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Secondary Research


Secondary Research generally reviews current research literature from well-researched in professional journals. Unlike primary research, secondary research's aim is to thoroughly describe (from a variety of academic viewpoints) an issue or problem that has been well-documented in professional literature. All academic disciplines lend themselves to secondary research. The greatest hurdle in secondary research is the vast amount of professional literature already written about the issue or problem. To assist BIS students with secondary research, Stewart Library bibliographers are available to help guide students with the most current and relevant literature for the issue or problem under investigation . Secondary research Capstone Reports typically are between 35 to 45 pages in length. Remember that all three academic disciplines must be thoroughly addressed in the Capstone Project. More secondary research information

Secondary Research Capstone Project Examples


Health Promotion, Nutrition, Health Sciences
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Insulin Resistance, Infertility, and Treatment
Tricia Atkinson

International Politics, History, Spanish
The Importance of Cuban Refugee Relocation in the United States
Lauren Mecham

Ethnic Studies, Social Work, Pyschology
Changing Attitudes about Harm Reduction
Jennifer Murphy

Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Psychology
Identifying, Preventing & Prosecuting White-Collar Crime
Brady Baxter

Exercise Science, Nutrition, Health Promotion
Childhood Obesity and Academic Performance
Ian Dennis

Nutrition, Geography, Health Promotion
Sustainable Food Production & Diet: An Integrated Disciplinary Consideration

Final, Power Point
Jenny McCann