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Research Paper Structure

Authors are sometimes reluctant to discuss the flaws in their study, as they believe that this might jeopardize their chances of acceptance. However, hiding the…
The why and how of presenting research limitations: A case study
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Many researchers struggle when it comes to writing literature review for their research paper. A literature review is a comprehensive overview of all the knowledge…
How to write the literature review of your research paper
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While the findings of your study form the foreground of your research, it is equally important to establish the background of your study. This article covers the basics…
Consider this – great graphs will create a positive impression on journal editors, reviewers, and readers! Here're some tips to help you create powerful graphs that tell…
The Methods section of a research article is like a roadmap leading to the core of the research, guiding the readers through the actual journey the authors took to reach…
If you want others to cite your paper, you should make sure they read it first. Let us assume that the title and the abstract of your paper have convinced your peers…
Is there a way to ensure that your results do not end up being irreproducible and you do not face retraction as a result? In this post, Ira Krull discusses all aspects…
What are the correct ways of including citations into the text of research papers? This article illustrates two ways of inserting citations into research papers…
How to include author-year citations into the text of research papers
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P value is the most commonly reported statistic in research papers, and yet is widely misunderstood and misused. Recently, the American Statistical Association (ASA)…
Authors are often disappointed when their manuscript is rejected after initial screening and are left wondering what was wrong with the paper and why it was not even…