CARRS Research Services

Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing (CATI)

The CATI laboratory associated is a state-of-the-art interviewing system. Click here for further information on the advantages of using CATI and the ways in which it increases the quality and efficiency of survey research.

Mail and Web Surveys

CARRS has facilities and resources to conduct both traditional surveys through U.S. mail and sophisticated web surveys, using the nationally recognized SENSUS web survey software.  Web surveys are an efficient means of contacting large and diverse populations, and the SENSUS system provides state-of-the-art options for survey design and the fielding of questionnaires.

Focus Groups and Interviewing

CARRS maintains the hardware and software to implement focus groups and in-depth one-on-one interviewing with study participants.  Transcription services are available, as is sophisticated computer-supported qualitative data analysis software.  In addition, CARRS will train organizational staff to serve as focus group facilitators, if such training is consistent with the selected research design.