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Stage 9: Conducting Research

Primary research is important because, along with your chosen methodological framework, it will help you make an important and original contribution to the field.

In this stage, you will find answers to your research questions using the methodology you established in previous steps. Research steps may vary across disciplines, but the areas of humanities, social sciences, and sciences outlined here offer guidelines for most dissertation studies.

Useful Web Sites for Conducting Research