Research methods: The basics is an accessible user-friendly introduction to the different aspects of research theory, methods, and practice.

The text is structured in two parts, the first covering the nature of knowledge and the reasons for research, the second the specific methods used to carry out effective research.

This book covers;

1. Structural and planning aspect of a research project

2. Ethical issues involved in research

3. Different types of data and data quality

4. Analysing and organising data to draw sound conclusions

Writing up and displaying data in effective ways