Survey Research


beach_scott_02Our highly qualified staff of survey professionals has the training and experience to design and conduct scientifically valid studies customized to client research needs.  SRP can help clarify study objectives, and provide advice on how to obtain the highest quality data within available resource constraints.  Our 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.  In addition, our services are available to faculty from other institutions.

We are able to carry out any or all phases of a survey research project including:

  • sample design
  • questionnaire design
  • data collection
  • participant recruitment efforts
  • data processing
  • statistical analysis

What makes SRP unique at the University is our survey data collection infrastructure:

  • 40+ station computer-assisted telephone interviewing (CATI) facility
  • a pool of trained and experienced interviewers
  • professional supervisory staff
  • continuous quality control recruitment efforts
  • advanced surveying capabilities such as Interactive Voice Response (IVR) and complex Web forms
  • FIPS 200 compliant procedures and data center

Experience & Services


Transparency Initiative

AAPOR TI_CharterMemberUCSUR is proud to be a charter member of the Transparency Initiative from the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR).

“AAPOR has for decades worked to encourage objective survey standards for practice and disclosure. The Transparency Initiative is our approach to the goal of an open science of survey research. We seek to recognize those organizations that pledge to practice transparency in their reporting of survey-based findings. In this initiative AAPOR acknowledges a member’s willingness to publicly disclose their procedures.”

Learn more here.