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Linking theory and evidence: How to formulate theory from evidence?

Evidence and theory are interlinked. Evidence is always guided by theory and it’s used to generate theory in return. Theory tells us where to look and how to interpret what we are finding. It gives us a language to bring together our ideas and explain them to others.

But formulating theory from evidence can be challenging. Here we offer some resources that can help you make these links.

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