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Current faculty, staff, and student researchers can meet with a statistical consultant to discuss software questions, research methods, and statistical analysis.
All consulting appointments are held in Room 812 of University Library.
|Location||University Library Room 812|
|Hours||By appointment only - Make an appointment now|
|Cost||Free to all current Kent State faculty, staff, and students|
Our services are available for free to all current KSU faculty, staff, and students from any department and from any campus. We see many researchers who are designing an experiment or survey; analyzing data for a research article, thesis, or dissertation; writing result sections of papers; or responding to reviewers.
Currently, the software packages we officially support are:
Depending on the nature of your question, we may also be able to provide limited support for Stata.
Yes! If you can't make it to the Kent campus, we can do long-distance consulting appointments over Skype or Google Hangouts. You can request distance consulting during any of our regular time slots in the Scheduler. Just let us know in your signup form that you'd like what video conferencing software program you would like to use.
We help clients at any stage of the research process. However, our primary focus is on helping clients learn to use statistical and qualitative software. For example, we can work with you on:
We can provide advice and feedback to researchers about statistical analysis and methodology, but we cannot execute any part of the researcher's study on their behalf, nor can we act as principal statisticians or co-authors on a study.
Statistical Consulting does not provide any of the following:
When registering for an appointment, all clients are reminded that:
Statistical Consulting provides training and advice on the use of statistical and qualitative software. Researchers are responsible for their own methodology, data analysis, and data manipulation. Any guidance on methodology, data analysis, or data manipulation is only advice and does not supplant researcher judgment. The researcher is responsible for all decisions regarding the researcher's project.