The Center for Nursing Research offers tools and resources to assist faculty, staff and students in their pursuit of research goals.
(1) Presenting Your Data
(4) CNR Research-Workshop Brown Bags (Tentative Fall Schedule)
During the Fall semester, the CNR will offer a research workshop at noon on the second Tuesday of each month.
September 9: Dissecting Articles
October 14: Concise Argumentative Writing
November 11: Statistics and Methods
December 9: Poster Design
(5) Research Facilities
Work Stations: cubicles for faculty or research assistants to work on research projects
File Space: file drawers and bookshelf space
Meeting Space: conference table for research team meetings or other uses
Interview Rooms: two rooms for interviews or completion of questionnaires
Clinical Research Space: additional research space with adjacent bathroom for blood draws or other clinical measures
(6) Research Computers and Software
SPSS: General Statistical Analysis
Atlas-Ti: Qualitative Coding
Hierarchical Linear and Non-Linear Modeling (HLM): Hierarchical Linear Modeling (Mixed Modeling)
AMOS and LISREL: Structural Equation Modeling (Including Path Analysis)
NORM: Missing Data Patterns/Analysis
MetaWin: Meta-Analytic Lit Review
(7) Faculty Research Support
Available services include data analysis, data entry, instrument location, and small-scale literature searches. The CNR can also assist in online surveys, using SurveyMonkey. Faculty members simply need to provide survey questions and a list of recipient e-mails.
(8) Faculty and Student Research Support
Nursing students and faculty have access to consultation and support from CNR RAs during their scheduled hours. In addition, the Virtual CNR is available 24 hours a day for self-service research assistance.