Research and Environmental Scans

RPI is skilled in both qualitative and quantitative research methods and applies these skills in completing research and environmental scans to inform policy and program development and support decision-making. RPI has significant experience conducting research and environmental scans that include comprehensive literature reviews (peer reviewed and grey literature including best practices from other jurisdictions), scoping reviews, interviews and focus groups with key informants, review of documents and reports, collection of quantitative and qualitative data through surveys (telephone, mail, and internet-based questionnaires). RPI is skilled in quantitative analysis and has a strong understanding of statistical significance. RPI is familiar with numerous databases and research resources and is experienced at compiling data from multiple sources and methods into reports that meet client needs.

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