Center for Social Research


CSR Services

With the help of the CSR staff, students, faculty, and clients will:

  • Learn the latest trends, methods, and best practices in your field/industry.
  • Understand and respond to people’s behaviors.
  • Evaluate key items needed for the success of your business.
  • Find out if your business actions are effective.
  • Discover innovative ways to grow and sustain your business.

The CSR offers several services to the Purdue University Fort Wayne campus and the Fort Wayne community to service their social research needs.

CSR utilizes the latest and most advanced technological capabilities, including:

  • Cutting-edge CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing) software.
  • Both video and audio recording capabilities for focus groups.
  • Web based survey technology.
  • The latest optical mark recognition scanning technology for mailed surveys.

CSR research services:

  • Data collection, analysis and reporting
  • Questionnaire design
  • Public opinion polling
  • Survey research
  • Needs assessment
  • Program evaluation
  • Focus group research
  • Mailed surveys
  • Telephone interviewing
  • One-on-one interviewing
  • Web surveying
  • Forecasting
  • Community Health Needs Assessment
  • Data Management
  • Community surveys