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Scientific research: The practice of using the scientific method to investigate causal relationships in detail.
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- Scientific method : The concept of systematic inquiry based on hypotheses and their testing in light of empirical evidence.
- Science : The organized body of knowledge based on non–trivial refutable concepts that can be verified or rejected on the base of observation and experimentation
- Hypothesis-driven research : Add brief definition or description
- Data-driven research : Add brief definition or description
- Basic research : Systematic inquiry by means of the scientific method to the end of understanding the workings of a given object of study.
- Applied research : Systematic inquiry by means of the scientific method to the end of using these insights for a particular purpose.
- Researcher : Someone searching for information on a given topic, either by consulting nature, theory or human-made artifacts.
- Research institution : Add brief definition or description
- Research funding : The provision of financial resources for the purpose of studying something by means of the scientific method.
- Research proposal : A description of planned scientific research that is formally submitted to a research funding agency.
- Research peer review : Evaluation by experts of the quality and pertinence of research or research proposals of other experts in the same field.
- Scientific data : Structured information that has been generated in the framework of scientific research projects.
- Open data : Data that are publicly available for use, reuse and redistribution, typically for free via the World Wide Web.
- Data sharing : The practice of making data available to interested parties who have not gathered them.
- Science 2.0 : An umbrella term used to label the use of Web 2.0 tools for scientific purposes.
- Open science : A movement aimed at making the process of scientific research more transparent both within and beyond the scientific community, and at sharing its results with the widest possible audience.