Step 1: Feasibility

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Before fully setting out your research plan, it’s advisable to conduct a feasibility analysis first to get a realistic picture of your research plan’s chances of success. Are there, for example, sufficient financial resources and staff to enable you to conduct the intended research? Do you have the right kind of facilities? Is the number of human subjects to be recruited feasible? And what is the best design for achieving the study objective(s)?