You should be able to establish a clear purpose for your research in relation to the chosen field.For example, are you filling a gap in knowledge, analysing academic assumptions or professional practice, monitoring a development in practice, comparing different approaches or testing theories within a specific population?
Listed below are some of the best examples of research projects and dissertations from undergraduate and taught postgraduate students at the University of Leeds We have not been able to gather examples from all schools.
The module requirements for research projects may have changed since these examples were written.
For an undergraduate dissertation, your question needs to be more targeted than either of these. Good research questions are formed and worked on, and are rarely simply found.
You start with what interests you, and you refine it until it is workable.
Top Tips: The question will be of academic and intellectual interest to people in the field you have chosen to study.
The question arises from issues raised in the literature or in practice.
Radicalisation and Universities: A Critical Analysis of the Effectiveness and Consequences of Prevent Duty Evaluating the range of agencies involved in the investigation and prosecution of corporate fraud in the UK: is there an alternative to criminal justice?
A critical analysis of the perceptions of, and responses to, female child sex offenders Quantum effects in biology Melting point of a PVd F polymer gel electrolyte with changing PC: EC ratio Herbig Ae/Be star accretion rates and the Hertzsprung Russell diagram Raman spectroscopy and its reliability in the study of bone quality and composition Solitons: Propagation of solitary waves through blood Antoinette's construction of the Self in Wide Sargasso Sea Culture Shock: Reexamining the Concept and the W-curve Model of the Adaptation Process through Sojourner Experiences of International Students Us and Them: Exploring Internationalisation and International Postgraduate Student Identity at the University of Leeds An Investigation into Language and Cultural Planning in the Basque Country La Vida Cotidiana del Migrante Ecuatoriano: A glimpse into the lives of Ecuadorian immigrants in Spain and the United States Für immer fremd German Television Advertisements and the "normalization of ethnicity" Cultural Variations of Democracy: ' Thai-Style Democracy' The extent to which Japanese soft power is effective in Japan-China relations.
(Mark 66) These final year projects achieved a mark of a high first: Electric Cars: Investigation into consumer attitudes in the UK car industry Exploring Social Perceptions of Women Leaders at Work: How does the Double Bind of Appearance and Personality Impact Women’s Opportunities to make it to the Top?
Studying the relationship between online behaviour and learning preferences, using the Internet Addiction Test and the Index of Learning Styles Dressed to Disrupt: Motivations Behind Millennial Women Consuming Feminist Fashion Is thin no longer ‘in’?