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posted on 2023-07-31, 14:45 authored by Ronan ConroyRonan Conroy

Over the years, when reviewing student research proposals, I have come to realise that there are a number of key features that distinguish proposals that are likely to result in a useful, publishable piece of research from those that are likely to founder, or not to be of publishable quality. There were originally ten tips, but I am indebted to my colleagues, especially those on the Research Ethics Committee, for adding their wisdom to the original ten and contributing an eleventh.



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Conroy R. Where student research fails. RCSIsmj. 2012;5(1):6-7

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