researcher


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re·search

 (rĭ-sûrch′, rē′sûrch′)
n.
1. Careful study of a given subject, field, or problem, undertaken to discover facts or principles.
2. An act or period of such study: her researches of medieval parish records.
v. re·searched, re·search·ing, re·search·es
v.intr.
To engage in or perform research.
v.tr.
1. To study (something) thoroughly so as to present in a detailed, accurate manner: researching the effects of acid rain.
2. To do research for: research a magazine article.

[Obsolete French recerche, from recercher, to search closely, from Old French : re-, re- + cerchier, to search; see search.]

re·search′a·ble adj.
re·search′er, re·search′ist n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.researcher - a scientist who devotes himself to doing researchresearcher - a scientist who devotes himself to doing research
experimenter - a research worker who conducts experiments
boffin - (British slang) a scientist or technician engaged in military research
fieldworker - a researcher who works in the field
post doc, postdoc - a scholar or researcher who is involved in academic study beyond the level of a doctoral degree
scientist - a person with advanced knowledge of one or more sciences
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researcher

noun
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Translations
باحِث
badatelvýzkumník
forsker
rannsóknarmaîur
výskumník
araştırmacı

researcher

[rɪˈsɜːtʃəʳ] Ninvestigador(a) m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

researcher

[rɪˈsɜːrtʃər] nchercheur/euse m/fresearch fellow nchercheur/euse m/f attaché(e) à l'universitéresearch fellowship nposte m de chercheur/euse attaché(e) à l'universitéresearch laboratory nlaboratoire m de recherche, laboratoire m de recherchesresearch scientist nchercheur/euse m/fresearch student nétudiant(e) chercheur/euse m/fresearch work nrecherches fpl
his research work since 1985 → ses recherches depuis 1985
What attracted you to research work? → Qu'est-ce qui vous a attiré vers la recherche?research worker nchercheur/euse m/f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

researcher

nForscher(in) m(f)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

researcher

[rɪˈsɜːtʃəʳ] nricercatore/trice
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

research

(riˈsəːtʃ) , ((especially American) ˈri:sə:(r)tʃ) noun
a close and careful study to find out (new) facts or information. He is engaged in cancer research; His researches resulted in some amazing discoveries; (also adjective) a research student.
(riˈsəː(r)tʃ) verb
to carry out such a study. He's researching (into) Thai poetry.
reˈsearcher (riˈsəːtʃə) , ((American also) ˈri:sə:rtʃər) noun
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A smooth grassy slope, bounded, at the upper end, by venerable ruins half buried in ivy, at the lower, by a stream seen through arching trees--a dozen gaily-dressed people, seated in little groups here and there--some open hampers--the debris of a picnic--such were the Facts accumulated by the Scientific Researcher. And now, what deep, far-reaching Theory was he to construct from them?
The Researcher looked round him once more: and now the Facts accumulated in such bewildering profusion, that the Theory was lost among them.
This research study is divided into two parts: Introduction (the problem statement, the purpose statement, the research questions, definition of terms), and Procedures (using a case study in research, the role of the researcher, data collection procedures, methods for verification, outcome of the study and relation to theory and the literature).
A study's internal validity is dependent on the extent to which the researcher succeeds at these tasks.
The researcher's view A randomized field trial is an experimental research design used to estimate the effect of an intervention or "treatment" (e.g., a math program) on a particular outcome (e.g., math achievement).
Germany's pioneering researcher Magnus Hirschfeld writes that being gay or lesbian is biologically determined.
Ryosuke Takahashi, Chair of Neurology and Clinical Research at Kyoto University and a leading researcher in motor neurodegeneration, also commented on his colleagues' findings.
Of the many ingredients to writing a "winning proposal" prescribed by NSERC, critical constructive review by an experienced researcher seems to be the one most frequently overlooked.
Thanes, a Brookhaven National Laboratory researcher, trained rats to regularly take alcohol, then introduced additional D2 receptors into their brains.
Based on this guidance, it is possible for certain contract research payments to be deemed qualified research expenditures for the contractor/funder, researcher, neither or both.
In the early days, if a researcher could demonstrate a new and innovative way to digitize content, that researcher's project was considered a success almost regardless of the outcome.
In a 1996 study, researchers found that adolescents, especially those who were younger, expected to be helped if they reported to an adult researcher that they were the victim of abuse.

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