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Why research fails…?

Two must-reads for students who are preparing to start a project or write up their results -- how do you frame your research? 

Why Research Fails...

And a similar article, most useful for writing a proposal: "Why Student Research Fails"  

"Many student research proposals show an inadequate grasp of the literature, or failure to identify appropriate validated methods. Hence, they risk either answering a question that is already answered, or carrying out research whose findings cannot be integrated with current knowledge.  "  -- Ronan Conroy, Why Student Research Fails