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Research Process: The Research Process


Graduate level research requires an advanced level of skills in identifying, gathering, organizing, analyzing  and synthesizing information, and creating and communicating new knowledge.  

At the graduate level of research, discipline specific research knowledge is often required, as well as general work productivity skills, for example, time management, team building, and stress management.  


Find resources to help you through this process:

Understand your responsibilities 

Conduct your literature search & gather sources

Build a literature review

Communicate your research

Academic writing conventions

Manage your data

Graduate thesis publishing

Publish your work

Present your work

Find support for your research


General resources to get you started with the research process include: