Research paper

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Research paper may refer to:

  • Academic paper (also called scholarly paper), which is in academic journals and contains original research results or reviews existing results or show a totally new invention.
  • Position paper, an essay that represents the author's opinion.
  • Term paper, written by high school or college students.
  • Thesis or dissertation, a document submitted in support of a candidature for a degree or professional qualification, presenting the author's research and findings.

See also[edit]

  • Academic publishing, the sub-field of publishing which distributes academic research and scholarship.
  • Academic writing, which is any writing assignment given in an academic setting.
  • Scientific writing, which reports original, empirical and theoretical work within a scientific field.