This part is important to make the research paper reliable and valid.
Every publication or journal has a set style for reference.
But it should tell what all the research is about and its conclusion.
Introduction: This part of paper describes the issue, the happenings, and any problems needed to study.
So the results should be neatly mentioned in the form of tables, flow charts, diagrams etc. Discussion: This part of the paper tries to convey what the results indicate. Any new questions and doubts rising out of the problem.
And also the cause and solution to the problem for which study was taken up.
The topic chosen should be interesting, preferably a current issue and also problem solving.
Then such research paper will get a lot of attention. i) Talk to your teachers and friends regarding any ideas they give.ii) Also see if any of the topics has been interesting to you from long.iii) Search the web for newspapers, magazines, blogs etc.
I write scientific research papers so the methods used is a must.
But even in other type of paper, the method of data collection is important.