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Positives in negative results: when finding ‘nothing’ means something

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Abstract


  • UNDERSTANDING RESEARCH: What do we actually mean by research and how does it help inform our understanding of things? It’s important to publish all results – both positive and negative – if researchers are to avoid repeating old mistakes. But where is the glory in negative results?

Authors


Publication Date


  • 2014

Citation


  • Matosin, N. & Engel, M. (2014). Positives in negative results: when finding ‘nothing’ means something. The Conversation, (25 September), 1-3.

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3372&context=smhpapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/2354

Number Of Pages


  • 2

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 3

Issue


  • 25 September

Place Of Publication


  • http://theconversation.com/positives-in-negative-results-when-finding-nothing-means-something-26400

Abstract


  • UNDERSTANDING RESEARCH: What do we actually mean by research and how does it help inform our understanding of things? It’s important to publish all results – both positive and negative – if researchers are to avoid repeating old mistakes. But where is the glory in negative results?

Authors


Publication Date


  • 2014

Citation


  • Matosin, N. & Engel, M. (2014). Positives in negative results: when finding ‘nothing’ means something. The Conversation, (25 September), 1-3.

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3372&context=smhpapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/2354

Number Of Pages


  • 2

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 3

Issue


  • 25 September

Place Of Publication


  • http://theconversation.com/positives-in-negative-results-when-finding-nothing-means-something-26400