
This book presented the basic concepts of the essential epidemiologic topics needed to be known not only for epidemiologists but also for every one interested in medical researches. Of course, this book is in no way a substitute for the standard textbooks but my attempt is to help medical researchers understanding the new concepts of epidemiology and to aid them while they design, conduct, analyze and write their medical research thesis and papers
Hand Book of Thesis- (Drafting & Writing Thesis) is one of its kinds that provides the applied structure of thesis and dissertation writing for any Social Science and Management scholar to use, refer and apply in thesis writing. Lucid and simplicity with direct appli9ed examples provides this book an edge over the theoretical texts. This is the hand book and hand tool of thesis drafting. The contents cover all technical aspects to cover page to en page of any thesis with right sequencing, technical structure and research jargons for direct referencing and use. International standards and examples are used for making the life of a research scholar easy. Every technical writings are provided with minute details like Table of Content, List of Figures, List of Tables, List of Abbreviations, List of Local Names and Places, Chapter wise structure, all technical jargon headings, sourcing, citation, referencing, bibliography, appendices etc. all that is required for a complete thesis writing. This is a complete guide book for research scholars in their thesis drafting in Ph. D., M. Phil. & Master programmes.
This book is a teacher in itself, intended to guide students of tertiary institutions including researchers on one easy way to write papers for submission to a journal. The language used is kept as simple as possible for easy understanding. The book gave a general background to writing scientific research papers, what to consider before starting to write a scientific paper, how to attract other readers to your work and it enables the reader to know the qualities the editors and referees will be looking for in a paper as part of its consideration for publication. It takes each of the main parts of a research paper and looks at what usually goes into them with practical examples. Writing research papers is too wide a field to be able to cover every aspect in one small book. Other books deal in greater detail with other areas of scientific writing especially its technical details. It is not meant to be complete but as a basic introduction. I hope that the book will assist many scientists as they undertake the difficult task of writing their papers for submission to International Scientific Journals. I am delighted to publish this book and make it available to the developing world.
This handbook serves as a practical guide for students in institutions of higher learning with particular reference to their thesis and/or dissertation writing requirements. The simplistic approach in treating fundamental concepts and issues involved in a typical thesis and/or dissertation writing exercise, as adopted in the handbook, recommends it for not only students at different levels of higher institutions pursuits, but also their advising/supervising lecturers and indeed, the generality of knowledge seekers, especially in the area of research.
This study is reporting on a search of scholarly literature for the period 1996 to 2010. The research identified sixty-two research papers using the business model frameworks. These papers were analyzed according to the research fields in which the studies were published, the industries involved, and the focus of the studies. The contribution of this paper is to identify and organize business model studies in such a way that these studies prove relevant to other management research.
This is a unique book of its kind that contains a bunch of research papers, policy papers, conceptual papers, case studies, and articles on different functionalities of management and its allied subjects. It has five sections, namely – Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior, Marketing Management, Financial Management, Socio-economic issues, and Inter-disciplinary issues. The selected papers are highly relevant in present-day management research and practice. These are contributed by a group of Academicians, Research Scholars and Industry Professionals of the thirty seven Universities, Institutes, B-schools and Industries covering almost all the part of India. Apart from Indian authors, two papers are contributed by foreign author. Each section of the book consists of seven relevant papers and thus the book contains thirty five papers in total. This book covers almost every segment of the modern management research and thus framing the contours of modern management research. It is expected that the young research scholars, academicians, corporate professionals, policy makers and other stakeholders will derive considerable benefits from its reading.
Researches in Human Resource Development have gained distinct momentum for the last few decades. The importance of HRD is now being increasingly realized in public, private & cooperative sector milk processing organisations in the light of globalization and new economic policy. Accordingly present research which helps to perceive employees as an important ASSETS in changing technology, is divided into seven chapters Chapter –1:Core Concepts & Research Design highlights research methodology, objectives, level of research, source of data collection, sample design etc 2:HRD: A Review of Relevant Literature covers 86 review of various Books, News Papers, Magazines, articles, M.Phil,Ph.D. Thesis 3: HRD: Conceptual & Theoretical Foundation 4:A Historical Background of 22 Milk Processing Organizations 5: HRD In Dairy Industry:Indian Perspective 6: Data Presentation, Analysis and Interpretation of 389 Management and 1920 Employee Respondents by using a ‘5-point Likert-scale''& 7:Conclusions and Recommendations-HRD models. This book is very useful to management scholars persuing research atMasters or M.Phil, PhD level as well as to the executives & Managers of Milk & food processing company
A must read for emerging research workers in the field of medicine and health. The book takes us through all the steps of planning and execution of empirical research, and of writing Master's theses, doctoral dissertations and research papers for publication in journals. This includes preparation of research protocols. It presents the material in an easy-to-understand style. The readers may find the book a useful adjunct for increasing the quality and credibility of their research.
