Welcome to the Center for Survey Research

The Center for Survey Research is a research unit of the Office of the Vice Provost for Research providing state-of-the-art qualitative and quantitative research services. We partner with academic clients from diverse substantive areas spanning business, education, the social sciences, and the health sciences as well as collaborators in nonprofit organizations, for-profit firms, and the government.

worldofstats_logo.gifaaporTIcharterMember.pngThe CSR provides a full range of one-stop and a la carte services for qualitative and quantitative research from interview guide development and user testing to data collection and analysis. Click here to view a listing of services.

CSR methodologists also train and provide consultation to faculty, staff, and students on research methods and conduct original methodological research in areas including but not limited to measurement error, data collection methods for gathering health data, nonresponse, research technologies and usability, and interviewer effects.

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Conference Rewind: AAPOR and IFD&TC 2015

Presentation materials are now available for those IU researchers (including several from the CSR) who gave an encore performance of their talks from this years' American Association for Public Opinion Research and International Field Directors and Technologies conferences at the Social Science Research Commons in late June.

Mobile Version of NSSE Debuts at AIR Forum

The mobile-optimized version of the National Survey of Student Engagement instrument received glowing reviews at this year's Association for Institutional Research forum after being demonstrated in the group session Optimizing Long Surveys for Smartphones: Why It's Important by Shimon Sarraf and James Cole of the Center for Postsecondary Research.

IU SPEA and CSR Investigators Study Public Support for Road Financing

New Indiana University research shows that, at best, only one in three Americans believe roads should be financed with benefit-based taxes... [Read more]

AAPOR Transparency Initiative

The Center for Survey Research has become a charter member in the AAPOR Transparency Initiative, supporting broader and more effective disclosure of research methods.

Free consulting hours!

CSR is holding open consulting hours twice a week at two different IUB campus locations this Fall 2015 Semester. More information here.