- Make sure the research question is relevant and addresses a gap in current knowledge or understanding.
- Keep the research question narrow and focused, rather than attempting to answer too broad of a question.
- Use clear and specific language to avoid ambiguity or confusion.
- Avoid using jargon or technical terms unless they are necessary for the research question.
- Consider the feasibility of the research question, including the availability of data and resources.
- Use appropriate research methods to answer the research question, such as qualitative or quantitative methods.
Drew, P. (2019). How to write a research question. The University of Edinburgh. Retrieved from https://www.ed.ac.uk/information-services/library-museum-gallery/learning-teaching/learning-advice/writing/research-questions