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applied research

[ə′plīd ri‚sərch]
(engineering)
Research directed toward using knowledge gained by basic research to make things or to create situations that will serve a practical or utilitarian purpose.
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We can teach process automation, we can do applied research projects for industry, and we can also do training for industry," Coccimiglio said.
On the other hand, applied research is driven by the need to solve issues of practical problems in the real world.
A problem I've found in the existing international Applied research community is a propensity toward naval-gazing discussions of terminology of the 'Are-we-doing-drama-in-education-or-theatre-in-education?
The fourth misconception is that applied research should be funded by government instead of the pure research that is needed to make it possible.
Members of the field should give some consideration as to how evidence-based practice can be enhanced along with the conduct and publication of applied research and development.
Providing introductory guidance to the applied research process in a simple and nonstatistical format, Houff (education, Mary Washington University) overviews education research, identifies the types and purposes of research designs, and explains how and why research is used in education.
This move toward focused research implementation is good for soil and water conservation, and applied research is unquestionably an important tool for achieving such accountability.
To sustain growth in an era of flat federal funding for basic research, "we seek to enable scientists and engineers at WHOI to pursue a wider array of applied research opportunities by making connections with industry partners, foreign governments, and U.
SRNL is the applied research and development laboratory at the U.
Using examples from courses and applied research on community development, housing, and poverty, the essay explains how meaningful relationships with community organizations act as a counter-balance to the isolation of an academic career.
The group's learning team oversees a range of initiatives, including the CoreNet Global Applied Research Center that is currently examining evolving models of integrated workplace management.

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