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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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Then the instructor addressed the topics through mini-lessons and presenting the latest research and theories on best practices in that field and the modeling best practices.
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Then the market research team will help the commercial or research and development (R&D) sides setup the methodology, select vendors, track study and provide the findings, implications and recommendations to those who commissioned the research.
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Edwards and other advocates of embryonic stem-cell research grossly overstate the claimed benefits and, in general, misrepresent the facts.
This award is presented annually by the Research and Development Council of New Jersey.
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