Center for Social Research

CSR Services

Research Design and Project Management

  • Planning and meeting participation: We'll help you focus on what you really want to know and how to get there
  • Expertise in a wide variety of social-scientific methods
  • Data management and logistical planning
  • Project scheduling and cost estimation with Microsoft Project and QuickBase
  • Proposal writing

Survey Research

  • Online surveys with Inquisite
  • Hybrid mail-and online surveys
  • Face-to-face interviews

Qualitative Research Support

  • Transcription of interviews and focus groups
  • NVivo content-analysis software available

Project Logistical Support

  • Mailing and mail receiving
  • Supply ordering
  • Filing and organization

Data Preparation and Analysis

  • Database design
  • Custom database-driven web applications with PHP/MySQL, QuickBase and other platforms
  • Statistical modeling, including advanced models with SPSS, Stata and other packages
  • GIS data mapping and analysis with ArcGIS, Google Earth, GeoDA and others

Presentation

  • Report writing and support
  • Charts and graphics
  • Public Speaking and Meeting Leadership

Project Accounting

  • Support for Faculty Projects
  • Estimation and Invoicing
  • Time Tracking
  • Background Materials and Advising on Grant Proposals