The PSP is designed to give students the opportunity to develop analytical thinking skills and expose students to the process of scientific inquiry, teaching them how to analyze literature, formulate an answerable question, gather data, and go through the methodology of appropriate scholarly investigation. The PSP may encompass a wide variety of disciplines including science, clinical, educational, behavioral health, health services, community, and epidemiological activities.
Types of research which could be conducted
Your scholarly project must answer a hypothesis-based question. This may include contributing to larger projects being conducted by your project advisors. Each student will be asked to clearly define their role in the project proposal. Examples of acceptable types of research for a scholarly project include, but are not limited to:
The books below cover the entire research process, from defining a question to creating a report.