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Research Projects

Connected with experts from various fields within the Romain College of Business, Pott College of Science, Engineering and Education, College of Nursing and Health Professions and the College of Liberal Arts, CAR assists regional businesses and organizations with research initiatives and publications.

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Market Research

Utilizing the expertise of USI faculty to analyze the information about consumers' needs and preferences in an effort to support business and organization development and improve performance.

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Social Science Research

Social research is a research conducted by USI social scientists following a systematic plan. Social research methodologies can be classified as quantitative or qualitative.

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Environmental Studies

Environmental research experts conduct systematic surveys on the impact of human interaction within the environment in the interests of solving complex problems.

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Efficiency Studies

From operational efficiency to product cost effectiveness, CAR faculty assist in the analysis of an organizations capabilities and actions to improve improvement.

  • About previous CAR projects:

    TIF Study
    Spring 2016

    The University of Southern Indiana’s Center for Applied Research (CAR) has been selected by the Indiana Economic Development Association (IEDA) to conduct a comprehensive statewide study on tax incremental financing (TIF).
  • About previous CAR projects:

    Pacific Press Technologies Application
    Spring 2017

    In January 2017, students from USI’s Romain College of Business began working with Pacific Press Technologies to create a mobile application for their customers to use. The purpose of the app is to be able to easily calculate tensile strength for various metals.

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