Steps in Writing a Research Paper A series of steps, starting with developing a research question and working thesis, will lead you through writing a research paper. As you move through these steps and actually create the research paper, you may find that you can't move through all of them in chronological order, and that's o. k. A research paper is a piece of academic writing based on its authors original research on a particular topic, and the analysis and interpretation of the research findings.
It can be either a term paper, a masters thesis or a doctoral dissertation. Jan 08, 2011 Got a big research paper to write? Properly researching your paper can seem like a mammoth task, but it's not nearly as daunting if you break it down into steps.
Read on to find out how to prepare your research paper with the minimum amount of fuss and the maximum amount of impact. HOW TO WRITE AN EFFECTIVE RESEARCH PAPER Getting ready with data First draft Structure of a scientific paper Selecting a journal Submission