One of the most challenging parts of writing a research paper is also the first task after you receive the assignment: selecting a good topic. It is always a good idea to choose a topic that engages your reader and connects with both current research and trending issues.
One hot political and cultural topic is immigration and naturalization. Investigate how the Latinx population has grown in the United States, including the role and influence of Latinx Americans in American society and politics.
Although the race for space that epitomized the Cold War ended, humans continue to look to the sky as technology develops and changes. Examine the history of space exploration and investigate the possibility of space travel in the future.
Dependence on non-renewable energy sources impacts the entire planet. Explore the history of alternative energy sources and the potential for new developments in this technology. Are alternative energy options sufficient to provide for the energy needs of the world's population?
With a world population of around 6 billion, waste disposal is a paramount concern. Research the methods used for waste disposal and recycling and evaluate their efficiency. Are there innovative waste disposal technologies poised to meet these challenges?
After World War II, the United States experienced an increase in its ability to influence other countries around the world. This included public involvement in conflicts as well as behind the scene activities in many nations. Consider the role the United States has played in other nations and whether or not the United States imposed democracy on other countries.
Political Environment in the Middle East
The Middle East has a long history of turmoil, including changes in political leadership and relationship between neighboring nations. Examine the history and development of nations in the region and how they interact. Note possible solutions for peace in the Middle East.
The Impact of Globalization on Religion
With the influence of technology, the world is interconnected in a totally new way. Decisions made in one nation impact people halfway around the world. Consider how this "smaller world" influences religion and its practices.
The Impact of U.N. Policies on the Environment
Humans impact the environment and the health of the planet in both constructive and destructive ways. One attempt at constructive intervention is the creation and implementation of policies to address global environmental issues. Examine how the environmental policies of the United Nations have impacted human behavior.
Marketing and Media Influence on Teens
Media is a very powerful tool that influences thoughts and beliefs. Marketing uses media channels to influence the choices people make and the products they buy. Investigate how marketing and the increase in media consumption specifically impacts young people.
Bar Code Implants
The implementation of bar code implants for identification addresses the problems of stolen social security numbers and identity theft. However, body implants for the purpose of identification are a controversial alternative. Discuss both sides of this issue and describe the technology involved.
About the Author
Sharon Bernhardt has done translation, writing and editing for GO Magazine and Dreamlight Television Studios. She has also written Sunday school curriculum for more than seven years and has been published in the Church of God Missions Magazine and their annual testimonies booklet. She graduated with a degree in secondary education in 1997.