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.

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

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.

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

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

Pharmaceutical industry research paper topics

Science news articles have been reporting on the pharmaceutical industry and the high cost of prescription drugs.

Discuss one of our topic ideas on pharmaceutical drugs. (Credit: Financial Tribune)

Discuss one of our topic ideas on pharmaceutical drugs. (Credit: Financial Tribune)

Some good research paper topics are to discuss new technological developments from the drug companies, and pro and con debates about the rise in drug costs. Read more

Research paper: Life on Mars and the challenge of space exploration

The question of life on Mars goes back more than a century to 1877 when an Italian astronomer, Giovanni Schiaparelli, drew maps and conclusions about the planet and its inhabitants. As time passed and telescopes improved, we learned that Mars is less than the Eden it was thought to be.

Learn more about Mars and space exploration here. (Credit: Twentieth Century Fox)

Learn more about Mars and space exploration here. (Credit: Twentieth Century Fox)

Now in the film The Martian starring Matt Damon, we can learn more about this mysterious planet that has such a fascination for us. If you’re interested in space exploration in all its possibilities, consider exploring Mars for your next research paper. Read more

Science education and STEM topics for your research paper

The fields of science education and STEM (science, technology, engineering & math) provide many interesting research paper topics, from declining enrollment and follow-through in science majors in higher education, to women in science and teachers making science learning fun.

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Learn more about science education and STEM fields. (Credit: Equality Magazines)

For your science and technology or education term paper, consult science articles for current science in the news topics. Read more

Colleges practice environmental sustainability as your research topic

Good research paper topics in the fields of environmentalism or sustainable development is to write about colleges and universities going green. More and more, institutions, faculty and students are all taking initiatives to go green, adopting ways to help the environment, save energy, recycle and discuss green initiatives.

Learn how your college can practice environmental sustainability. (Credit: Goucher College)

Learn how your college can practice environmental sustainability. (Credit: Goucher College)

Consider writing your term paper about ways colleges practice environmental sustainability. Read more

Environmental research topic: EPA behind polluted water spill

A team of EPA workers caused a major spill of polluted water and toxic waste while working on a waste containment project at the Gold King Mine in Colorado. The team’s goal had been to take the polluted water, treat it and ultimately reduce the metal pollution entering into nearby Cement Creek.

The EPA is to blame for the mine waste in Gold King Mine. (Credit: Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)

The EPA is to blame for the mine waste in Gold King Mine. (Credit: Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)

The plug holding back the toxic waste was released, accidentally causing groundwater contamination not only in Cement Creek, but also traveling into the Animas River, a tributary of the San Juan River. For your next research paper in your environmental sciences class, consider discussing the contamination and its impact on the communities affected. Read more

Women and minorities in STEM fields as your research topic

In July 2015, U.S. News hosted a symposium on ways to attract women and minorities to STEM fields in higher education.

Discuss the disparity in STEM fields in your next research paper. (Credit: OnlineUniversities.com)

Discuss the disparity in STEM fields in your next research paper. (Credit: OnlineUniversities.com)

Good research paper topics for a science and technology or engineering class could be to discuss the disparity of women and minorities in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers and ways to encourage more participation. Read more

Take on technology for your next research paper

What does technology mean? The Oxford dictionary defines technology as “application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes, especially in industry.” The advancement of technology has changed every major career path that you are likely to pursue. Whether it’s the use of computers in creating music, genetic engineering in creating new crops or artificial intelligence in computer science and medicine, you’ll find the application of technology.

Learn more about technology for your research paper. (Credit: Forbes.com)

Learn more about technology for your research paper. (Credit: Forbes.com)

Because of its influence on future developments you might want to consider looking at technological innovation in your field of study for your next research paper. Read more

New Horizons Pluto mission to the Kuiper Belt as your research topic

Earthlings will get an up close and personal look at the Pluto system as the New Horizons spacecraft is nearing the end of its 3 billion mile journey to the recently downgraded planet and its moons. The New Horizons probe is the first to travel to the Kuiper Belt where it will take pictures of Pluto and Charon.

Pluto as seen from New Horizons on July 11, 2015. (Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SWRI)

Pluto as seen from New Horizons on July 11, 2015. (Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SWRI)

Interesting research paper topics are: why is Pluto not a planet anymore, the New Horizons’ Pluto mission and the spacecraft’s Pluto images. Read more