The Odum Institute is committed to supporting the research efforts of UNC students, faculty, and staff. In order to honor that commitment we offer a variety of consultations, resources, and services to the UNC community.


 

Consultations

We offer consultations in each of the following research topics. Each section lists the consultants available for that topic. Please click the appropriate section to find the consultant most suited to answering your research questions.

Qualitative Research

The Odum Institute’s qualitative research consultant can help guide you through the planning , implementation, and analytical stages of your project. We also provide specialized computer programs for text analysis, as well as training and consultations in their use. Read more…

Quantitative Analysis

Quantitative research involves the collection, organization, presentation, and analysis of numerical data. The Odum Institute consultants can help you with quantitative research design, statistical analysis, and statistical software. Read more…

Mixed Methods Analysis

Since the Odum Institute has both quantitative and qualitative experts on staff, we are uniquely suited to provide mixed methods consultations. If you are working on a study that involves both qualitative and quantitative data, contact our consulting group to schedule an appointment. Read more…

Survey Research

The Odum Institute Survey Research Group offers consultations, training, and data collection services to the UNC-Chapel Hill community and beyond. In addition, it administers and provides consultations on the Qualtrics web survey tool available free of charge to UNC students, faculty, and staff. Read more…

Data Science

The Odum Institute’s data scientist specializes in network and computational social science, and is available for consultation on a variety of data science and big data topics. Read more…

Cyberinfrastructure

The Odum Institute’s cyberinfrastructure team can provide information technology resources for the UNC campus and beyond, particularly in terms of projects that are too large for regular desktops and laptops to handle. Read more…

Data Management

The Odum Institute Data Archive offers three tiers of data management and curation services, in order to best accommodate the varying needs of the research community. The Archive also offers specialized services including data de-identification, data security strategies support, and replication data verification. Read more…

Qualtrics

The Odum Institute brought the Qualtrics web survey tool to UNC ten years ago and now offers free weekly consultation hours for users in need of technical assistance. Read more…

Multimedia & Transcription

The Odum Institute provides various multimedia services, including consultation on and production of broader impact videos and video tutorials. We also offer transcription services for transcribing interviews, focus groups, and PDF files produced by your research projects. Read more…