Definition of Researcher

1. Noun. A scientist who devotes himself to doing research.

Exact synonyms: Investigator, Research Worker
Specialized synonyms: Experimenter, Boffin, Fieldworker, Post Doc, Postdoc
Generic synonyms: Scientist
Derivative terms: Investigate, Research, Research

Definition of Researcher

1. n. One who researches.

Definition of Researcher

1. Noun. One who researches. ¹

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Definition of Researcher

1. searcher [n -S] - See also: searcher

Lexicographical Neighbors of Researcher

research effort
research facility
research lab
research laboratory
research octane number
research paper
research papers
research personnel
research project
research rocket
research staff
research support
research worker
researcher (current term)

Literary usage of Researcher

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Basic Concepts in the Methodology of the Social Sciences by Johann Mouton, H. C. Marais (1988)
"researcher effects are those negative consequences (relating to validity) that are directly attributable to the researcher. Similarly, measuring instrument ..."

2. Involving the Community: A Guide to Participatory Development Communication by Guy Bessette (2004)
"Reflect on your role as a researcher or development practitioner interacting with local ... As the researcher working with a community or as a development ..."

3. Researching Violently Divided Societies: Ethical and Methodological Issues by Marie Smyth, Gillian Robinson, INCORE. (2001)
"The concerns of the chapter are outlined in four parts, namely » practical problems, • the dilemmas and problems of studying identities, • researcher ..."

4. University Education in Denmark by OECD Staff (2005)
"International researcher mobility Recurring survey results show that approximately 10% of PhDs have gone abroad within 18 months of earning their degree. ..."

5. Qualitative Research for Tobacco Control: A How-to Introductory Manual for by Alison Mathie, Anne Camozzi (2005)
"What about the bias of the researcher in qualitative research? It is difficult to have value neutrality or lack of bias in qualitative research. ..."

6. Alternative Medicine: Expanding Medical Horizons by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"... Wayne B. Jonas, MD, Richard Pavek, and Linda Silversmith, Ph.D. The guidelines in this appendix are provided to assist the alternative researcher. ..."

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