The influence of David Bowie as your research topic

Ziggy Stardust. The Thin White Duke. Major Tom. Aladdin Sane. Jareth the Goblin King. Whichever persona you identify the most with the late David Bowie, the musician not only transformed rock music, but he also was a master of reinvention, continually transforming himself.

Learn more about the late David Bowie here. (Credit: Roger Ebert)

Learn more about the late David Bowie here. (Credit: Roger Ebert)

David Bowie shed personas and displayed a gender fluidity that was groundbreaking, just one of the many fascinating areas to explore in a research paper on his influence. Read more

Fraudulent research papers in scientific journals

I know how daunting it is to scour research databases and libraries looking for good research articles in business or scientific journals from which to write your term paper.

Don't be fooled by fraudulent journals when conducting research. (Credit: FoxNews.com)

Don’t be fooled by fraudulent journals when conducting research. (Credit: FoxNews.com)

I always consulted the research librarian who seemed to know just what I was looking for. To add to the stress is the increasing prevalence of fraudulent articles. Here are some famous cases of fraud and how to detect fraudulent research. Read more

Research paper topics: The China landslide and natural disasters

A landslide toppled 33 buildings in the city of Shenzhen, China, just before noon on Sunday, December 20, 2015. Landslides are a deadly natural disaster, and while it’s possible to predict them using modern technology, in practice, the damage is almost impossible to fully avoid.

Rescuers search for survivors of the China landslide. (Credit: Color China Photo/AP)

Rescuers search for survivors of the China landslide. (Credit: Color China Photo/AP)

If you are looking for research paper topics for your environmental studies or disaster management courses, consider looking at the China landslide, comparing the deadliest landslides, or looking into the technologies that might be used to predict them. Read more

Research paper: COP21 climate talks in Paris

Good research paper topics are the current negotiations at the climate talks going on in Paris. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is an international environmental treaty to discuss the effects of global warming and to stabilize emissions of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere that leads to global climate change.

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Learn more about the current climate talks here. (Credit: diplomatie.gouv.fr)

The Conference of the Parties (COP) is the association of countries that participate in the convention. COP21 is the twenty-first conference addressing climate change and carbon emission taking place in Paris in November/December 2015. Read more

Science education research paper topics

Science education in the United States is still lagging behind other First World countries. Many people have suggested new teaching methods and strategies to encourage students to pursue and enjoy studying STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) subjects.

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Learn more about science education here. (Credit: Mashable)

Here are some interesting research paper topics on science education for teaching STEM fields. Read more

Women in technology gender gap as your research topic

The gender gap in STEM careers is a popular topic of conversation these days. While we know there’s a lack of diversity in science, we still haven’t worked out what to do about it, which leaves the door open to a whole host of research paper topics about the issue of women in technology and ways to resolve it.

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Learn more about women in technology. (Credit: Skilled Up.com)

A new documentary, CODEGIRL, focuses on encouraging more girls to go into careers in technology. Read more

Research paper topics on the future of space exploration

Space exploration began with John F. Kennedy’s urging for America to put a man on the moon in 1961. Thirty-nine years later, the International Space Station went into orbit, and with it, the goal of continuous human habitation in space.

Find out more about space exploration for your research paper. (Credit: NASA)

Find out more about space exploration for your research paper. (Credit: NASA)

The next series of NASA missions may see astronauts going to Mars. The past 54 years have been rich with research paper topics on the human exploration of space; what will the next half a century hold? Read more

Explore climate change and capitalism link for your research paper

Is there a link between capitalism and climate change? Author Naomi Klein addressed that question in the film, This Changes Everything, which is based on her book of the same name. According to most experts, the industrial nations produce the emissions that produce the greenhouse effect and rising sea levels yet it’s the third world countries that are most impacted.

Do you think there's a link between capitalism and climate change? (Credit: Reuters)

Do you think there’s a link between capitalism and climate change? (Credit: Reuters)

Can this be changed? Perhaps opinions are already changing as we see 2015 slated to be the hottest year on record. Find out for yourself when you decide to tackle climate change for your next research paper. Read more

Research topics: Global warming in the Middle East

Research paper topics about the effects of global warming abound. The latest climate change news is focused on heat waves—particularly how super high temperatures will affect the deserts in the Middle East in the years to come.

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Learn more about how global warming is affecting the Middle East. (Credit: Ghoneim)

Read on for more information on global warming for your next environmental studies or economics research paper. Read more

U.S.-China relations over cyber espionage: Research paper topics

While talk of a renewed Cold War has reemerged with some of Russia’s latest actions, spy craft has definitely changed from its old school days. Today cyber espionage is a big concern for countries. U.S.-China relations have especially been influenced by the actions of Chinese hackers, who may or may not be working directly for their government.

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Learn more about cyber espionage here. (Credit: YouTube)

In this burgeoning area of diplomacy and intrigue, there lie many research paper topics to consider in terms of political science, computer science, history and ethics, among others. Read more