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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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The Center for School Counseling Outcome Research (CSCOR) was founded in January 2003 to provide leadership in promoting quality school counseling research and to give practicing school counselors ready access to relevant research in order for them to make effective program decisions.
Elanco Global Market Research Manager Cynthia Sanchez says market research is best used in different periods of product development and commercialization.
Revisions were made to the document reflecting the comments received, and the updated plan was presented to the NIEHS National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council at its February 2006 meeting (this group advises the NIEHS on research issues and programmatic content).
Examining the statutory language, it appears that any payment made to an energy research consortium qualifies for the new credit, regardless of whether that payment is used by the consortium to fund research satisfying the existing Sec.
"The nature of a lot of research has become complicated enough [that] it's unlikely that one person could have all of the specialties" said Dr.
Greg Ross is NOSM's associate dean responsible for research. About a year ago, he says, the Northern Ontario Biotechnology Initiative (NOBI) commissioned a report on regional opportunities to move NOSM research forward.
This is the part of consumer research where it is very useful to have an outside partner with expertise in consumer profiling and research.
Unlike adult and umbilical cord blood stem cells, which have more restricted cell destinies, embryonic stem cells offer the most versatility and have the most potential for research. The insights into development processes and disorders that ES cell research would provide would be profoundly beneficial.
While there is no single formula for working with universities to tap research, HP is among those leading firms that have crafted an approach, using sponsorship of grants, fellowships, research projects and "pie-in-the-sky" theoretical research to tip the research curve.
But they are also almost uniformly suspicious of scientifically based research and scientifically based assessments as the means for dealing with these large problems of unequal achievement.
Students were required to select at least 15 research-oriented journal articles to support their research paper and write the paper in APA format.
In 2001, the university launched the National Human Genome Center as a research site for the genetic study of diseases that are prevalent in African Americans and the African diaspora, as well as other people of color.