Qualitative data trainee for homelessness- and health-related research studies

Faculty Name:
Sarah Canham


Faculty College:
Social Work


Project Description:

Dr. Canham’s research examines the experience of hospital discharge and related topics for persons experiencing homelessness, as well as potential interventions. Based on data collected from multiple research projects, several lines of data analyses need to be pursued, including formal and informal support networks for persons experiencing homelessness, stigma experienced by homeless persons, medical respite interventions, and others.

Opportunity Type:

Volunteer; Prepare a UROP proposal

Student Role:

Conduct literature searches, synthesize literature, analyze qualitative data, presenter research findings

Student Benefits:

Develop qualitative research skills, peer-reviewed manuscript writing skills, and research presentation skills

Project Duration:

Variable duration, approx. 6-10 hours/week

Minimum Requirements:

Good organizational and communication skills; strong writing skills; access to a Mac computer