This textbook comprises with outcomes of post-doctoral D.Sc. Thesis of Prof. (Dr.) Vishwa Nath Maurya; an Indian Academician and presently working at Science & Technology, University of Fiji. As such, the present textbook; a version of D.Sc. Thesis is utmost useful for doctoral and post-doctoral research scholars of all Indian and Foreign Universities in the field of Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Queueing Networks, Computer Science, Reliability & Industrial Engineering. However, as per design and curriculum of the textbook, it is useful for post-graduate students also. Outcomes of the text are supported by numerical illustrations, tables & graphs. Relevant interesting theorems are developed which are significant from application point of view in various public and private sectors such as in Railways System, Hospitals and Health Care Services, Business Organizations & Machine Repair System & other Service Centers. The textbook is entirely based on over 20 scientific research papers at post-doctoral level; published in various Indian & Foreign leading International journals of USA, Malaysia & Nigeria. It is highly expected from readers to explore present research work in future.
This book is on the basics of writing differnt reports like PhD thesis, Scientific research Proposals, Practicle training reports submitted to companies and industry, Research papers, The book gives a detailed about the concept of communication, the ways to communicate and how to communicate effectively. The main objective of the book is to provide basic guidelines to the students and faculties in writing a proper project report (summer or winter), Research project proposals, Research Paper and a good M.Tech and PhD. Thesis report. The book contained six different chapters emphasizing different kinds of reports.At the end of the book, it contains samples of differnt reports for the reference of the students and the faculties.
Written by a professional biologist who is also an experienced writing teacher, this comprehensive guide for students writing in biology, zoology, and botany provides detailed instruction on researching, drafting, revising, and documenting papers, reviews, poster presentations, and other forms of science writing. The sixth edition features an expanded and revised chapter 1 on research strategies and sources, a greater diversity of examples from different subdisciplines (molecular biology, animal ecology, and genetics), and new technology tips throughout for searching databases and using software designed for charts, graphs, note-taking, and documentation.
There is largely a dearth of objective information on the key issues underlying the effectiveness of facilities space planning and management of office buildings. Little effort has been invested in systematic development of comprehensive coherent criteria, to advance superior knowledge and direct decisions in practice and policy. A discovery of this shortcoming among other gaps, motivated the first author to research further into some influential factors in facilities space planning and management of office buildings, with emphasis on open-plan settings. As the dominant trend in the changing layout of offices is towards a more open-plan space (Knight Frank Hooker, 1995), investigation of open-plan measures in the determination of facilities space management, was considered crucial. The findings of the research have been published in various international journals some of which have been assembled here. The contributions of this research to knowledge and practice have been recognized by the industry, through its winning of the 1998, 1999, and 2000 Excellence Awards for Facility Management Research, awarded by the Facility Management Association of Australia.
This comprehensive and easy to read thesis clearly describes the phases of action research. This is an excellent guide to help educators and teacher educators develop in curriculum implementors the knowledge, confidence and positive attitudes required for successful curriculum implementation. Research students will find this thesis very useful in providing a wide span of research studies in the field of science and technology education, teacher education and curriculum implementation. The suggested Contextual Needs Implementation Model (CNIM) is intended for adaptation to be applied in any context.
The main objective of writing this book is to demystify research proposal and thesis/report writing. Readers will find useful information about undertaking the process of writing research proposal and tenets of writing thesis as well as report/dissertation. The book presents this information in simple and informative manner to make readers appreciate and understand it. The target audiences of this book are under-graduates and post graduates researchers. The major features of this book include; definition of research and basic terms in research process, types of research ,how to select a topic, formulation of research problem and hypothesis and research questions, research design, research instruments, data analysis and report writing techniques. In each section of this book, there are technical and methodological competences that guide students through the process of; planning and designing a viable research proposal, collecting and analyzing data, and writing report/thesis. The research principles contained in this book are applicable to both qualitative and quantitative research. A list of references is provided at the end of the book for further reading to extend the knowledge
Concerns over climate change effects and energy crises have become prominent in the public life over recent years. As a renewable energy, second generation biofuel becomes a potential alternative to the conventional transportation fuel. As a significant fraction of municipal solid waste, paper and cardboard waste is a potential resource for producing bioethanol without causing food crisis and land use issue. By assessing technological, economic and environmental aspects of this technology, this work has demonstrated that several pathways to bioethanol production from waste paper offer economic and environmental competitiveness with petrol. They can also offer environmentally favorable or neutral profiles when compared with the alternative waste paper management options of recycling or incineration with energy recovery. Simplistic, general statements like converting waste paper to bioethanol is either ‘good’ or ‘bad’ are not supported by this research. Instead, the detailed techno-economic and environmental profiling work here is essential to identifying the most beneficial approaches to developing valuable and environmentally favorable production of bioethanol from waste papers.
Present era has seen emergence of new subjects and their development at a very fast pace. An interdependency of these subjects, their scope and impact is however expanding very fast. It is becoming increasingly difficult to measure the different aspects of research output, especially in case of application oriented, interdisciplinary subjects.Indicators based on research papers published in the international scientific journal literature are particularly useful for providing internationally comparable data on an academic institution’s scientific performance. These so called ‘bibliometric’ indicators can be used to establish an institution’s share in the volume of international research papers within a particular scientific discipline, its International scientific ‘impact’ in terms of references in the worldwide scientific literature to these papers, or the national and international scientific collaboration in terms of co-authored research publications. The aim of this study is to analyse quantitatively the literature contributed by the faculty at Jamia Millia Islamia.