Applied Research


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Applied Research

Research conducted for a specific, often commercial, purpose. That is, applied research is the opposite of research for its own sake. One may conduct applied research on how to make a more efficient light bulb; this would contrast with research on how electricity works in an ideal universe. See also: Research and Development.
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Michael Gunderson, Associate Director for the center, believes that there is great potential for the future of applied research.
Regardless of whether we need more of a home for Applied Theatre and Performance research in Canada, or whether the existing international venues fill the void for now, developing a culture of rigorous, scholarly reflection on our various Applied research practices are important to the vitality of Theatre and Performance Studies more generally.
Sustainable conservation practices require grounding in applied research, which in turn is made possible by a knowledge base established through basic research.
Nearon presented a radical proposal to replace our current accounting education model with an alternative system that combines a liberal arts undergraduate degree with a Doctor of Accounting professional degree stressing applied research, similar to the programs offered in medical or law school.
R&D investment has increased an average of 5 percent per year since 1993, applied research expenditures have not kept pace.
The Applied Research Fund was set up by the Hong Kong government to encourage technology ventures that have commercial potential.
The curricula we studied were so riddled with omissions and errors that they were life-threatening,'' said Hunter Cutting, a spokesman for the Applied Research Center.
Today, nearly 80 percent of the federal R&D budget goes to applied research, including technology development (see table).
The Center for Applied Research in Metal Casting under construction at the Univ of Northern Iowa will provide technology transfer services for Midwest foundries and related industries.
Study from State Street's Center for Applied Research Highlights How Investor Behavior is Reshaping Investment Management
10 May 2017 - New Mexico, US-based scientific research and engineering company Applied Research Associates, Inc.
Of the total, $351,694 will enable MaJIC to execute applied research initiatives in collaboration with network partners.
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