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The first week of this course explores how reliable and valid research is a powerful mechanism for change, innovation and problem solving.
CHRIS STEVENSON: Congratulations. You’ve completed week one of the course, and by now, you’ve really begun to answer the big question. Why does research matter?
NICK BARTER: Hopefully, you’re well on your way to identifying a research area you’re passionate about and have the tools you need to examine the evidence appropriately.
CHRIS STEVENSON: We trust you’ve enjoyed the discussions and have drawn inspiration from our expert researchers, as well as each other. It’s been great working together.
NICK BARTER: Join us next week as we conclude the course and explore research paradigms and evidence-based decision making.
CHRIS STEVENSON: See you then.

Let’s recap briefly on what we have covered this week and look forward to what’s in store for Week 2.

Congratulations on getting this far.

It’s been a terrific start to the course, and we are so glad you have joined us. We trust you’ve begun to realise reliable and valid research is a powerful mechanism for change, innovation and problem solving.

As you can see, we’re all passionate about research and hope you are too. We trust you have drawn inspiration from each other and the research experts from both our universities.

See you next week in the course, when we’ll delve into:

  • making recommendations based on evidence
  • exploring research paradigms
  • learning more about how research helps us understand real world problems and find solutions.

Your task

In the comments section, share what you are looking forward to the most next week.

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