Research @ MMC
MMC is a growing institution, aspiring to delve deep into the field of research, though we have done some progress in this regard having more and more books in the library and also having more modernized laboratories in the campus.
What is Research?
Definition: Research is defined as careful consideration of study regarding a particular concern or problem using scientific methods. According to the American sociologist Earl Robert Babbie, “research is a systematic inquiry to describe, explain, predict, and control the observed phenomenon. It involves inductive and deductive methods.” Inductive research methods analyze an observed event, while deductive methods verify the observed event. Inductive approaches are associated with qualitative research, and deductive methods are more commonly associated with quantitative analysis.
Research is conducted with a purpose to:
What are the characteristics of research?
What is the purpose of research?
There are three main purposes: