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TRiCC Research Dictionary

Do YOU know the meaning of these research terms? They could be 'tricc-y'! Click the arrow for the definition. Good luck!


A study, experiment or other type of investigation to find answers to a question. Have a look through examples of the research work we do at TRiCC


People who conduct research


Information that is discovered during research

Scientific Journal

A journal that publishes articles about scientific research either in a book or online

Research Conference

A formal get-together where people talk (or "confer") about their research and share ideas


The people who provide information to researchers during a study, experiment or other type of investigation