Free Download: Research Topic Evaluator

Systematically evaluate prospective research topics

Research topic evaluator

So, you’ve worked through some of the literature and identified a few potential research topics, but you’re not sure whether they really stack up. Or perhaps you’ve got two strong candidate topics and can’t decide which one is best…

Worry not. Our free research topic evaluation worksheet will help you fast-track your topic ideation and evaluation process. Using the worksheet, you’ll be able to systematically evaluate your prospective topics based on:

  • Topic originality/novelty
  • Value and significance
  • Data access
  • Equipment access
  • Time constraints and requirements
  • Literature base
  • Supervisor accessibility
  • Ethical considerations
  • Personal appeal 
  • Project risk

Best of all, the worksheet is completely free. Hit the download button to get started.

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