Fumbling Research
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  Lakehead Core 2002

My intent in this session is to expose you to the serendipitous in research. Many interesting advances in the various fields of knowledge have come by way of accident. Fumbling and stumbling researchers, and what they found, and why they found it.

Yet, there is a need for rigor and I will ask you to read two small articles arguing for rigor.

Then we'll have group discussions (divided into your three streams) on maintaining this balance between rigor and "chaos."

Readings: Will be supplied a couple of days prior to the presentation.