Is university research a guarantee for accuracy of theory?

How do you know if research is valid or reliable?

8 ways to determine the credibility of research reports

  1. Why was the study undertaken? …
  2. Who conducted the study? …
  3. Who funded the research? …
  4. How was the data collected? …
  5. Is the sample size and response rate sufficient? …
  6. Does the research make use of secondary data? …
  7. Does the research measure what it claims to measure?

Which is the best source of information in research?

Scholarly/Academic Journals are best for:

  • Recent research on a topic.
  • Focused, peer-reviewed articles written by experts.
  • Data, statistics, charts, and graphs.
  • Bibliographies of other sources.