“How to Read a Scientific Article,” by Mary Purugganan, PhD, and Jan Hewitt, PhD, Rice University
Robert Siegel, PhD. “ReadingScientific Papers,” Stanford University
What is a research gap?
When there is a gap in the research itself, there will also naturally be a gap in the literature. A research gap is defined as a topic or area for which missing or inadequate information limits the ability of reviewers to reach a conclusion for a given question.
How to Find a Gap in Research?
…has/have not been… (studied / reported / elucidated)
…the key question is/remains…
…it is important to address…
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