What is applied research? (Diligent and systematic inquiry or…
What is applied research?
Diligent and systematic inquiry or investigation into a subject in order to resolve, discover, or revise facts, theories, applications, etc.
Looking up information relevant to a certain topic or purpose.
Why do we do applied research?
Applied research is focussed on applying the latest knowledge and technologies in the creation of useful products, services, and processes.
To resolve or make a positive change.
Share valuable information. Which could lead to a positive impact on society, health, etc.
A way to prove lies and to support truths.
To seek and seize opportunities.
Applied research is taught and learnt in many studies because it is a skill-set that is very useful and advantageous.
Nourishment and exercise for the mind.
Means to understand various issues.
Research is a tool for building knowledge and efficient learning.
How do you do applied research?
Determine your question/topic (purpose).
Know where and how to find useful resources.
Reading books and articles.
Group discussions/ Interviewing people.
Where do you do applied research?
It depends what you are researching. Also, a research project will most likely involve with being in different places to find relevant and useful data. Examples of where you can do research are;
Environment; forests/jungles, ocean-sea bed, etc.
Home (reading books, articles, researching online).
Is applied research important? Why or why not?
Applied research leads to great observations which leads to the enhancement of knowledge, and brings consistency in the work. Improving products, practices, services and processes..
Knowing the truth.
For more awareness.
To determine the differences between good and bad.
Helps in understanding the society, and to resolve or make positive change.
Who can do applied research?
; Teachers, students, leaders, scientists. Basically anybody can do research if they know where and how to use applied resources and the determination to reach their purpose/goal.