Pesquisa Odontológica Brasileira
Print version ISSN 1517-7491
CLARK, Otávio Augusto Câmara and CASTRO, Aldemar Araujo. Research. Pesqui. Odontol. Bras. [online]. 2003, vol.17, suppl.1, pp. 67-69. ISSN 1517-7491. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1517-74912003000500011.
This text presents a reflection on the chief steps involved in experimental execution, and approaches sequentially the following aspects: a) what is research?, b) why carry out a research?, c) how can a research be useful in the future?, d) what are the stages involved in a research?, and e) who should be considered authors of a research? Finally, this article mentions the importance of results analysis and the relevance of the obtained results to the community.
Keywords : Research; Ethics [research].