Data Collection & Management

Expertise in large or small studies, multisite or single site

Westat applies innovative methods and technologies to data collection and management whether using paper-and-pencil, in-person, or web-based surveys, or implementing touchscreen versions of audio computer-assisted self-interviewing (ACASI) and interactive voice response (IVR). We have an excellent reputation for large-scale data collection, including fielding nationwide surveys and gaining response from hard-to-reach populations.

Surveys, Questionnaires & Interviews

Gathering high-quality data about any topic begins with a survey that is well designed and easy to understand. We extensively pretest survey instruments using evaluation methods…

Coordinating Centers

Coordinating centers are key to public health and clinical research, serving as a hub for standardized data collection and centralized data management and reporting. Westat frequently…

Environmental & Biological Specimens

Westat has applied national field resources to collect environmental samples in homes, schools, and industrial facilities and has coordinated analyses at specialized laboratories…

Geospatial Systems

Westat is a leader and innovator in developing and applying global positioning system (GPS) technologies and geospatial systems for collecting, analyzing, visualizing, and reporting…

Human Subjects Protections

Westat’s Institutional Review Board (IRB) ensures protection of the rights and welfare of respondents in studies by reviewing and approving any research activity involving human subjects…

Center for Association Services

Westat partners with associations and nonprofits to enable them to make the informed decisions that deliver results by conducting list management, data management and analysis, survey research, and program design, implementation, and evaluation.