Assisting researchers with their data acquisition and technology needs by providing and developing tools and resources that help meet their goals.
Research Information Systems has merged with the former computer department of The Research Institute on Addictions to bring researchers the best possible team to help meet their project goals.
We aspire to build relationships with university departments and schools at all levels so we can create, enhance and maintain a rich research IT infrastructure.
RIS offers onsite development of computer assisted interviewing via the use of UNICOM Data Analytics Software and/or RedCap integrated with the desktop workflow application HCL Domino. Using custom views, a project can be managed via calendar and/or participant database. Set appointments, assign staff and manage the daily workflow of your project.
Through online screening, eligible participants and contact information are automatically imported into your database. Monitor/track participation with realtime data from online questionnaires, EMA (daily diary) or Forms. Manage payments using automatic payment calculations and scheduling.
All tools are completely customizable to fit the needs of your project.
Ability to uniformly store and deliver project data in most standard formats for analysis. RIS maintains several database options. Oracle and SQL Server databases are used for large scale data processing, data management and archival schemas, customized to meet individual project requirements. SQL Server, MS Access, HCL Domino DB, MySQL and Sybase databases are also employed and available to University Researchers and Staff.
• Statistical software scripting services to support and assist in statistical data analysis (SPSS, SAS, R, etc.)
Our staff has the ability to evaluate and implement software necessary in conducting your research. Let us assist you by getting "under the hood" and explore how to best utilize and integrate software with the other components of your study.
Let our experienced staff assist in your website development.
Don't see something you need on the list? Please reach out with your data and web related project needs and we'll let you know if we can help!