Managing Your Research Data

Managing Your Research Data

Research data management is an essential part of every research process. The aim of research data management is to improve the efficiency level of the research process. In addition, it also aims to meet the goals and requirements that are set by the university, research funders, and the legislation. The primary concern of the research data management process is to organize the data. The role of the research data management […]

Confirmatory Factor Analysis

Confirmatory Factor Analysis

Confirmatory Factor Analysis is a special class of the factor analysis technique. It is mostly used in the field of social science research. Confirmatory Factor Analysis or CFA, as it is popularly known as, is a confirmatory approach. In other words, this technique is used to confirm if there is consistency between the measures of a construct and the researcher’s understanding about the construct. In general, we can say that […]

Why you require review of literature for your research?

Why you require review of literature for your research?

If you look at any research paper or PhD thesis, you’ll always find a section on review of literature (ROL). This section is an essential component of any research work. It is impossible to carry out a research without the review of literature. Let us look at some of the important roles of review of literature to get a better understanding about this section. ROL is useful in justifying your […]

Data Analysis Chapter of a Dissertation

Data Analysis Chapter of a Dissertation

One of the important sections in a dissertation is the data analysis chapter. This chapter consists all information related to the data and the analysis results generated from this data. In order to write good analysis chapter, the researcher should present the information in this chapter in a comprehensive and easy to understand manner. In addition, the researcher should take notice that the analysis should be in an appropriate format […]

When to Hire a Statistician?

When to Hire a Statistician?

Many of my research clients come to me at a stage when they have tried out everything and still they are not getting accurate results. Most often, the underlying causes are issues in their data collection method, incorrect sample size, and use of incorrect method. After listening their story and providing them the appropriate solution, I am frequently asked “When Should Have I Hired A Statistician For My Research Work?” […]