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Frameworks for creating answerable (re)search questions

Definition of research question frameworks

Definition of research question frameworks

Research question frameworks or search frameworks help with the formulation of a structured question according to one's research area. Being very valuable in helping to focus on a topic of interest, a research question framework can assist in tracing manageable, relevant search results as part of a methodological literature review (systematic literature review). Mainly utilized in health and social sciences research, those research question frameworks can be quite useful for a variety of different disciplines. 

There are nearly 30 question frameworks available that can assist you in crafting a targeted research question.

Providing an overview of the most common research question frameworks, this How to Guide is aimed at guiding you in the decision making process of formulating a research question.