Literature review of biotechnology research in health and agriculture using QDA Miner and WordStat

Why do many people embrace biotech research into healthcare in the search for new treatments for disease but the same people are opposed to biotech research into agriculture to develop crops that provide greater yields and are more resistant to disease? That is one of the questions being asked by Dante Israel Leon de la O as part of his PhD thesis at Cinvestav, Mexico City. Dante has a Masters in Bioengineering and Biotechnology and an undergraduate degree in biochemical engineering. Cinvestav, Mexico City is a Mexican research institute with nine...

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Geocoding with QDA Miner 5.0

    So, you’ve done lots of research in either academia or business. You’ve combed through databases and found important references from many different cities, states and countries. You’ve gotten people to respond to  online surveys. You’ve scoured social media and RSS feeds to find comments and trends related to your latest product launch or research project. You’re coding and analyzing direct customer feedback that you received through the customer service section of your website or in your email box. All of this information is providing...

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Directly importing emails for analysis with QDA Miner 5 Qualitative Data Analysis

  Almost everyone has it and almost everyone uses it, almost every day. Some of us are better at it than others.  There is no doubt email is a vital document of record in the 21st century. The information we can collect from email is enormous. Email trails can be used to solve crimes, track political discussions, highlight social trends, show how different players reacted in a large business transaction, or as a digital version of old fashion letter writing between family members, lovers, colleagues and so on. Email is also a cost effective...

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QDA Miner 5 Going Social: Directly Import and Monitor Twitter and RSS Feeds

Psst! What are they saying about you? What are they writing about you? What is the latest research in your field? Today, if you want answers, places you need to include in your search are social media such as Twitter and RSS feeds that include news services, publishers, websites, blogs and so on. These media channels are a gold mine for researchers of all stripes. They provide information on your company, your products, your competitors, your industry, political discourse, social commentary, current events or literally information on anything from...

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