Understanding science and research

This article is part of an ongoing series of articles on evidence-based knowledge management.

Scientific research published in academic journals is one of the four sources of evidence in evidence-based practice. But, as we’ve previously advised, to effectively use scientific literature in your decision-making you need to be able to search for appropriate studies and judge their trustworthiness and relevance.

The This is research series from The Conversation can assist with the development of this capability. In the series, academics share and discuss open access articles that reveal important aspects of science.

Articles in the series so far include:

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Originally published at RealKM.