4.6  Conclusions/Implications

4.6.1 Summary

Summarize what was learned and how it can be applied (think about the practical applications in today’s and/or tomorrow’s world)

4.6.2 Analysis

Analyze possible future research directions in the field drawing on the work of the thesis

4.6.3 Questions to Consider

Q1: What is the strongest and most important statement that you can make from your observations?
Q2: Did you refer back to the initial problem that posed?
Q3: Did you describe the conclusions that you reached from carrying out this investigation?
Q4: Did you summarize new observations, new interpretations, and new insights that have resulted from your research?
Q5: Did you include the broader implications of your results; that is, how your research could have a greater, expanded impact?

4.6.4 Caveat

Avoid repeating your abstract, introduction, or discussion word-for-word

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