Good research projects and papers start with well-defined topic. However, getting to a well-defined topic requires some exploration on the part of you: the researcher.
One way to learn about your topic is by consulting background information.
Some good sources of background information are:
Taking the time to get a broad overview and understanding of your topic will make the entire research process go more smoothly.
Once you've done some background research and have a good understanding of your topic, it is important to narrow down your topic to suit the length of your paper.
Here are few ways you might refine and focus your topic: