The SC CTSI has expertise in designing and conducting qualitative research including development of discussion guides, focus group facilitation, interviews, codebook design and analytical techniques. These techniques can be valuable in conducting formative research to explore a specific issue or to provide greater context to your work.
The timeline for completing our work is contingent on receiving the data from the investigator in a timely manner and appropriate format. Consulting with a biostatistician at the study design or data acquisition phase is highly recommended. We will try our best to accommodate any time constraints you may have, but please understand that we are working on multiple projects with their own deadlines. General guidelines for the time needed are as follows:
Benefits for users
Obtain expert guidance on how to plan, design, implement and evaluate your research project using qualitative methodology.
The first hour of consultation is free. The cost per hour thereafter is $125/hour.