It is important to remember that a research proposal is a provisional rather than a definitive document.
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(Suggested Word Count: 750-1,000) Provide a statement of your research question/aim, ideally in the form of a central over-arching question/aim and two or three sub-questions/aims.
Your research questions/aims can appear in any form, and certainly do not need to be expressed in the form of testable hypotheses.