Our expert team has years of grant-writing experience and a proven track record in sponsored research. Our grant-writing assistance services include helping investigators with the following aspects of grant-writing: to decide if qualitative research is appropriate given their research aims, to craft a proposal, and to write the methods sections of grant proposals.
QHRC assists researchers in allocating funds for qualitative research projects. Your project can benefit from our experience in developing and tracking research budgets ranging from small pilot grants to nationally funded multi-year clinical trials.
QHRC assists in the development of qualitative and mixed method research projects. Whether you are at the grant-writing stage or need to design a data collection and analysis plan for an existing project, our design consultation services will streamline and improve your process.
QHRC is skilled at helping researchers navigate their ethical responsibilities with their Institutional Review Boards. Our services include providing interview guides and focus groups scripts for IRB review, as well as crafting language and guidelines for informed consent and managing risk to participants in qualitative studies.
Stakeholder Engagement and Focus Groups
Our team includes expert facilitators trained by the top experts in the field. We offer clients a wealth of experience in designing and facilitating both one-time focus groups and sustained stakeholder engagement processes.
In-depth interviews with patients, clinicians, and other stakeholders are the foundation of all significant, valid, and reliable qualitative health research. Our proven approaches to interview design will operationalize your research questions to ensure quality data. QHRC can conduct interviews, or train your researchers or assistants on interviewing techniques.
Transcription and Translation
Our bilingual transcription and translation team specializes in providing accurate, timely, and secure de-identified interview transcripts in both Spanish and English. Our transcriptionists and translators work on site on our HIPAA-compliant, encrypted server, and are specially trained to produce research-ready data.
QHRC provides on-going support to ensure high quality data. We can provide ongoing review and critique of transcripts and regular training sessions with your research team, or we will provide you with our own hand-picked and trained data collection professionals.
Analyzing qualitative data involves coding interview, ethnographic, or focus group data using inductive and deductive approaches. QHRC can facilitate the coding process for investigator-led coding of small projects, provide on-going training, analysis, and monitoring for large-scale projects, and provide trained coders to analyze projects. QHRC's standards and techniques ensure high intercoder reliability for accurate analysis and reporting in research.
QHRC can assist researchers in every stage of qualitative data analysis from initial thematic development and codebook design to advanced data queries and analytical memos. We provide full-service analysis as well as on-going support and training for your team.
QHRC can assist researchers and teams develop research papers, journal articles, and conference presentations. Our writing groups teach qualitative research article writing as well as provide critical feedback and accountability.
Our team is an expert at multiple qualitative data analysis packages including NVivo and MaxQDA. We can assist researchers in selecting the right software for their projects, set up projects, provide technical assistance, and on-going consultation.
Qualitative Analysis Software Training
Our experts can train researchers and assistants on popular software packages, including NVivo and MaxQDA.
Whether sitting down for the first time or the hundredth, our experts can train researchers and assistants on in-depth interviewing with hands-on activities.
Introduction to Qualitative and Mixed Methods
New to qualitative research? QHRC uses proven learning techniques and activities to guide researchers and teams through methodology, data collection, and analysis.