NIRSA supports research in the field of collegiate recreation to elucidate its impact on students, professionals and the campus community. The purpose of the NIRSA Research Advisement Work Team is to assist NIRSA professional and student members as well as other NIRSA committees in initiating research projects, evaluating methods or simply recommending best assessment practices. Services provided by the Work Team are not intended to replace or supersede institutional or academic advisement, nor are they intended to be comprehensive in nature.
How does a consultation work?
Complete the available request form, and you will be contacted by a representative from the NIRSA Research Advisement Work Team within one week. The representative will conduct a brief interview to ensure the work team can be of assistance in your current or future research or assessment project.
What services will the work team provide?
Identifying/clarifying a salient research topic
Aligning research goals with the NIRSA research agenda
Refining research questions, aims, and hypotheses
Identifying appropriate methods
Developing a timeline and budget
Accessing NIRSA databases and resources