This tag already has 23 questions using it, and from the list
it is clear that the usage is essentially random,
with no coherent unifying themes.
The only noticeable exception is that a substantial
fraction of the questions are about journals
and mathematical writing.
But there are much more suitable tags for these topics.
I support the deletion of this ...
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Suggestion: Burninate the tag research (rather than remove it manually).
Burnination means that the tag is removed from all questions without any bumping. (Pointers to more detailed information about burnination can be found in the tag-info on Meta Stack Exchange. I have also included a short explanation concerning burnination and also some other terminology ...
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