Combining the talents of staff, faculty, students, and alumni of ULM, to provide services to the region, and to give ULM students valuable real-life experience in their chosen field of study.
Provide internship and/or volunteer opportunities for our students.
Since the research we conduct directly impacts local economy, our students will serve as a working example that there are meaningful career opportunities in research and development locally, nationally and internationally.
Goals of the SSRL
Encourage students to consider careers in research and development (R&D.)
Develop a team of
interdisciplinary research fellows who, in conjunction with efforts from our
students and others, can provide R&D services for our greater business
Educate and train students how to conduct research, where local and non-local internships augment this service-learning experience.
Incorporate an intergenerational
approach to service learning where all members of the community become educated
and involved in R&D.
Encourage local entrepreneurs to invest in R&D and augment these efforts by encouraging non-local entrepreneurs to invest in R&D on Louisiana’s northern frontier.
Assist undergraduate and graduate students with R&D background to obtain meaningful and lucrative jobs in the region first and then nationally.
Provide basic and advanced
research training to members of our community (i.e., lawyers, public officials,
Develop community partnerships to strengthen the interest in R&D through service-learning.
The SSRL offers several services and projects to help evaluate your business, non=profit organization, or governmental agency. These services include:
· Measurement (including reliability and validity studies
· Research Design
· Data Collection and Management:
o Focus Groups
o Controlled Experiments
o Analysis (Quantitative and Qualitative)