5 Disadvantages of research

Research is the science and systematic way for searching in-depth information about certain geographical or social phenomena to reach a conclusion

The following are disadvantages of research

  • it consumes a lot of time hence the researcher can not do other things

  • it is expensive to conduct research since sometimes it needs funds to hire research assistant, money for transportation, and money to print and distribute the questionnaire
  • some findings may be useless and confusing to the community
  • the researcher may concentrate on a single problem leaving many other problems unsolved for example attention on HIV/AIDS ignoring education
  • research is confined only to intellectuals thus making it inapplicable in illiterate societies’