The Final step in the research process is to make the findings available to the readers withvaried interests. Some readers may be concerned only with the conclusion arrived at and theyare totally indifferent about the methodology of the study. If readers themselves areresearchers, they wish to study in techniques used in the study and the analysis made toarrived at the conclusions. Some of the readers may be searching for the suggestions offeredfor solving the problems indentified by the researcher. Some others may be interested toknow the sources of information method of collection used in the study.Therefore, the researcher will give a complete and full description about the problem, methodof approaching analysis, findings and conclusions. A clear exposition of a research projectwill greatly help the researcher to clarify his own thinking.
The basic aim of the report is to communicate the objectives of the work done, the proceduresused in sufficient detail so that the work can be reproduced, discussion of results, andconclusions. It should give a list of symbols used, and references that have been cited in thebody of the report. It should have appendices that contain all the details of data, and anexample of calculation of quantities that have been reported in the body of the report but thathad to be obtained from the observations or raw data. Appendices can also contain otherdetails relevant to the report but which would hinder the flow of presentation if they wereincluded in the main body of the report.