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Why Research Matters

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  • 1 Deakin University
  • 2 Griffith University

Explore what research is and why it’s so important to us all. Find out how to make evidence-based decisions.

Free Online Course with optional Certification.

About this Course

Imagine a world without research, where governments carry out policy based on hunches and manufacturers release products without testing.

Research allows us to solve problems on a global scale and make evidence-based decisions.

During this course, you’ll get an introduction to what research is, and why it’s so important to us all. You’ll learn fundamental research concepts, meet leading researchers working on real-world problems, and identify an interest area for your own research.



  • author = {Christopher Stevenson and Nick Barter},
  • title = {Why Research Matters},
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Christopher Stevenson and Nick Barter Why Research Matters

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