Research and Evaluation

We use a variety of mixed qualitative and quantitative methods to help our clients and partners derive the most useful information and knowledge they need from our research and evaluation studies. Our approaches are developmental, collaborative, culturally responsive and scientifically principled.

Our Promise

Our commitment to social justice means we bring the only the highest quality research and evaluation methods to our client’s projects. are acceptable We use a variety of mixed qualitative and quantitative methods to help our clients and partners derive the most useful (actionable?) information and knowledge they need from our research and evaluation studies. Our approaches are developmental, collaborative, culturally responsive and scientifically principled.

How We Can Help

Community Science provides a full range of research and evaluation capacities.

Our qualitative and qualitative research capacities include:

  • Basic and advanced statistical methods
  • Secondary data analysis and databases
  • Qualitative data collection and analysis that are culturally responsive

  • Transformation of scientific and practice literature into action principles
  • Landscape and evaluability analysis
  • Cross case study methods
  • Machine learning, data analytics and visualization
  • Software including: STATA, R, Python, ARC GIS, Tableau, VBA, SQL databases, HTML, JavaScript and Mapbox

We specialize in several types of evaluation that are supportive of our mission:

  • Place-based and systems change
  • Equity and social justice focused
  • Culturally Responsive
  • Community engagement and power building
  • Monitoring, evaluation and learning systems
Let’s do some good work together.
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