Data Collection: The Advantage of a Traveling Team

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Research surveys frequently require timely data collection from specific geographies. In an era of declining response rates and decreased funding… Read more »

Better Field Interviewers Acquire Better Data

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Data, in research, is everything—and not just the accumulation of data in general, but the acquisition of high-quality data by… Read more »

The Critical Need for High-Quality Data Collectors: Avoiding Misinformation

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Research survey budgets are tight and scientists are increasingly concerned with obtaining high-quality data at the lowest possible cost. The… Read more »

Planes, Trains, and Bicycles Too: Transportation Research Surveys

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The world is changing, almost faster than we can keep up, and nowhere is this more apparent than on the… Read more »

GRIT Report Insights in Qualitative Research: The Need for High-Quality Data Collectors

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The Primacy of High-Quality Data The latest GRIT report offered valuable insights into the needs and priorities of research scientists,… Read more »

Survey Research and the Bathroom Bill

The Bathroom as Battleground The public bathroom has become a battleground that is being waged across the nation. North Carolina’s… Read more »

Survey Research, the Georgia Special Election and Understanding the Voter Mindset

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Special elections in a non-presidential or midterm election year are typically rather quiet affairs, with low turnout dominated by older,… Read more »

Recruiting CATI Data Collectors and Field Locators for GuLF Study

Can you describe in three sentences or less what you job entails? As a program manager for our Center for… Read more »

The GuLF Study and the Formation of a Disaster Response Platform

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The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill The Deepwater Horizon oil spill of April 20, 2010, is considered the largest accidental marine… Read more »

Headway in Research Goes to AAPOR

Recently, Headway attended the AAPOR Annual Conference in Austin, Texas. This year’s theme was “Reshaping the Research Landscape: Public Opinion… Read more »