Slides i used in a research methodology seminar i gave in 2010 for the interactive art phd at school of arts of the portuguese catholic university, porto, port. Writing the research methodology chapter of a thesis or dissertation, after completing the literature review chapter)can be tricky the purpose of this chapter is to let the readers know that the results are accurate and that you have considered all of the potential variables. Doctoral research is the cornerstone of a phd program in order to write the dissertation, you must complete extensive, detailed research, and there are different types of research for different types of studies—involving very different methodology “the method of research is informed by the.
Chapter 2: methodology phd students are expected to make an original knowledge contribution, and need to justify their research design to convince their audiences including examiners that such contribution is reliable. Research methodology consider that you are exploring the role of epistemology in research and the philosophical assumptions that provide insight into management research you are gaining an understanding of how your own philosophical assumptions can influence your research and even the process of selecting a problem or issue to study in this assignment, assume you. Phd thesis 45 chapter 3 research methodology research methodology phd thesis 46 executing the project through, the pilot survey, a list of 23 project specific risk items were identified and used for the study research answers the questions who, what, where, when and how thus, on the basis of the above.
Chapter 3 of your thesis is given different titles such as 'research design', 'research methods' and so forth here, the title 'research methodology' is used in which you describe in detail how you collected the data to answer your research questions stipulated in chapter 1 - introduction.