Over 175 people attended the QC CAFE, UVa's first-ever research retreat for faculty and graduate students who use quantitative methods to study social behavior. Presented by the Quantitative Collaborative, it was held at the Boar's Head Inn on Friday, September 27, 2013. Proceedings will be posted soon.
The Center for Survey Research is excited to announce our purchase of Qualtrics, a research suite that is already improving our ability to conduct sophisticated, user-friendly online surveys. Qualtrics offers a very intuitive point-and-click user interface that reduces survey development time and makes project management more efficient.
Results of the second wave of the Jefferson Area Community Survey show that residents of the greater Charlottesville region strongly supported Democratic candidates for President and the United States Senate in this week's elections.
The Center for Survey Research has released the findings of a poll of Virginia voters in advance of the upcoming elections for the Presidency and the United States Senate. Results show that both races are virtual dead heats.
The 2011 Dan River Region Social Capital Survey was conducted by CSR in the spring of 2011. This telephone survey included 1,140 randomly selected individuals living in the City of Danville, Pittsylvania County and Caswell County, NC.
The first edition of our new, recurrent, omnibus survey of the Charlottesville-Albemarle region, the Jefferson Area Community Survey, launched in January 2012. For a one-page summary of the project and contact information, please click here.
CSR presented results of its recent methodological research at the annual AAPOR meetings in May 2011. CSR is showing that survey costs can be lowered, without introducing serious error, if part of the telephone sample is drawn from telephone directories rather than being randomly dialed.