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Undergraduate Research

This research guide has been created to assist undergraduate students with capstone or other research projects. This guide offers resources to help from selecting a topic through putting on the finishing touches.

Research Design & Methodology Resources

As part of your capstone, you will need to design your research study. The following are some resources that offer descriptions and suggestions for research methods in various disciplines. For specific ideas related to your research, consult with your advisor. 

Bentley University Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Depending on the type of methodology you choose to conduct your primary research, you may have to have your project reviewed and approved by Bentley's Institutional Review Board (commonly shortened to IRB) if it involves human subjects. Consult with your advisor if your project will need IRB approval before proceeding.