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What is a research question?

In this step, we ask: what is a research question?
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If you think back to the research cycle we looked at earlier in the course, you will remember that identifying a research topic is the initial stage of a project.

Once a topic has been identified, we need to develop a research question.

A research question is an inquiry into a particular topic, which we try to answer through our research design.

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