Search for knowledge
Systematic investigation
Open establishment of novel facts

"My research" : personal collection of subject information
Knowledge and truth

Research ideals
Research programs
Research projects

basic research
experimental research

Historical research

Historical method
History investigation

Scientific research

Pure research

State, commercial, or client
- Public authority investigation
- Charitable organization investigation
- Private group (or individual) investigation

Scientific method

Basic research systems
- Discovering
- interpreting

Academic research

Application discipline investigation

Artistic research

Creative works investigation
Practice-based research
Object of research itself

Applied research

Practical problems
Empirical investigation
Applied academic theories
Uses research community knowledge

methods and techniques
Strict research protocols must often be relaxed (real world implementation)
methodology transparency critical
result interpretation

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