Elections and voting rights research paper topics

Elections and voting rights provide many good research paper topics. Just a few are political campaign strategies for modern times, the definition of gerrymandering and its effects on democracy, and a history of voting rights.

The first “gerrymandered” voting district looks like a salamander. (Credit: Wikimedia Commons)

The first “gerrymandered” voting district looks like a salamander. (Credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Evolution of campaigning

One topic you can write about elections is the quickly changing environment of campaigning and ways to gauge the voting public just over the past few years. Read more

Comparative advertising is a good argumentative research paper topic

Are you searching for a good argumentative research paper topic? Well, I’d argue that comparative advertising may be your last, best hope.

Dunkin Donuts versus Starbucks is a great example of comparative advertising. (Credit: Brand Synario)

Dunkin Donuts versus Starbucks is a great example of comparative advertising. (Credit: Brand Synario)

Advertising is the most important and most effective way manufacturers or service providers can get their message out to the public, in other words, to the consumer. The only way consumers will know about a product is through the company’s advertising. Read more

Anthropology news for your research paper

There is always new research being done in the vast field of anthropology and many resources for learning more about it.

Anthropology offers many fascinating research topic ideas. (Credit: anthropology-news.org)

Anthropology offers many fascinating research topic ideas. (Credit: anthropology-news.org)

Here are some recent discoveries and research in cultural anthropology that might make good research paper topics. Read more

Explore the Big Bang and cosmos for your next research paper

If you have access to the Science Channel on Wednesday nights then lucky you. You can watch the science series that goes where you never thought to go before – beneath the surface of alien worlds and the Big Bang.

"Strip the Cosmos" discusses the Big Bang, galaxies and more. (Credit: r.ddmcdn.com)

“Strip the Cosmos” discusses the Big Bang, galaxies and more. (Credit: r.ddmcdn.com)

I refer to Strip the Cosmos where the technology of computer-generated imagery (CGI) animation strips planets, black holes and entire galaxies into layers in order to solve the origin of the universe and other compelling mysteries. Along the way you’ll meet the scientists and engineers who explore, interpret and predict our place in the universe. Read more

Research healthcare issues for your next term paper

The doctor patient relationship used to be sacred, but can we still say that? The latest news about healthcare issues centers around whether or not the advice that TV doctors, such as Doctor Oz, is good or even factual, while others are reporting on the cyber security of our healthcare information.

Healthcare questions have been raised over the factual accuracy of Doctor Oz's advice. (Credit: TV.com)

Healthcare questions have been raised over the factual accuracy of Doctor Oz’s advice. (Credit: TV.com)

Still other news outlets are asking if patients themselves are being honest with medical professionals. Are you honest with your doctor, and are there ramifications if you aren’t? Read more

Discuss politics and pigs in your next research paper

Republican New Jersey governor Chris Christie recently vetoed an animal rights bill that would prohibit the use of gestation crates for factory farmed pigs.

Gestation crates are heavily debated in politics. (Credit: Karolin, animal activist)

Gestation crates are heavily debated in politics. (Credit: Karolin, animal activist)

The veto made political news because Christie has presidential ambitions, and Iowa, the state with the first presidential caucus for the 2016 election, is a major pork producer. A good research paper topic may be to discuss politics and political decisions. Read more

Ethical communication should be a required research paper topic

There are many debates on what exactly is ethical communication. Although there is no a single explanation, there are three main philosophical points of view that are applied in communication: the ethical egoism, utilitarianism and the categorical imperative.

Ethical communication offers many topics to debate on. (Credit: comminit.com)

Ethical communication offers many topics to debate on. (Credit: comminit.com)

Communication is the process of transferring information. It can be verbal, nonverbal, visual, oral or written. The common model of communication has six components: sender, encoder, medium, decoder, receiver and message. Read more

Religion and society research paper ideas

Possible research paper ideas for religion and society abound. Ideas range from creation myths of the religions of the world to women pastors and women clergy. You’ll be challenged to settle on just one idea for your next research paper.

There is a wide variety of content available to cover for your religion research paper. (Credit: The Vermillion)

There is a wide variety of content available to cover for your religion research paper. (Credit: The Vermillion)

Look at the news stories and you’ll see the ongoing debate within Christianity about what is creationism and intelligent design. Fortunately there are plenty of resources to help you research and write your paper. Read more

How to cover the NHL mumps outbreak for your health research paper

Sidney Crosby has joined 13 of his fellow National Hockey League members in an unusual new club: They are all victims of the latest mumps outbreak.

Sidney Crosby is one of 13 NHL players who have fallen victim to the mumps. (Credit: Bruce Bennett, Getty Images)

Sidney Crosby is one of 13 NHL players who have fallen victim to the mumps. (Credit: Bruce Bennett, Getty Images)

Vaccines and immunizations have already been in the news of late due to recent measles outbreaks around the country, but the Pittsburgh Penguins player had received his mumps immunization, as well as a recent booster shot, so he was perceived as low risk. Consider covering the recent mumps outbreak in the NHL for your next research paper in health and medicine, primarily on immunizations. Read more

Announcing our Questia Tagline Competition winners!

This fall we ran a contest asking you to submit your ideas for the perfect Questia tagline. We wanted to find out what you think embodies our brand and all that we have to offer. Thank you to everyone for submitting your tagline ideas!

With over 200 submissions, you made it very difficult for the judges to select a winner! We are delighted to announce the five winners of the Questia Tagline Competition. Read more