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Think About...

  • Does your method(s) fit your research question(s)?
  • Do you understand how the methods fit with your methodological position?
  • Do you know how to use the method(s)? If not, can you learn?
  • Do you have the resources you need to use the method(s)?
  • If you are using multiple methods, do you know how to combine them to carry out the research?
  • If you are using multiple methods, do you know how you are going to combine the products of using them when writing up your research?
  • Have you done a proper risk assessment?
  • Have you put in place all the necessary precautions?
  • Do you have adequate premises and equipment?

Byrne, D. (2017). Planning and practicalities. Project Planner.  doi: 10.4135/9781526408549.

Byrne, D. (2017). Research design. Project Planner. doi: 10.4135/9781526408532.

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