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

Faculty Name:
Sarah Canham

Department:

Faculty College:
Social Work

Email:
sarah.canham@utah.edu


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