Research Process Blog

The Research Process Blog

This blog is focused on demystifying the research process for those students, alumni, and faculty who are interested in getting involved with research or who are actively working on research projects. See below for the latest in the series.

Recent Posts

Reframing Research as Design

Nascent researchers may be daunted by unanticipated setbacks and delays intrinsic to the research process and even te

Meta-Ethnography, Qualitative Research, Mental Illness Stigma, and Healthcare Practitioners: Lessons from the Order of the Golden Dozen


Positive contribution of focus groups to mixed methods research: An example for discussion

Galliott and Graham (2016) used a sequential exploratory mixed method design to investigate career planning within adolescent populations in Australia. This post is an invitation to readers to explore the structure and use of the research method utilized by Galliott and Graham, and deepen the reader’s understanding of both mixed methods designs and the specific use of focus groups within such designs.