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Support for Your Research

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Are you a researcher and need help creating survey questions or analyzing data? OIT offers customized assistance to faculty, graduate students, and others on advanced statistical methods, qualitative research, survey methodology, and GIS work. OIT staff spend more than 3,500 hours yearly consulting on projects that have a direct impact on academic research activities at the university. 
Students, faculty, and staff may request up to 15 hours of support per semester via Zoom consultations in these areas at no additional cost: 

  • Advanced statistical analyses and quantitative research methodologies 
  • Biostatistics and experimental design 
  • Qualitative research design and analysis 
  • Geocoding and geo-visualization for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) 
  • Technical support and training for research design, including software questions in SAS, SPSS, Stata, R, NVivo, QDA Miner, and ArcGIS among others. 
  • Web survey design using Qualtrics 

If you wish to make an appointment, or need help installing statistical software, contact the OIT HelpDesk online service portal or by phone at 865-974-9900 to set up a one-on-one consultation with one of our staff.