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Forensic Science: Research Questions

Resources for forensic science research.

Develop Your Research Question

Helpful structures for Research Questions:

  •       What is the nature of…?
  •       How do…differ…?
  •       What are the functions of…?
  •       How do … perceive…?
  •       What factors affect …?
  •       What strategies are used …?
  •       How do … respond …?
  •       How do … affect …?
  •       What are the effects of …?
  •       How are … defined?
  •       Under what conditions do …?
  •       What is the relationship between …?
  •       What are the mechanisms by which …? 

 

From: http://airs.library.qut.edu.au/resources/documents/AIRS_1_ModulesContent_20140730.pdf

Narrowing a Broad Topic

What is the population?

Think age groups, race, gender, time period, etc

What is the context?

Think of place (urban, rural, suburban, inner city), geographic regions, etc.

What is being measured and how?

 

 

 

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