The UCIPR provides full-service survey research services tailored to fit your specific needs. The IPR has state-of-the-art computer capabilities for data analysis, data tabulation and data management.
Telephone interviewing takes place in a supervised, centrally located 40+ station facility located within the Institute using a Computer-Assisted Telephone Interviewing (CATI) system. Mail surveys and Web-based surveys are also handled in-house with tools such as Qualtrics with secure access for Web-based surveys.
IPR's custom research services include the following:
- Telephone surveys
- Focus group interviews
- Mail surveys
- In-person interviews
- Web-based surveys
- Observational studies
- Needs assessment
The UCIPR partners with community organizations and non-profits to define their analytic needs, determine access to required data sources, and scope the level of effort to support analytics development.
Sample of Recent Data Analytics Project
The UCIPR updates and maintains FactsMatter, an online gateway to information about the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Region with specific data about how our regional community is doing in the areas of Education, Income, Health, and Quality of Life. Funding sources: United Way of Greater Cincinnati, Greater Cincinnati Foundation, The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation and Interact for Health.
Megan Meier, MA
Research Associate, Institute for Policy Research
The UCIPR provides independent program evaluation and research services, and technical assistance, to programs and initiatives throughout the Greater Cincinnati region and tri-state area. Evaluation research projects range from federally funded projects to those funded by local community based non-profit agencies.
Recent Evaluation Research Project Samples
- Evaluation of Opioid Quick Response Team Effectiveness – Partnership with Interact for Health. Funding source: Interact for Health.
- Evaluation of Youth with Mental Illness Interventions – Partnership with Hamilton County Mental Health & Recovery Services Board and Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Services. Funding agency (both projects): SAMHSA
- Evaluation of Youth At-Risk of Homelessness Interventions — Partnership with Lighthouse Youth and Family Services. Funding agency: ACF (Children’s Bureau)