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Verbs - Personal or impersonal - Third person

Here, you avoid using I or we, by using the '3rd person' i.e.:
one
he/she
they
type of person e.g. economists, scientists.

Examples

The following is personal.
I identified a number of factors affecting the integration of disabled children into mainstream schools.

If the impersonal is needed, you would rewrite the above as if you (who carried out the research) were somebody else (a 3rd person). This version is 3rd person.
The researcher identified a number of factors affecting the integration of disabled children into mainstream schools.

The following is personal.
When carrying out interviews, I try not to 'lead' the interviewee.

This version is 3rd person.
When carrying out interviews, one tries not to 'lead' the interviewee.

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