Profession thanatology researcher
Thanatology researchers study death and the dying in a variety of scientific fields such as psychology, sociology, physiology and anthropology. They contribute to the growth of knowledge on aspects of death such as the psychological phenomena the dying and those around them are experiencing.
- Investigative / Artistic
- Investigative / Realistic
The study of development and behaviour of human beings.
- Scientific research methodology
The theoretical methodology used in scientific research involving doing background research, constructing an hypothesis, testing it, analysing data and concluding the results.
The group behaviour and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.
The human behaviour and performance with individual differences in ability, personality, interests, learning, and motivation.
The interdisciplinary study of death and the dying.
- Perform scientific research
Gain, correct or improve knowledge about phenomena by using scientific methods and techniques, based on empirical or measurable observations.
- Identify research topics
Determine issues on social, economic or political level in order to explore them and to do research on them.
- Write scientific papers
Present the hypothesis, findings, and conclusions of your scientific research in your field of expertise in a professional publication.
- Develop scientific theories
Formulate scientific theories based on empirical observations, gathered data and theories of other scientists.
- Gather data
Extract exportable data from multiple sources.
- Identify purpose of analysis
Identify the customer's needs and select the appropriate analysis methods that will fit a specific purpose, such as quality assurance, process development or improvement, production, and scientific research.
- Apply scientific methods
Apply scientific methods and techniques to investigate phenomena, by acquiring new knowledge or correcting and integrating previous knowledge.