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.

world of statsaapor TI charter MemberThe 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.



Survey informs establishment of Science Gateways Community Institute

A web survey of the research community administered by the Center for Survey Research informed the design of a recently awarded $15M multi-partner NSF project to establish a Science Gateways Community Institute (SGCI). Read the full announcement here.

Erin Ables Joins the CSR as Study Director

Erin Ables joins the Center as our newest Study Director. Erin holds an MA in Psychological and Brain Sciences from Indiana University and a BA from the University of Chicago. Formerly the Survey Enhancement Coordinator for the Indiana Prevention Resource Center and a Social Policy Statistician with the Texas Legislative Council, Erin brings more than ten years of experience in research management, statistical analysis, and survey design to the CSR.

Erin, a native Hoosier who grew up in Northwest Indiana, enjoys food, family, reading, and crossword puzzles. On the weekends, you can find Erin perusing stalls at the Farmer’s Market, practicing yoga, and spending time with her husband, daughter, and dogs.

Free consulting hours!

CSR is holding open consulting hours each week during the academic year (except during holiday breaks and exam weeks). Please come see us Tuesdays 10AM-12PM at the Social Science Research Commons, Wednesdays 3-5PM at the Scholars' Commons, or contact us to schedule an appointment for a different time.