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research

[ri′sərch]
(science and technology)
Scientific investigation aimed at discovering and applying new facts, techniques, and natural laws.
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Maple Razsa has successfully merged traditional ethnographic research with contemporary digital cultures, thus making an important leap into the unknown.
Comprising a survey and ethnographic research, the results of which could assist the government in future policy-making, the study was recently awarded a one-year grant through the Undergraduate Research Experience Programme (UREP) from the Qatar National Research Fund, established by Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development in 2006.
Through a survey, which involves 1,000 Qatari women, and in-depth ethnographic research, the investigative team from NU-Q expects to shed light on how national women may take on larger roles in the rapid development of their nation, guided by Qatar National Vision (QNV) 2030 and the Qatar National Development Strategy.
It requires an understanding of human behavior in the form of ethnographic research that combines physiology, sociology, and anthropology.
The National Library of Kyrgyzstan is implementing a joint project with the Saint Petersburg State University (SPbGU) to conduct ethnographic research and film a documentary about writer and envoy Chingiz Aitmatov.
They cover what research is and why linguists do it, critical reading and writing, questionnaires in interpreting research, ethnographic research on interpreting, discourse analysis in interpreting research, experimental methods in interpreting research, research on interpreting education and assessment, and conducting and disseminating interpreting research.
Based on in-depth ethnographic research, this thesis presents the most comprehensive study of the Siang community to date and has two main objectives: to fill a gap in the ethnographic literature by documenting life in a Siang village and, in doing so, to look at the effects of the expansion of modern discourses and institutions on one group of Indonesians who are often problematized as being "underdeveloped.
For example, if you want to understand user behavior, ethnographic research provides valuable data that can spark, rather than stifle, innovation.
Her results differ from other ethnographic research done elsewhere, such as in Japan and Britain, where the story often focuses on justifying why the relationship had to end.
The community manager position enables greater research possibilities for my doctoral research while my ethnographic research provides a better understanding and insight into the characteristics of the ABC Pool online community, thus enriching and informing my job as manager.
There are separate chapters on historical, philosophical, and ethnographic research, naturalistic inquiry, case study, descriptive and experimental research.
While ethnographic research itself has since receded somewhat, nonetheless, the authors were motivated to write a second edition for two fundamental reasons.