In my degree, we read and critically analyse a lot of research and data to determine if a hypothesis (or a claim) is true and valid. This week in my Food Safety, Quality and Security course, we tackle the scientific evidence behind organic food, and since I was trained and certified and trained natural farmer,…Read More
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Research outcome, output and results
When reading and evaluating scientific journal articles, it is very common you will come across the terms “outcome, output and result” and although they may seem similar, these terms in science have distinct meanings. As nouns, the difference between outcome and result is that: Outcome is intended or unintended information, event, object, product, or state…Read More
Finding and interpreting scientific information
My health science degree is heavily research-based which means that I am constantly searching for recently published peer-reviewed journal articles then evaluating its data, analysing and collating its information followed by succinctly reporting my findings. In order to excel in researching for health science, nutrition or science-related degree, I cannot stress enough how important it…Read More
What is a CRAAP Test?
In the sciences discipline at a university level, researching consumes a lot of time and effort in order to determine whether or not the journal article you have chosen is reliable and credible source. To determine this, it important to perform a CRAAP Test. CRAAP is an acronym for Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy, and Purpose. At…Read More