Drawing sound conclusions from your research

1. Don't "overreach" your data: do not draw conclusions that go way beyond the type of data you gathered).

2. Do not draw causal conclusions from correlational data.

drawing conclusions


An excellent powerpoint on the difference between results and discussion (drawing conclusions from results) sections (University of Vermont)

The importance of drawing sound conclusions regardless of your findings

Drawing conclusions in an iterative process with qualitative research methods

The debate about drawing causal conclusions based on qualitative data in ResearchGate

Conclusion drawing and verification of qualitative data from the NSF