Our Programs


Urban & Regional Analysis Program

urbanThe Urban & Regional Analysis program promotes scholarly analysis of Urban & regional problems through multidisciplinary research.  Our projects and services further our understanding of the causes and consequences of economic and social change. More…

Gerontology Program

gerontologyThe study of adult development and aging has become a central focus of researchers and educators in almost every university in the United States.  At the University of Pittsburgh, social science, medical, and legal expertise on aging issues can be found throughout the University. More…

Survey Research Program

surveyWe maintains a highly experienced staff of survey professionals, trained interviewers, and data management specialists.  SRP services are available to faculty, staff, and students throughout the University and to local, state, and federal agencies and others working in the public interest. More…

Qualitative Data Analysis Program

qdapAccurate, valid and reliable coding using computers is central to the content analysis process.  For new and experienced researchers, learning advanced project management skills adds hours of struggle in trial-and-error sessions.  The experienced coders and project managers working at QDAP deliver the annotated data researchers need in a timely and expert manner.  QDAP offers a rigorous approach to analyzing text. More…