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Top Educational Research Organisations in the World

Top Educational Research Organizations in the World

Doing as much as these research organisations and maybe even more, are leading world universities through which several of the world’s most famous discoveries have been made. Some of the top research universities in the world are Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of California at Los Angeles, John Hopkins University, Texas A & M University, …

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Characteristics, Peculiarities and Approaches of Educational Research

Characteristics, Peculiarities and Approaches of Educational Research ResearchRound

In continuation with our last piece which was an introduction to Educational Research, this piece provides more information on the nuances of educational research, approaches to educational research, and the peculiarities of educational research. Educational research sets itself apart from other forms of research mostly due to the people it caters for. In most higher …

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In Conversation with Dr Senayon Olaoluwa – Acting Director of Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan.

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On Friday, August 14th, 2020, ResearchRound’s Ajibola Adigun and Ololade Faniyi were in conversation with Dr. Senayon Olaoluwa, Acting Director of the Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan. Dr Senayon Olaoluwa is a Senior Research Fellow and Coordinator of a postgraduate programme in Diaspora and Transnational Studies at the Institute of African Studies in …

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The Error with Randomized Controlled Trials

In Kenya, some foreign economists thought it wise to disconnect some residents of a Nairobi slum from access to public water supply to test the hypothesis that – drumroll- it induces landlords to pay water rates. Randomized Control Trials (RCTs) is an experimental design that has curiously become popular with American and European social scientists …

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Introduction to Research and 10 Purposes of Research

10 Purposes of Research | Introduction to Research | What is Research | ResearchRound

What is Research? Jonathan O’Donnell of the Faculty of Science, University of Melbourne, Australia, defined research on The Research Whisperer as “the creation of new knowledge and/or the use of existing knowledge in a new and creative way so as to generate new concepts, methodologies and understandings”. Research deals a lot with bringing previously unknown …

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