Fee for Services

MERC Evaluation Services

MERC provides evaluation services pertaining to proposal development, methods, and data support. MERC faculty and staff serve a variety of evaluation roles to best fit the investigators' needs, including as an internal or external evaluator, an evaluation consultant, or a social science expert. MERC strives to communicate results in a way that is both accessible and specific to the desired audiences.

Proposal Development • Grants or contracts • Research designs • Logic models • Survey methods • Broadening participation • Power analyses • Institutional Review Board (IRB) support
Mixed Methods Capabilities • Interviews • Focus groups • Observation rubrics • Longitudinal data collection • Advanced statistical methods • Needs assessments
Data Support Services • Document review • Survey and form creation • Tracking tools • Transcription • Data entry • Data cleaning • Data analysis • Data visualization • Technical writing

MERC Research Methodology Services

As a division of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Consortium, MERC supports interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research through consultation, direct support, and referrals to other entities to strengthen efforts at every stage.

Consulting • Pre proposal support • Broader impacts • Learning research • Methodologies
Direct Support • Key personnel • Co Investigation • Data collection • Analysis • Writing
Referrals • Expertise • Collaborators • Service providers • Community partners